Ken Rother is an entrepreneur who has built and exited two successful tech/media startups. His experience is centered in operations, sales, product management, and technology. Mr. Rother is director of Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, which runs several hardware accelerator programs. He also is the managing director of eLab, an accelerator program for Cornell student startups, as well as a visiting lecturer of management at Cornell’s Johnson Graduate School of Management.
To effectively communicate with your manufacturing partners, you must have an accurate product requirements document, or PRD. In this course, you will create and iterate on a PRD. You will assess geographic, environmental, material, and design manufacturing considerations. You will then create an organizational chart to specify the team roles that you and your manufacturing partner need to fill. After selecting the appropriate manufacturing techniques for a product, you will establish product usage specifications that can get you to a manufacturable product.
You are required to have completed the following course or have equivalent experience before taking this course:
- Building and Validating Prototypes
Key Course Takeaways
- Outline the product requirements document
- Design and manufacture for your product's environment
- Fill the roles in your product team
- Choose your product's manufacturing techniques
- Develop your product specifications
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How It Works
3-5 hours per week
100% online, instructor-led
Who Should Enroll
- Product managers
- Usability experts
- Software engineers