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About Co.Lab

Location: Online

Co.Lab is an 8-week hands-on, team-based tech training program for career switches looking to gain experience as Product Managers, Designers, and Developers. Co.Lab students are placed into agile product teams, with each group consisting of a Product... Read More

In addition to putting their discipline-specific skills into practice, Co.Lab students get the full end-to-end experience within an actual product team. They get to work in an agile environment, conduct sprint planning, road mapping, team retrospectives, negotiate scope, and implement trade-offs between team members. They also receive dedicated mentorship and guidance on their disciplines and their specific product. Our mentors are from companies like Google, Apple, Microsoft, Linkedin and many more top tech companies.

All Co.Lab students receive full access to over 15 classes taught by top leaders currently in the industry in companies like Microsoft, Amazon, Guild Education, WealthSimple and many more. Upon completion of the program, students will showcase their products during a live Demo Day and get feedback from the community and will get the chance to network with recruiters and hiring managers.

Courses

Co.Lab Product Design Bootcamp

Cost: $1,000
Duration: 8 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

The Co.Lab Product Design bootcamp is designed for UX/UI designers looking to get practical, team-based experience. Students are put into product teams with their own Product Manager and Software Engineers. Over the course of eight-weeks, students will take a product from ideation to launch using personas, journeys, and mockups. The Co.Lab Product Design bootcamp is open to applicants with bootcamp level experience or above. Students in Co.Lab's Product Design track will experience the role of a UX/UI Designer within the end-to-end software development lifecycle. You will get to decide on problem spaces, conduct user research, synthesize feedback, design, and ultimately ensure your designs are implemented and brought to life. Beyond that, you'll get to work with Engineers and Product Managers, to prioritize, scope and ultimately ship a functioning MVP.

Subjects:
Product Mgmt, Design Sprint, Project Management, Agile

Co.Lab Product Management Training Program

Cost: $2,000
Duration: 8 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

The best way to learn product management is to build products and the Co.Lab Product Management program provides the practical experience that prepares candidates to succeed at the job. Throughout the eight weeks, students in Co.Lab's Product Management track will experience the role of a PM in an end-to-end software development lifecycle. They will get to discover problem spaces, align their team via product documentation and written specs, and manage a team roadmap. Beyond that, they get to work across product design and engineering to prioritize, scope and ultimately ship a functioning MVP.

What You'll learn (&Do!):
- Product Management fundamentals
- Analysing problem spaces
- Conducting user research
- Synthesizing Customer Pain Points
- Executing Development Sprints
- Implementing Lo-fi & Hi-fi Designs with a Junior Designer
- Agile Product Planning
- Creating Scenarios, User Stories & Tasks
- Building an MVP with Junior Developers
- Creating Product Documentation and Specs
- Aligning your Remote Team
- Standing out with real-world, team experience

Subjects:
Product Mgmt, Project Management, Agile

Co.Lab Software Developer Bootcamp

Cost: $1,000
Duration: 8 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

The Co.Lab Software Developer bootcamp is designed for Developers looking to get practical, team-based experience. Students are put into agile product teams with their own Product Manager and Product Designer. Over the course of eight weeks, students will take a product from ideation to launch, choosing their own tech stack and going through feature estimation and iteration. The Co.Lab Software Developer bootcamp is open to applicants with bootcamp level experience or above. Students in Co.Lab's Software Development track will really step into the role of an engineer within an actual tech environment. You will get to decide on problem spaces, partake in conducting user research, work to implement designs, and communicate the impact of what you've built on an end customer. Beyond that, you'll get to work with Designers and Product Managers, to prioritize, scope and ultimately ship a functioning MVP.

Subjects:
Product Mgmt, Project Management, Agile

Co.Lab Reviews

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5.0/5 (8 reviews)

Sara Paranuk
Junior Software Developer | Graduated: 2021

7/3/2022

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Co.Lab Software Developer Bootcamp

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"Great First Step for Finding a Job in Tech"

Coming directly form online tutorials, this was a great first hand experience of how to apply my knowledge to real life projects with a cross-functional team. It also taught me a lot of the practical skills needed for building my career and built my confidence... Read More

Junaid Chisty
Associate Product Manager | Graduated: 2021

6/19/2022

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Co.Lab Product Management Training Program

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"Co.lab kickstarted my Product Career"

I learned a lot during Co.lab that I still use to this day. The content is solid. I didn't have the best team but that experience taught me a lot about being flexible and rolling with the punches like it is in the real world. Helen is a great human being... Read More

Victoria K
UX Designer | Graduated: 2021

6/16/2022

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Co.Lab Product Design Bootcamp

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"Amazing experience!"

I wanted to get some cross functional team experience and this was exactly what I needed! I was the sole product designer on the team of 2 developers and a product manager. We spoke almost everyday in order to get our MVP ready within 8 weeks (6 weeks... Read More

Kristelle G.
Product Manager | Graduated: 2022

6/16/2022

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Co.Lab Product Management Training Program

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"Insightful, rewarding, and incredible"

Co.Lab was a great experience for me to test not only my skills as a product manager, but also my PM personality and how I would engage with a team. Giving me an opportunity to work with a global, cross-functional team was an invaluable gem that I was... Read More

Karen Swyszcz
Product Manager | Graduated: 2021

5/18/2022

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Co.Lab Product Management Training Program

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"A Game-Changing Experience"

Participating in the PM track has been the best career decision I have made thus far. I am so glad I decided to push myself outside of my comfort zone. This program has provided great support from not just the mentors and my team, but the entire community.... Read More

Masih
Full-stack engineer | Graduated: 2022

5/14/2022

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Co.Lab Software Developer Bootcamp

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"Amazing"

Co.Lab seemed like a dream to me, before I joined it was like it sounds too good to be true! it was! I'm so glad I invested in myself by joining CoLab and working with such a fantastic team! Our mentor, kept track of our progress each week and attempted... Read More

Pamela Singh
Graduated: 2021

4/21/2021

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Co.Lab For Product Managers

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"Co. Lab"

Co.lab deserves all the hype. It's an underrated program that pushes people from all walks of life to do something groundbreaking. It's honestly not easy at all to pivot a career tech, but Co.Lab makes the experience worth wild. It doesn't matter if you... Read More

Nitesh Lal
Associate | Graduated: 2021

4/21/2021

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Co.Lab For Product Managers

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"An enriching experience"

Good opportunity to learn the best practices of product management from a passionate cohort of students and mentors. You also get to “learn by doing” and ship a product in 5 weeks unlike other programs. Highly recommended for those who are looking to... Read More

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