On Deck Product Management

Learn, connect and level up with the best product leaders in tech

On Deck Product Management (ODPM) is a continuous community for ambitious product leaders who want to maximize their career to its greatest potential through professional development and access to a trusted network of peers.

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Apply by August 1st to join the next onboarding kicking off in early September.

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Join a trusted community of Product Leaders

Our members are ambitious senior product managers and product leaders at world class organizations who can support you throughout your career. They come from diverse backgrounds and they all share a strong spirit of service.

Anindya Dutta
Anindya Dutta
Product Manager
Angelo Liao
Angelo Liao
Product Manager
Katherine Chong
Katherine Chong
Director of Product
Thomas Christensen
Thomas Christensen
Growth Product Manager
Rafael Daraya
Rafael Daraya
Product Manager
Gandhar Tannu
Gandhar Tannu
Product Manager
Carolyn Jones
Carolyn Jones
Program Director
Valerie Garrison
Valerie Garrison
Senior Product Manager
Parikshit Lad
Parikshit Lad
Staff Product Manager
Racheal Chimbghandah
Racheal Chimbghandah
Product Manager
Benjamin Rodriguez
Benjamin Rodriguez
Product Lead
Ellie Williams
Ellie Williams
VP Product & Design
Ali Altaf
Ali Altaf
Product Manager
Nikita Mallya
Nikita Mallya
Software Product Manager
Muhammad Bhatti
Muhammad Bhatti
Product Manager
Christopher Pruijsen
Christopher Pruijsen
Product Management Lead
Layo Ogunbanwo
Layo Ogunbanwo
VP Product Strategy
Jerell Taylor
Jerell Taylor
Product Manager

A community to support you whenever you need

Enjoy ongoing access to a curated community of world-class product managers and product leaders to help brainstorm solutions to your everyday challenges

Meaningful connections with peers, mentors and future collaborators

Build long-lasting relationships with peers for support and accountability through curated connections. Or search the On Deck Directory to find and connect with other members.

Socialize and mingle with the On Deck community

Meet not only fellows in your cohort but across fellowships, in fun social events, and community mixers.

Here’s what other Fellows have been saying about their ODPM experience

Kunal Datta
Kunal Datta
Group Product Manager, Pacific Gas and Electric Company
ODF4

"In the ODPM fellowship, everyone is so open, honest, and willing to be vulnerable with each other. I really feel like I'm making true connections and that we are a part of a community."

Alex Karim Howard
Alex Karim Howard
Senior Product Manager, Zencargo
ODF4

“ODPM will give you the jolt of inspiration you need. You will gain a community of PMs that will share the same challenges as you. You will have honest and refreshing discussions with your peers in ways that will make you realise how much you needed them!"

Katherine Chong
Katherine Chong
Product Coach, Former Director of Product, OneClass
ODF4

"The ODPM community is the sounding board you've always wanted in your PM career. ODPM harnesses for you the domain expertise, life experiences and empathy of those who are with you along your journey, those who have come before you, and, everything in between."

Jordan Gross-Richmond
Jordan Gross-Richmond
Chief Product Officer, AMS Analytics
ODF4

"ODPM represents so much that is needed in the PM world: real community built on authentic connection, knowledge share, and safe space for vulnerable conversations; all supported by an incredible wheelhouse of resources at OnDeck.  These guys know how to recruit and build communities."

Sathya Viswanathan
Sathya Viswanathan
Associate Director Product Management, Kissflow
ODF4

"ODPM is a network of fellow PMs who are humble, eager to learn and grounded. This makes for a group that is sensitive, vulnerable, caring and open to sharing and learning from each other. It goes to show how carefully the community has been selected."

Srini Sekaran
Srini Sekaran
Senior Product Manager, Amazon
ODF4

"ODPM provides clarity and community. Being a product manager can be lonely and ambiguous. ODPM brings together ambitious product managers and leaders in the same room, giving them the tools to level up with intention and purpose."

Who should apply?

ODPM brings together ambitious senior product leaders who have a deep desire to level up and leverage their PM experience into more career optionality.

