Program Manager Introduction Course

Learn the ins and outs of how function as a program manager
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.1 out of 5 (103 ratings)
1,738 students
57min of on-demand video
English [Auto]

What Program Managers do
Resume Improvement
Program Management Basics
What Big Tech Companies look for


  • No specific requirements or prerequisites


Looking to switch careers into program management at a big tech company? Or perhaps you're looking to start interviewing soon for a program manager role.

Program managers have become ubiquitous at many tech companies and are quickly growing in more conventional industries and verticals as well. They drive progress across organizations, operate cross-functionally with different teams, and pivot on a dime to adapt to quickly changing market conditions and customer-centric needs. They also transcend beyond your typical project manager and come with domain expertise, design, and product sense.

Their responsibilities include:

  • Running strategic and operational projects and programs

  • Project/program execution, status reporting, maintenance, and process optimization

  • Using their extensive interpersonal skills to build consensus among cross-functional teams

  • Wielding influence to drive decision making

Who is this course for?

I made this course for those looking to land a role as a program manager, both technical and non-technical. By the end of the course, you will have a high-level understanding of the program manager role.

Course Content and What You'll Learn

In this intro 30-minute course you'll learn the following:

  • A quick introduction to the Program Manager

  • Who are Program Managers and what do they do?

  • What do Big Tech companies look for in Program Manager candidates?

  • How to become a Program Manager

  • A Quick Resume boost and handy tool to help you refine your resume

Who this course is for:

  • Those looking to become a program manager at a tech company
  • Those looking to interview at a tech company


Director: Technical Program Manager and Unblocker
Rion Angeles
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 1,177 Reviews
  • 8,028 Students
  • 3 Courses

Hello! My name is Rion and I'm a Director and Technical Program Manager at a  large Bay Area Tech company. There, I focus on unblocking and solving difficult strategic-level problems. I also take a keen interest on preparing others for a career in Program Management.

I carefully curate interesting and impactful content to help Program Managers prepare for interviews and scale beyond once they're in their role. When you learn with me, I promise to create valuable and useful content and help you land that awesome program manager role.

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