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  1. 1 - THE ULTIMATE AI CAREER COURSE

    1.1 Welcome to "Master Your Career with AI"
    4 Topics
  2. 1.2 Launch Your Path to Success
    2 Topics
  3. 1.3 What is AI and Why it Will Change Everything
    5 Topics
  4. 1.4 Your Feedback
  5. 2 - AI CAN HELP YOU IN YOUR CAREER
    2.1 Most Important Career Activities you Need to Master
    10 Topics
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    10 Quizzes
  6. 2.2 How AI can Become Your Superpower
    2 Topics
  7. 2.3 Your Feedback
  8. 3 - TOP GENERATIVE AI TOOLS YOU NEED TO KNOW
    3.1 These 5 Gen AI Tools You Need To Master
    5 Topics
  9. 3.2 AI Writing Tools Which Are Magic
    6 Topics
  10. 3.3 AI Voice Tools Which Listen To You
    3 Topics
  11. 3.4 Learn These Mind Blowing AI Art Tools
    6 Topics
  12. 3.5 These AI Video Generator Are Game Changer
    6 Topics
  13. 3.6 Your Feedback
  14. 4 - AI'S INFLUENCE ON THE FUTURE OF WORK
    4.1 AI Solutions Shaping Industries
    8 Topics
  15. 4.2 How AI Is Transforming Jobs
    8 Topics
  16. 4.3 New AI Jobs and Opportunities
    10 Topics
  17. 4.3 Your Feedback
  18. 5 - LEARN TO PROMPT PERFECT (ACCESS TO 100+ PROMPT LIBRARIES)
    5.1 Learn to Use AI for Your Benefit
    3 Topics
  19. 5.2 Your Feedback
  20. 6 - The POWER OF CERTIFICATES (ACCESS TO 100+ Certificates)
    6.1 Get Yourself a Certificate
    2 Topics
  21. 6.2 Your Feedback
  22. 7 - WHERE TO FIND AI JOP OPENINGS? (ACCESS TO 100+ AI Job Openings)
    7.1 AI Job Catalogs
    6 Topics
  23. 7.2 Your Feedback
  24. 8 - USE AI TO LEVEL UP IN YOUR CURRENT ROLE
    8.1 Become an AI Expert in Your Domain
    3 Topics
  25. 8.2 How to Use AI as a Promotion Booster
    3 Topics
  26. 8.3 AI-Powered Networking
    4 Topics
  27. 8.4 Your Feedback
  28. 9 - HOW AI CAN HELP YOU GETTING A NEW/DREAM JOB
    9.1 AI To Create A Perfect Application
    6 Topics
  29. 9.2 Enhancing Interview Performance with AI Insights
  30. 9.3 Your Feedback
  31. 10 -AI ON THE WAY TO AGI - ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS
    10.1 Ethical Questions and Considerations using AI
    6 Topics
  32. 10.2 Your Feedback
  33. 11 - AI POWERED CAREER PLANNING - NEXT SECRET TO SUCEES
    11.1 Creating a Career Plan with AI-driven Insights
    3 Topics
  34. 12 - AI Newsletters and Resources
    12.1 - Key AI Publications, Newsletter and Resources
    5 Topics
  35. 13 - Roadmap
    13.1 - Roadmap and Releases
  36. TBD Parking Lot
    Course Recap
    2 Topics
  37. Additional Resources
    1 Topic
  38. Make AI your Career Superpower
    4 Topics
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4.3.4 AI Product Manager

AI Product Manager

ROLE OVERVIEW

An AI Product Manager is a specialized role that sits at the intersection of artificial intelligence technology, product development, and business strategy. This professional is responsible for guiding the vision, strategy, and execution of AI-driven products, ensuring that they meet market needs while leveraging the latest advancements in machine learning and data analytics. They balance technical understanding with customer empathy, translating complex AI concepts into tangible solutions that deliver value to both the user and the organization. By harmonizing the efforts of data scientists, engineers, and business stakeholders, an AI Product Manager orchestrates the product lifecycle from ideation to launch, navigating the unique challenges and opportunities presented by AI technology

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Vision and Strategy: Define the vision and strategy for AI products, aligning with both customer needs and business objectives.

  • Product Development: Collaborate with data scientists, engineers, and designers to guide the product development lifecycle.