ODPM is perfect for you if...
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You’re a full time PM with minimum 3+ years of experience as an IC, Sr. PM, GPM, or director.
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You’re excited to share your product expertise with other fellows in intimate peer-to-peer learning settings.
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Your career ambitions extend beyond the traditional PM career ladder and performance review cycles.
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ODPM is not a fit if…
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You’re trying to break into your first product management role.
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You’re focused on only honing specific skills or competencies.
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You’re not interested in broadening and deepening your network.

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What you get with On Deck Product Management Fellowship

One-time fee of $4,990. Pay only when your application is accepted. Installment plans and scholarships available.
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12-month membership
Access to the On Deck Directory
1:1s with peers, leaders, and mentors
Customized learning tracks for product leaders
Community-led workshops
Remote networking events
Library of sessions and practical frameworks
BOOST YOUR CAREER
Pre-recorded Session

How to Leverage Your Product Management Craft

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Shreyas joins ODPM to discuss the ways that Product Management is maturing and becoming more disciplined, the importance of working and building products in various markets, and the ever-challenging topic of PM specialization.
Shreyas Doshi

Shreyas Doshi

Product Advisor to fast-growing startups
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Accelerate your career through specialized tracks led by the best in the industry

Level up your knowledge, skills and confidence as a product thought leader through education modules focused on specific outcomes taught by seasoned industry executives.

Product Excellence

You're an experienced PM who wants to hone and deepen your craft across the core competencies of strategy, execution, and collaboration. Understand how to take your PM practice and knowledge to the next level.
  • High agency PMing and ownership
  • Defining and driving product strategy
  • High impact execution, decision making and thriving in uncertainty
  • Excelling in high stakes & high performance situations
  • Rigorous approaches to solving challenging problems

Product Leadership

Leading a team of product managers requires a new set of skills – your team is your product. Understand what it takes to become a great leader and meaningfully drive impact by unlocking the full potential of your team.
  • Developing and scaling high performance teams
  • Managing people through servant leadership
  • Influencing across and effectively communicating your product vision
  • Delivering strong team outcomes
  • Defining and differentiating yourself as a product leader

Continuously level up and gain confidence with weekly Learning Sessions

Acquire specialized frameworks, knowledge and skills to become a more confident product manager via live sessions and fireside chats with incredible guests and an extensive library of content.

Practical learning opportunities

Regularly expand and refresh your knowledge on a variety of in-demand and relevant topics that you can apply immediately to your job

High signal sessions with industry’s best

Join intimate deep dives and fireside sessions with top guests

Ever-growing library of content

Enjoy ongoing access to a database of recorded sessions so you can learn on your own schedule
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Lessons From Product to VC
Hunter Walk
Partner
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Homebrew
Managing Uncertainty as a Product Leader
John Cutler
Head of Product Education
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Amplitude
Designing Your Product Career
Jackie Bavaro
Author
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Cracking the PM Career
High Leverage Product Principles
Shreyas Doshi
Product Advisor
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Fmr Stripe, Google
Why Writing is a PM Superpower
Lenny Rachitsky
Founder
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Lenny’s Newsletter, Fmr Airbnb
Scaling and Leading Great Product Teams
Andrius Baranauskas
Director of Product
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Shopify

Everything you need to accelerate your career, for years to come

On Deck Product Management is a life-long community with a 4-week immersive onboarding to help you build lasting relationships from Day 1.
Application Process
Fill out the application form to be considered for the ODPM Membership
We review each application, putting special emphasis on our core values
Successful candidates will be invited to an interview with the ODPM Program Director
4-Week Onboarding
Welcome aboard! The next 4 weeks is an opportunity to get immersed into the community and learn how to navigate On Deck to achieve your goals for the years ahead!
Attend kick-off and orientation sessions
Meet up with your curated connections
Focus on specific learning outcomes with deep-dive educational modules
Join community mixers and build meaningful connections with your ODPM peers

Lifelong Community

The onboarding was just the beginning! Once complete, you can officially start benefiting from ongoing access to everything your ODPM membership has to offer.
Education tracks designed and led by leaders you know and respect
Signature sessions with world-class speakers
Access to the On Deck Directory
Social and networking events
Small group and 1:1 coaching
Curated connections with other members
Mastermind sessions with trusted peers
Opportunity to explore other options within the On Deck ecosystem

Apply to On Deck Product Management

ODPM Membership is $4990/year. If accepted, we’ll work with you to help expense through L&D. Payment plans available.
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What does a typical month at ODPM look like?

