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Building and Leading Innovative Organizations

Learn how to build a scaled product enterprise. Align organizational support functions with a product framework. Build a pathway for a sustainable, value maximizing enterprise.




12 Weeks


8-10 Hours per Week

As product suites mature and products grow into platforms, the product manager must organize and lead Lean Product Portfolios. This course helps current and aspiring product enterprise leaders understand the conceptual framework that enables achieving the vision of a customer-centric business model built on lean principles. It explains the details of building a scaled product enterprise and explores alignment of organizational support functions with a product framework for a sustainable value maximizing enterprise at scale.

What You'll Learn

Who Will Benefit

Course Topics

Part I: Lean Product Portfolios - Beyond Value Stream Mapping

Focuses on building and managing individual products and scaling to a portfolio of products to maximize value creation.

Key concepts explored include developing a customer-centric approach, value stream mapping across related products, product design using lean principles for product lines and product suites, building scalable enterprise architecture, user research and human-centered design, day-to-day product management, portfolio roadmap, strategies for product life cycle management, and creating and managing a complex product portfolio using lean principles.

Part II: Lean Enterprise Framework - Transform the Business Model

Provides a foundational understanding of what a Product Enterprise can be, why it makes sense to build one, identifies key roles and provides an approach to shape the transformation journey.

Build critical expertise in product driven business capabilities that power multiple value streams, the creation of a portfolio strategy that enables creation and use of scalable and reusable technical capabilities, a framework for prioritization that maximizes long-term business value alongside customer centricity, business model design that aligns product value streams to business capabilities to technical platforms and solutions, and an operational model to accelerate modernization of complex outdated systems into state of the art, modern apps.

Part III: Customer-Centric Enterprise - Scale Product Lifecycle Management

Provides a flexible and customizable playbook to build out a Product Enterprise and evolve an organization’s Business Model. It explores the build out of a robust thought framework, creation and alignment of multiple building blocks to evolve a fully operational model of a scaled product enterprise.

Explore key concepts in understanding a product enterprise and how it works, achieving strategic and operational enterprise alignment using the OKR framework across the product portfolio, building and implementing a product platform strategy, organizational governance and risk framework in a product enterprise, aligning organizational functions to transform to a product-first approach, and maximizing organizational value creation through a scaled product framework.

Learning Experience


Asynchronous Lectures

Coaching and Mentoring

Live Office Hours

Peer Interactions and Networking

Project-Based Learning

Real-World Assignments