  • Market Research: Conduct market research to identify opportunities for AI innovation and competitive positioning.

  • Product Roadmap: Create and prioritize product roadmaps, feature backlogs, and development milestones.

  • Performance Metrics: Establish metrics and KPIs to measure product performance and impact on business goals [8] and [13].
 

 

EDUCATION AND SKILLS

  • Foundational Education: A solid foundation in product management is crucial. This can be achieved through a general PM course or a bachelor’s degree in fields like computer science, data science, or AI[18].

  • Specialization in AI: Specialization programs in AI Product Management are increasingly available. These programs, ranging from a few months to more extensive courses, cover AI fundamentals, machine learning algorithms, and the application of AI in product management. Notable programs include:
    • AI Product Manager Nanodegree from Udacity
    • AI Product Management Specialization from Duke University via Coursera
    • AI Product Management certification from Product HQ[18].

  • Practical Experience: Hands-on experience with AI projects, even in an informal capacity, is invaluable. This can be through joining a product development team working on an AI project or executing your own trial AI project[10].

HOW TO BECOME ...

To become an AI Product Manager, follow these steps:

  • Obtain a Secondary School Diploma: Focus on subjects like chemistry, physics, mathematics, and statistics[4].
  • Complete a Bachelor’s Degree: Opt for a bachelor’s degree in computer science, data science, artificial intelligence, or a related field. Prestigious institutions may require entrance exams like the JEE[4].
  • Pursue a Master’s Degree: Consider a master’s degree in artificial intelligence or a related discipline for advanced knowledge and skills[4].
  • Earn Certifications: Enroll in AI courses or diploma programs to enhance your skills. Certifications in data science, deep learning, and machine learning are beneficial[4].
  • Acquire Practical Experience: Gain hands-on experience through projects, hackathons, and participation in online courses and bootcamps. Practical experience with real-world problems is crucial[4].

In summary, becoming an AI Product Manager involves a blend of foundational product management education, specialized training in AI, and practical experience in AI projects. To transition into an AI Engineer role, a strong educational background in relevant fields, certifications, and practical experience are key components.

FREE COurses

Here are free AI Product Manager online courses with citations:

  1. Becoming a Product Manager on LinkedIn Learning provides a comprehensive introduction to product management, covering everything from the differences between project and product managers to designing and running experiments. This course is particularly accessible for those with a premium LinkedIn account or those willing to sign up for a 30-day trial.
  2. Brand and Product Management by IE Business School on Coursera offers an in-depth look at developing effective product and brand strategies. While the course is free to audit, those seeking certification or graded projects will need to opt for a paid upgrade.

Please note that while some courses may be free, others might require signing up or may offer free trials. Always check the latest information on the course page for the most accurate details regarding pricing and access.

UNIVERSITIES COurses & CERTIFICATIONS

Here are AI Product Manager courses and certifications offered by universities:

  1. AI Product Management Specialization РDuke University through Coursera

    • This specialization provides a foundational understanding of how machine learning works and when and how it can be applied to solve problems. It focuses on applying the data science process and industry best practices to lead machine learning projects, and developing competency in designing human-centered AI products which ensure privacy and ethical standards. The courses focus on the intuition behind these technologies, with no programming required, and merge theory with practical information including best practices from industry[1][3][8].
  2. Professional Certificate in AI and Machine Learning РStanford School of Engineering

    • This prestigious program delves into algorithmic techniques, data analysis, and computational statistics, with a focus on real-world applications. Participants will gain a deep understanding of AI and ML principles, preparing them for advanced roles in tech-driven industries. The curriculum is delivered by leading experts, ensuring a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical expertise[2].
  3. Specialization in Machine Learning Product Management РUniversity of Washington

    • This specialization is designed to enhance ML product strategy and business value. It teaches how to evaluate, design, and implement machine learning applications from scratch or in existing products. The course covers developing use cases and explores best practices for ML implementation, including creating a strategic product launch plan for an original ML project[6].

These courses and certifications are designed to equip professionals with the skills needed to manage AI products effectively, bridging the gap between AI technology and business strategy.

SALARY INFO

Below is a table summarizing the US salary information for an AI Product Manager, including the source name with a textual representation of the link to the sources, the average annual salary, and the salary ranges. All data is presented in USD.

