So you know how to be a great Product Manager. You’ve worked with cross functional teams, you’ve launched great products, you’ve resolved conflicts within between stakeholders and proven your mettle in the tech world.
Yeah, that’s nice and all, but everyone knows that the only TRUE test of your PM skills is a trivia quiz. So we’ve come up with 40 questions which will test your understanding of PM acronyms, common myths, and general product tomfoolery.
Once you’re done, check your score below and see how you did!
How Did You Do?
Check your score and find out what your next steps should be…
0-15: Aspiring 🐣
You’re probably an aspiring Product Manager, or you’re curious about the industry and wondering whether it’s the right one for you. Welcome! Don’t feel overwhelmed by all of the acronyms we’ve just thrown at you – these things take time to learn.
But everything in Product Management is learnable. Get started with the product glossary, which can fill you in on all of the basics. You can also get a free copy of The Product Book, which is a go-to for new and seasoned PMs alike.
You should also check out our masterclass on How to Build World Class Digital Products. Since you took the time to finish a 40 question quiz (go you!) we’re giving you free access right here.
16-35: Newbie PM 🐓
Ok, so you’ve picked up a few things, but you’ve got a lot left to learn. The good news is that you’ve got a solid foothold on some of the key principles.
All you need to do is get some more experience, do some networking, and think about getting certified as a Product Manager. Getting certified will help to fill your knowledge gaps and consolidate what you already know.
Now is the time to start building good PM habits and learning from the best. These are some pretty formative years of your career, so start collecting tips and tricks from those who do it best. Check out our events calendar for free upcoming webinars.
36-40: Reigning PM 🦅
Good job! You’re a champion Product Manager! Now it’s all about fine-tuning what you know, and gaining fresh perspectives.
Do you have your ticket for the next #ProductCon? We get PMs at the top of their game to share their experiences and help you level up.
You should also check out our YouTube channel, where we upload fresh content from top product professionals from Google, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Nike, Uber…pretty much any company that has digital products.
Fill Your Knowledge Gaps
Miss anything in the quiz? Here are some guides to get you started.
Learn the main differences between similar, but different, concepts:
- The Difference: Prototype vs MVP
- The Difference: UX vs UI
- The Difference: Agile vs Scrum
- The Difference: Qualitative vs Quantitative Data
- The Difference: User Flows vs User Journeys
- The Difference: OKRs vs KPIs
Get the lowdown on key Product Management skills:
- Product Management Skills: Stakeholder Management
- Product Management Skills: User Research
- Product Management Skills: Influence Without Authority
- Product Management Skills: Conflict Resolution
If you’re looking for even more learning and insights, come and join us in our community for all things Product Management: Product School Pro.