This course highlights the importance and role of software product management. It also provides an overview of the specialization, as well as its goals, structure, and expectations. The course explains the value of process, requirements, planning, and monitoring in producing better software.
Heba Ledwon completed this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
I very much liked the course. It's informative and easy to go through. The reading material is helpful. As I had some workshops on the topic, I wasn't completely new to the material. Nevertheless it was a good revision for me. The course is short and focuses specially on the essential pieces of information needed to internalise agile working methods - which could be useful if you don't have an engineering background.
Oliver Tacke completed this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
I really liked the course. It was too easy for my taste, but that's normal for an introduction, I guess. What I really appreciated: You can actually interact with the staff, and they seem to be willing to iteratively improve the course -- quite in line with the principles of Agile Software Development :-)
Tal Raviv completed this course, spending 4 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Martha and Adam did a very good job with this MOOC.
The lectures and reading material are very clear and well organized (in fact I could do very well by using either one of these media but this is ok).
The programming tasks are as helpful as automatically graded tasks can be.
The quizzes are a bit petty but still achieve their goal, to make sure that the notation and terminology are well understood.
I already started to learn the next course in this 4 courses specialization, which is the best testimony to my satisfaction.
Sheila Chang completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
I have to agree with others, this course is very easy but it is the introduction for the specialization.
The big message here is "developing the right product, the done right and managed right".
I know that it seems easy but those are what make us crazy everyday. The message is simple, practicing is another story.
Of course, taking just any introductory course won't make anyone a product manager.