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Procedural Requirements Management

2 Weeks


Cohort-based Course

Communicate with product development with a professional MRD/PRD prepared using PMTK's best practices and tools.

Hosted by

Gabriel Steinhardt

Developer of the Blackblot Product Manager's Toolkit® (PMTK) Methodology

Course overview

Advanced Product Planning

In this highly interactive and practical course, you will learn to identify and articulate market and product requirements (MRD/PRD), create use cases, prioritize product features, and participate in product delivery.

Who is this course for


New Product Managers

You are new to product management and seeking tools and best practices to work efficiently.


Experienced Product Managers

You have been working in PM and want to elevate your knowledge and potential with a solid methodology.


Aspiring Product Managers

You want to move into product management and need to build a clear and consistent understanding of the domain.

Key outcomes

Apply a Structured Approach to Creating MRDs and PRDs

Learn the Blackblot Procedural Requirements Management™ Model (PRM Model), a methodology to create high-quality, usable market and product requirements.

Chart Product Planning Roles and Teams

Identify the different product planning roles and team models and how companies apply them.

Follow the Product Delivery Process

Plan and deliver market-driven products using the Blackblot Product Delivery Process and its sub-processes

Define Users and Personas

Determine users, buyers, and customers to create a definitive persona set, according to the Blackblot PMTK Methodology™.

Build Supporting Use Cases

Practice the methodologies and languages product management uses to document user-focused use cases.

Manage Product Features

Prioritize product features and fix traceability issues with the PMTK Features Matrix using Blackblot's algorithmic prioritization model.

Review PMTK Templates

Discover the Blackblot Product Manager's Toolkit® (PMTK), a comprehensive set of models and professional templates to create successful market-driven products.

Meet your instructor

Gabriel Steinhardt

Gabriel Steinhardt

Founder, Author, Public Speaker. Developer of the Blackblot Product Manager's Toolkit® (PMTK) Methodology

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Course syllabus



  • Product Planning
  • Definitions
  • Necessities
  • Entities


Product Delivery Process

  • Key Documents
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Internal Delivery Process


Market Requirements Document

  • Building the MRD
  • Users and Personas
  • Blackblot Product Frames Model
  • Understanding Market Requirements
  • Writing Market Requirements
  • Writing the MRD
  • MRD Structure
  • Better Market Requirements
  • Requirement Categories
  • Use Cases
  • Planning Process Obstacles
  • Product Requirements Document
  • Features Matrix



  • Apple Past Experiences
  • Master Templates
  • Product Planner Profile
  • Product Architect Profile
  • Key Lessons

Course schedule

4- hours per week
  • Monday/Tuesday/Thursday

    8:00am - 10:00am Eastern Standard Time

    • Two weeks, 2-3 sessions per week, each session is 2 hours.
    • Five sessions with a total of 10 hours over two weeks.
    • Attendance is required.
  • Office Hours

    • The instructor will host office hours outside of the lessons throughout the course to provide additional time to answer student questions.
    • Attendance is voluntary.

Included in the course (free of charge!)

Included in the course (free of charge!)

Blackblot Product Manager's Toolkit™ (PMTK) templates

Login credentials to the Blackblot Product Manager's Toolkit™ (PMTK) professional template collection.

Blackblot Product Management Professional™ (BPMP) certification

Login credentials to the Blackblot Product Management Professional™ in Product Planning certification test.

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