Global Study Conducted by 280 Group

TOP PM SKILLS

Understand the 15 skill sets and where Product Managers say they are strongest and weakest

GROWTH PATHS

Learn how experienced Product Managers set themselves apart and how you can close the gap

KEYS TO SUCCESS

Learn what differentiates highly-skilled PMs and how PM leaders can enable this success for their teams

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 In late 2018, 280 Group conducted its most ambitious and comprehensive survey to date, to learn more about the skill levels of Product Managers across the globe. The survey set out to better understand the skill levels of Product Manager’s in 15 dimensions, and how they correlate to experience, job title, training, product process, industry, region and other factors. 

BENCHMARK REPORT

Top Product Management Skills and How to Grow Your Career or Team

Global Study Conducted by 280 Group

Product Managers with Formal Training and Process Were the Most Effective Across All Skill Sets

16%-44%

TRAINING + PROCESS

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT SKILLS 

BENCHMARK REPORT

Pricing and Competitive Analysis Came in Amongst the Weakest Skills for Product Managers

15%-24%

WEAKEST SKILLS

Product Managers Lacking Formal Process Showed Weaker Skill Sets Across the Board

11%-31%

NO PROCESS

Customer Understanding and Domain Knowledge Were Among the Strongest Skills for Product Managers

13%-21%

STRONGEST SKILLS

SNEAK PEAK AT THE DATA

ABOUT THE STUDY

1-20+
Years

Range of
Experience

400+
Executives

Leaders and Individuals

20+
Industries

Broad
Perspectives

51%
International

Global
Results

1,682
Responses

PM
Professionals

THANK YOU TO THESE ORGANIZATIONS FOR SUPPORTING OUR STUDY

Get the results from the largest study on Product Management skills to date. Over 1,650 Product Managers rated their skills in 15 dimensions. See what it takes for PMs to advance in their careers, and how PM leaders can transform their teams to grow their skills faster.

Includes a Skills Assessment to Compare Yourself Against the Benchmark Data