BoK Training Program

PDMA Body of Knowledge Professional Development Training Program

The PDMA Body of Knowledge (BoK) is a comprehensive program that covers the fundamental principles of product development and management. It has been built over the years by hundreds of contributors and can be applied to a wide range of industries. As a result, PDMA has decided to offer this content as a Professional Development Program for our community.

This training will be especially helpful to new product development professionals, managers and members of product development teams that want to gain a greater understanding of new product development and management. Topics will focus on fundamental principles that facilitate successful product development and product management across a broad range of industries and individual organizations with instructors deeply experienced in each area.

Knowledge Areas include:

  1. Strategy
  2. Portfolio management
  3. New products process
  4. Culture, organization, and teams
  5. Tools and metrics
  6. Market research
  7. Life cycle management

After successful completion of the BoK Professional Development Training Program, you will earn certification in the PDMA Body of Knowledge.