PRODUCT MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS COURSE Brought to you by Cadena Growth Partners

Embracing best-practices to Ship & Scale Products that are Desirable, Feasible & Viable

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How it works

Step 1

for free

The Product Management Fundamentals Course is free to take.

Step 2

Take the course
in your own time

The 60 minute course can be completed in one sitting, or over several sessions.

Step 3

Mint your NFT

Mint your NFT certificate (optional)
If you score 80% or higher on the quiz questions, you will get the option to mint an NFT certificate on completion for 600 UBU.

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Course Highlights

Welcome & Opening Address

Meet your educators and understand the context of the Product Management Fundamentals 101 Module.

Key Fundamentals for Product Management

Start off with an icebreaker exercise, and dive into the history of product management. Understand how to define product management, and how to identify the key traits of product managers, along with how organizations can embrace product management.

Discover & Define

Learn about the theory of Jobs to be Done, embrace design thinking and human-centered design approach. Learning through examples of companies that apply Customer-Led Product Design.

Develop & Release

Explore the Innovation approach through Agile and Lean best practices. Expand your knowledge on Rapid Prototyping in MVP development, with various examples of companies that apply Agile, Lean and Rapid Prototyping Best Practices.

Scale & Augment

Understand the scaling principles and inspect Doblin’s 10 Types of Innovation through a variety of examples of companies applying Doblin’s 10 Types of Innovation.

Product Management 101 Closing

Wrap up the module content relating to the Product Management Fundamentals and resource sharing from your educators.

What you get


Interactive Learning

Understand the key fundamentals about Product Management.


From Basics to Brilliance

Learn about the history and definition of Product Management.


Empowered Skillset

Explore the product management lifecycle and develop innovative product solutions.


Certified Expertise

Earn a certification upon completion, bolstering your professional and personal growth for future jobs.


Community & Support

Join a community of learners, share ideas, and get your questions answered.

Meet your educators

Tim Mitchell

Customer-Led Digital Transformation Specialist

Tim Mitchell is a Digital Transformation Leader who has held leadership positions at Cadena Growth Partners, Flux Labs and Deloitte Africa. He holds a Global MBA in Digital Transformation (Cum Laude) from the University of Barcelona and is a specialist in Digital Transformation, Innovation, Strategy and Customer Centricity.

Tim spends his time shaping the digital transformation journeys for corporates and entrepreneurs across sub-Saharan Africa, working from digital strategy definition through to implementation. He has played a key role in initiating the digital transformation journey for over 50 blue-chip firms in sub-Saharan Africa, through his immersive Digital Lab approach to rapid digital strategy development.

Tim leads engagement teams, facilitates digital workshops, presents keynotes and speaks on panels at digital conferences, guest-lectures and provides MBA-supervision at GIBS Business School. He also coaches the continent's next wave of emerging technology start-ups. Tim has been recognized for his leadership in Digital Transformation, receiving Mail & Guardian’s “Top 200 Young South Africans” award in 2020 in the Science & Technology category. He was also named by TechSee as one of the “22 Digital Customer Service Trailblazers in 2022.

Zethu Dhlodhlo

Senior Consultant

Zethu is a Senior Consultant at Cadena Growth Partners. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant by profession with a first attempt pass at the Initial Test of Competence (ITC) and Assessment of Professional Competence (APC), the foremost of her experience is in Technology, Real estate, Mining, Aviation, and logistics, Manufacturing and retail and Advertising industries which exhibits her knowledge in Financial Reporting, Auditing, Tax, Management Accounting and Finance, US GAAPand SEC reporting.

Her previous experience includes being a Regional Operations Manager for a Tech start-up – Bolt Services (Pty) Ltd, where she developed strategies to strengthen the value proposition to continually grow the supply and demand base, performance, quality, compliance and retention and revenue growth through achieving operational milestones and key metrics.

She is also a former Manager and Trainee in the Audit and Assurance Business at Deloitte South Africa. Zethu is registered with the South African Institute for Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Accounting - CA stream) degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting.

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Frequently Asked Questions


What is Africarare?

Africarare is a metaverse for African creativity. It’s a 3D virtual reality experience that is set in Ubuntuland, a virtual world which marries creativity and commerce.

What is Ubuntuland?

Ubuntuland is a circular region in Africa’s Metaverse in which users can create and monetize experiences like art exhibitions, concerts, film festivals, business meetings, games, and social experiences.

What is the Product Management Course about?

This course delves into the key fundamentals for product management, whilst exploring various phases of the product management lifecycle which include, Discover & Define, Develop & Release and Scale & Augment.

Do I need programming skills to take this course?

No, you don't need any programming skills. This course is designed for beginners without technical backgrounds.

How long does it take to complete the course?

The course consists of five modules and takes approximately 60 minutes to complete. You can pace yourself and go through the content at your own speed.

Is there a fee for this course?

The course is free to take. If you score more than 80% on the quizzes, you can optionally mint a Soul-bound NFT certificate (not transferable) when you complete the course for 600 UBU.

Do I need any special software or equipment to take this course?

No, you don't need any special software or equipment. You can access the course content online from your computer or mobile device. You will need to signup an account on

Will I receive a certificate upon completing the course?

If you score more than 80% on the quizzes, you can optionally mint a Soul-bound NFT certificate when you complete the course for 600 UBU.