Programming for ODPM is 2-3 hours per week. You can dive into everything, or take a step back when you’re too busy. The community will be there for you.

ODPM Calendar

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Thought Leadership

Read stories from our alumni

Leadership Through Ownership: A Product Manager’s Guide

This guide covers what it means to have an owner’s mindset, where teams go wrong in achieving and maintaining strong morale, and how product managers are specifically well positioned as leaders to affect change across their organization.

Akanksha Manik Talya
13
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On Deck Product Management is a lifelong, invite-only community with a 4-week immersive onboarding to help you build lasting relationships from Day 1.
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FAQ

Who should apply?

To be a good fit :  

  • You are a senior PM who has shipped multiple products, can "talk shop" with other PMs and help other PMs (~ 3-5 yrs experience in a product management role).
  • You think broadly and creatively about their career, are not confined to thinking linearly and have a deep desire to explore more and leverage your PM experience into more optionality.
  • You have a desire to contribute to the broader product community 
  • You should be excited about being both a mentor and a mentee to other fellows with different levels of experience and backgrounds.
  • You should be eager to be an active participant in a growing community, as much of the value of On Deck comes from the network and peer-to-peer learning
How does this differ from other product management programs?

Most PM programs are primarily concerned with just leveling your skills up, with limited community involvement. They often don’t focus on you as an individual, and aim to help you get better at your job. ODPM is different for this reason, because it focuses on all three of the following together:

  1. Helping you hone your skills through hands on workshops and expert speakers.
  2. Creating a trusted network of PM peers – people you can turn to for the toughest problems, high quality and matched by specialization. No other program on the market is as intentionally focused on this. 
  3. Productizing your knowledge and experience. No other program on the market is as intentionally focused on this. A passive flywheel for opportunities. Proven formula that you can repeat as you gain more experience.
What does it cost? What do I get access to as a participant?

ODPM membership is $4,990/year.

After acceptance, we’ll work with your team to expense some or all of the cost as L&D.

As a participant, you get access to:

* Annual programming & curriculum, including live and recorded programming, breakout sessions and guided workshops.

* On Deck’s online community and On Deck Directory, where you’ll be able to search and filter the Directory and Slack community to learn more about your peers and ask or answer questions.

* Dedicated Mastermind groups with peers from diverse and similar backgrounds to build accountability and a support network - the PM role can be lonely!

* And ultimately, the life-changing opportunity to build relationships with high potential, high octane people.  This community will likely follow you deep into your ever-evolving career.

Are there scholarships or financing options available?

Our goal is to make the Fellowship accessible to the absolute best talent, no matter their financial situation.

All Fellows have the option to pay in four monthly installments (with no interest or additional charges). We also have a limited number of scholarships available thanks to our Access Fund. Information about scholarship applications will be provided to accepted Fellows closer to the kickoff date.

What is the time commitment?

Between attending your workshops and giving peer feedback, you should expect your PM workshops to take up around three to 2-3 hours a week. The more time you put in, the more opportunities to network and get the most out of the program.

Can I participate from anywhere in the world?

Yes: ODPM will be run entirely remotely. This enables participation from all corners of the world. We’ve spent multiple ODF cohorts mastering the playbook for building remote communities and relationship building online, and will apply the same approach here.

Post-COVID, we’ll return to organizing offline programming like dinners, small gatherings, and retreats, but the core Fellowship will remain a remote-first experience.

What happens after the first year of membership?

After one year of membership, you will have the opportunity to renew your membership. If you choose not to renew your membership, you will lose access to all On Deck platforms, networks, and content.

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