Instructor Product Management Courses

Our Instructor for Product Management Courses

Frank Lemser

Frank Lemser, Product management training

Frank is the founder of proProduktmanagement and, as an instructor in the product management courses, teaches the method according to the Open Product Management Workflow ™.
He has over 20 years experience in technology, software, hardware, SaaS and services, works as a product manager himself and led teams.

Frank studied business informatics and began his professional career at SUSE Linux GmbH as deputy head of Professional Service.
He started working as a product manager at the end of 2000, when the product management department was newly founded, and thus his later passion.

In 2002, as Senior Product Line Manager, he led the strategic product development of the entire SUSE LINUX Server family.
Following the acquisition by Novell Inc., as Senior Product Line Manager, he was responsible for integrating the team and SUSE Linux Server products into the Novell Inc. portfolio.

Since then, Frank has developed the tools and working methods that lead to the Open Product Management Workflow ™.
Frank's experience is in demand when it comes to consulting, in companies from startups to listed companies where he simultaneously coaches and trains product managers.

With his focus on building market-focused teams, he gained the unique ability to learn the understanding and approach of management, development, marketing, sales and support. This enables him to create mutual understanding, as one client said, "Frank is the mediator, with absolute market focus between departments".

In 2013 Frank was co-founder and organizer of the ProductCamp Nuremberg. Today, the ProductCamp team and he organize ProductCamps at different locations in Germany so that product managers throughout the country can learn from each other and exchange ideas. ProductCamps are (un)conferences of product managers for product managers.

Topics you can talk to Frank about:
Children, product management trainings & software, market-oriented product development & teams, ProductCamps, technology, photography, mountainbiking, sailing, books by Hermann Hesse & cooking

Ulrike Laubner

Ulrike Laubner, Corimbus GmbH

Ulrike is a passionate product manager. For more than 16 years she has been involved with innovative products and the optimization of development processes. For many years, she has managed and trained the product portfolios in international product management. She has held leading positions in product development, strategic and operational product management.

Ulrike has completed a trainer certification for adult education with the certificate SVEB 1 (Adult Education) and is responsible for the didactic methods in our product management seminars. She has developed more than 25 tasks for the training of product managers according to Open Product Management Workflow ™ which teach the practical implementation of the learned in the courses.

Her goal is to promote product management. That's why she has been a product management trainer since 2011 and now advises companies in various industries on product management.

More than 50 product launches have resulted in specialization in the early phases of the product life cycle: planning new products and a functioning process.
With her know-how in engineering and marketing, she is the ideal sparring partner in product development.

In November 2018 she published the book: Powerful communication for product managers.

Topics you can talk to Ulrike about:
Rhetoric, time management, idea management, product management, event organization, creativity, yoga and cooking

Training partners

Switzerland:

Corimbus GmbH

For almost 20 years, Corimbus GmbH has been dealing with innovative products and development processes in international product management in the machine industry, textile industry, furniture industry, finance industry and software development. Corimbus speaks the language of engineers and marketing managers.
The success in product management is based on clear decision bases, uniform tools and good cooperation in the interfaces. A knowledge that Corimbus GmbH is happy to pass on.
Product management is a key function for the competitiveness of companies and for job security.

Website: Corimbus GmbH Switzerland

trixi hauptmann
Valuations:

"Dear Frank,

many thanks for the great training!

I am still enthusiastic and use the materials practically all in daily business. Not everything every day, depending on the needs and phase. This gives me a standard that I can still adapt to my needs. But it is precisely the start into this tool use that is important and that motivated me a lot.
Super basis to position yourself in the product manager universe and to go in the right direction.

Meanwhile we have already conducted a lot of customer interviews to get to the bottom of the needs of our customers.
This is not easy because customers often say what they want from their daily work and you have to dig to get the actual motivation for those wishes. Then a different solution than the one suggested by the customer can be the painkiller to finally inspire the customer. That makes it extremely exciting.

Thanks again,"

Trixi Hauptmann
Product Manager, Haufe umantis AG

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