Source NameAverage Annual SalarySalary Ranges
Glassdoor (link)$121,922Not specified
Indeed – Scale AI (link)Approximately $183,623Not specified
Levels.fyi – C3.ai (link)Median $282,000$163,000 – $439,000
Glassdoor – C3 AI (link)Median $228,000$188,000 – $282,000
Indeed – data.ai (link)Approximately $189,089Not specified
Levels.fyi – Scale AI (link)Median $155,000$125,000 – $236,000
Glassdoor (link)$146,330Not specified
Indeed – Scale AI Monthly (link)$156,012 (Calculated from monthly)Not specified
Levels.fyi – Momentive.ai (link)Median $123,000 (Canada)$88,000 – $123,000
Glassdoor – data.ai (link)Base $151,000Not specified
Indeed – data.ai Monthly (link)$160,656 (Calculated from monthly)Not specified
Levels.fyi – Viz.ai (link)Not specified$174,000 – $244,000
Glassdoor – C3 AI Senior Product Manager (link)Not specified$226,000 – $326,000
Indeed – Moveworks.ai (link)Approximately $156,761Not specified
Glassdoor – Scale (link)$145,991Not specified
Indeed – data.ai Hourly (link)$169,555 (Calculated from hourly)Not specified
Glassdoor – bld.ai (link)$156,637Not specified
Indeed – data.ai Senior Product Manager (link)Approximately $202,000Not specified
Glassdoor – Level AI Lead Product Manager (link)$199,241Not specified
Indeed – Scale AI Product Marketing Manager (link)Approximately $118,796Not specified

Please note that some sources did not specify exact salary ranges, and for monthly or hourly salaries, annual equivalents were calculated assuming 12 months per year and 2080 working hours per year, respectively. The salary for Momentive.ai is listed for Canada as a reference point.

LEARNING VIDEOS

11:45 min.

Credits and a Big Thank you to Dr. Nancy Li – Director of Product

8:33 min.

Credits and a Big Thank you to Dr. Bart Jaworski

CITATION & References

[1] https://airfocus.com/glossary/what-is-ai-product-manager/ 
[2] https://www.productplan.com/learn/ai-product-management/ 
[3] https://www.upwork.com/resources/ai-product-manager 
[4] https://www.simplilearn.com/tutorials/artificial-intelligence-tutorial/how-to-become-an-ai-engineer 
[5] https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/rise-ai-product-manager-6-key-skills-one-aseem-dokania 
[6] https://productschool.com/blog/future-of-tech/ai-product-manager 
[7] https://producthq.org/career/ai-product-manager/how-to-become-an-ai-product-manager/ 
[8] https://www.datascience-pm.com/ai-product-manager/ 
[9] https://www.tealhq.com/skills/ai-product-manager
[10] https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/4-easy-steps-become-ai-product-manager-without-art-tawanghar 
[11] https://producthq.org/career/ai-product-manager/ai-product-manager-skills/ 
[12] https://www.getbridged.co/role/ai-product-manager 
[13] https://www.tealhq.com/career-paths/ai-product-manager
[14] https://productschool.com/blog/future-of-tech/how-to-become-a-product-manager-for-ai-ml-products 
[15] https://jobs.careers.microsoft.com/global/en/job/1610098 [16] https://www.coursera.org/specializations/ai-product-management-duke 
[17] https://www.toptal.com/product-managers/artificial-intelligence/ai-product-manager 
[18] https://careerfoundry.com/en/blog/product-management/ai-product-manager/ 
[19] https://producthq.org/career/machine-learning-product-manager/ 
[20] https://producthq.org/career/machine-learning-product-manager/how-to-become-a-machine-learning-product-manager/

Courses and Certifications
[1] https://www.coursera.org/specializations/ai-product-management-duke 
[2] https://www.tealhq.com/certifications/ai-product-manager 
[3] https://online.duke.edu/course/ai-product-management/ 
[4] https://www.getbridged.co/course-reviews/ai-product-management-specializations 
[5] https://www.techtarget.com/whatis/feature/10-top-artificial-intelligence-certifications-and-courses 
[6] https://www.pce.uw.edu/specializations/machine-learning-product-management
[7] https://www.udacity.com/course/ai-product-manager-nanodegree–nd088¬†
[8] https://www.coursera.org/learn/machine-learning-foundations-for-product-managers

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