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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

4-week Product Management Sprint

Cost: $500
Duration: 4 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Product Management is all about identifying important problems for your customers, and being able to communicate that value to others. Learners in Co.Lab's 4-week Product Management Ideation Sprint will experience the role of a PM in the strategy, discovery, research and definition stage of new product development. You will get to discover problem spaces, interview real users, write a proposal spec, and get direct feedback on your work from industry product leaders.

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

Average Ratings (All Programs)

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4.82/5 (39 reviews)

Anonymous
Developer | Graduated: 2023

11/22/2023

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Co.Lab Software Developer Bootcamp

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"Great program for hands on experience with cross-functional team"

I was a dev during the 8-week program and I had never worked with a product manager or designer before, but it was very interesting to see what they prioritized and to navigate communication with the whole team to refine and ultimately deliver on our... Read More

Rebecca Shrestha
Product Manager | Graduated: 2023

9/13/2023

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Co.Lab Product Management Training Program

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"Hands on Real world Experience!"

I didn’t know what to expect from the Colab experience and needless to say, it has been such an incredible journey. I gained real-world PM experience working with talented designer and developers! Not to mention I received a whole community who are constantly... Read More

Wasi Uddin
Software Developer | Graduated: 2023

9/11/2023

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Co.Lab Software Developer Bootcamp

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"Transformative Co.Lab Experience: Empowering Tech Journey with Exceptional Mentorship"

My Co.Lab experience was nothing short of exceptional. It was my first time collaborating with people from different time zones, and it turned out to be the best experience of my life. Co.Lab provided me with a unique opportunity to work with diverse... Read More

Jai Gaur
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2023

8/4/2023

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Co.Lab Software Developer Bootcamp

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"An Exceptional Experience at Colab!"

Thriving as an SDE at Colab has been an enriching journey. From impactful projects and continuous learning to a supportive culture, it's been exceptional. Grateful for the opportunities to innovate and grow. The positive work culture at Colab is truly... Read More

Ishan Bhardwaj
Software Developer | Graduated: 2023

8/2/2023

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Co.Lab Software Developer Bootcamp

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"Amazing environment and a great experience"

I learned and grew a lot as a Software Developer here. Importance of communication, collaboration and playing along with the team are some of the numerous learnings I had here. As someone with no prior experience, it was a great exposure to the product... Read More

Tanay Shirodkar
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2023

8/1/2023

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Co.Lab Software Developer Bootcamp

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"Great Experience!"

It was an amazing experience working in a cross-functional team across different timezones. We came up with a product idea, conducted user research, created designs and developed a prototype within 8 weeks. It is an intensive bootcamp which will push... Read More

Shashwat Jain
Software Developer | Graduated: 2023

7/31/2023

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Co.Lab Software Developer Bootcamp

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"a valuable experience"

As a software developer, the co.lab bootcamp helped me gain real world experience of working and building products in a team. Getting work done and shipping an MVP boosted my confidence in my skills. Working in a cross-functional team also taught me how... Read More

Naveen K
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2023

7/10/2023

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Co.Lab Software Developer Bootcamp

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"It was an amazing experience. Our team were able to ship a MVP of a product which enables us to get an exposure to work with cross functional team and this program is best for who are looking for experience in real world."

Pros: Were able to collaborate and network with the cross functional team Were able to developing and ship a MVP of a product in the given time frame. Cons: Should have provided the job assistance after the successful completion of the boot camp.

Dozie Udeagha
Full Stack Developer | Graduated: 2023

7/4/2023

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Co.Lab Software Developer Bootcamp

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"Communication in a cross-functional team"

Co.Lab provided me a real world platform to learn communication in a cross-functional team. Building an MVP and shipping it in 8 week was really challenging but we surmounted it by commitment and clear communication in an agile environment. I'm happy... Read More

Assad Isah
Graduated: 2023

7/3/2023

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Co.Lab Software Developer Bootcamp

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"A collaborative journey"

The Co.Lab program has transformed my experience as a software developer. The supportive environment, coupled with guidance from mentors, has truly helped me enhance my skills. The collaborative nature of the program allowed me to work a on real-world... Read More

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