Learning Support Developments

  1. Distinguished Guest Lectures and Alumni Connects
    In our quest to make your learning journey more insightful and meaningful we at Pragmatic Leaders have made consistent efforts to provide you opportunities to connect with senior product professionals and our alumni across the industries through the varied sessions organised every month.
Sno. Topic Guest/Mentor Recording Link Access Passcode
Sno. 1
Topic Lessons from Amazon: Writing for Product Managers
Guest/Mentor Amit Kumar Senior Product Manager Amazon
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Sno. 2
Topic How to write your transition story - Business Analyst to Product Manager
Guest/Mentor Aayush Tuteja – Bayzat (PGD C-17 Alumnus)
Recording Link Zoom Link us02web.zoom.us
Access Passcode f8uZ+F=3
Sno. 3
Topic Solving Case study questions in PM interviews
Guest/Mentor Gaurav Misra- Senior Product Manager- LeadSquared
Recording Link Zoom link https://us02web.zoom.u/
Access Passcode zV*W690m
Sno. 4
Topic Topic- About his transition from a business/sales role to a product role and shared his experience and learnings gained while making this transition at PL.
Guest/Mentor Jaidev Divaker- Lead Product Management - Make My Trip (Cohort-4- (Almnus)
Recording Link Zoom link https://us02web.zoom.u/
Access Passcode k2^w!c61
Sno. 5
Topic How to accelerate your career journey.
Guest/Mentor Akshey Walia Senior Manager Product at Glance (ED-Alumnus)
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Sno. 6
Topic Build Career Progression Roadmap into Product Management
Guest/Mentor Rishit Jain- Principal Product Manager, Tata 1mg
Recording Link Recording link https://events.truemerit.io
Access Passcode
Sno. 7
Topic Product Prioritization
Guest/Mentor Ranjan Kumar AVP - Products at Wells Fargo
Recording Link Recording link https://events.truemerit.io
Access Passcode
Please find the link for the Guest sessions conducted in last 1 year-
Also, here is our YouTube playlist: https://www.youtube.com/c/PragmaticLeaders/videos
  1. Personalized Career Guidance & Interview Support from Industry Experts through True Hike
    In past two months, more than 40 learners have taken the benefit from these 1:1 personalised sessions, to improve their resume shortlisting, mocks and guidance on varied concepts based to industry they are applying. For those who are still thinking, may start using this service and Book Appointment through Truemerit under Book 1:1, a step-by-step guide of making the bookings is available under the Book 1:1 tab of Truemerit. In case you are facing any issues in booking the slots with mentors, please reach out to

Following are some of the most sought out mentors who have been instrumental in success of many of our learners in past two months.

Industry Mentor name Mentor Profile
Industry Health Care/Pharma
Mentor name Rishit Jain
Industry Health Care/Pharma
Mentor name Deeptanshu
Industry Fintech
Mentor name Malthi
Industry Fintech
Mentor name Sonupam Kaur
Industry Logistics
Mentor name Gaurav Jindal
Industry Logistics
Mentor name Rishit Jain
Industry Telecom
Mentor name Satinder Singh
Industry B-B, SAAS
Mentor name Nagendra Gururaj
Industry B-B, SAAS
Mentor name Rahul Jain
Industry Software-IT
Mentor name Amit Baliga
Industry Software-IT
Mentor name Prashanth Venugopal
Industry Software-IT
Mentor name Mohit Anand
Industry E-Commerce
Mentor name Sabhrant Ambastha
Industry E-Commerce
Mentor name Suresh Victor
Industry E-Commerce
Mentor name Sekhar Sudhamsh
Industry Travel
Mentor name Bharat Maddali
Industry Travel
Mentor name Sidharth S Guru
Industry Travel
Mentor name Sekhar Sudhamsh
Industry Real Estate
Mentor name Ashutosh Mangal

We also have few of our alumni on-board with whom you can connect for more personalized guidance

Industry Alumnus name Mentor Profile
Industry Gaming
Alumnus name Sarat Suresh
Industry Travel
Alumnus name Utsav Parashar
Industry E-Commerce
Alumnus name Utsav Parashar

Placement Team Updates

Even though last year was pandemic struck and the jobs market looked very bleak, our Placement Team ensured our learners get ample opportunities in their transition to higher roles in Product Management. Here are some of the highlights:
  1. Exclusive Workshops with Talvinder Singh, Co-Founder & Principal Mentor at Pragmatic Leaders on Repositioning & CV shortlisting were scheduled to help the learners on their resume building, repositioning statements, and blog writing. Nearly 90+ learners attended these workshops and had an enriching experience during the session. Please find enclosed the recordings of the session for your ready reference. Link:
    https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/AZjtMgYFM9fuB_170KUzFN81VOPrK9K AhBjI_DE18ech0uBtksmlLatSel8q6XNa.Jm63Vuxtz4882b7h
    Access Code: !3N%2!HT

  2. Exclusive Sessions on The Perfect Fit in your Career (1:1) Group sessions as well as 1:1 sessions were taken by Talvinder Singh to support the learners on the assignments and guiding them on the “The Perfect Fit” course. Learner enthusiastically participated in the course activities and group discussions. Across all the cohort nearly 50+ learners took personalized guidance in past two months on following areas under this course:
  • Resumes
  • Linkedin profile
  • The targeted list of companies
  • Portfolio/ Blogs/ articles
These activities have further led to improvement in the digital assets of learners thus increasing their chances of shortlist.
  • Some new recruiters added in PL network-Tata 1 MG, Dozee, Park+, Funding Societies (Modalku), Skit, Eunimart, Thence, Decentro, S7 Works.
  • Resume Shortlisted- 30+ companies across varied sectors our learners got interviewed and 48+ CV’s got shortlisted.
  • Some of the companies where our learners have been placed in last few months- Oyo, BharatPe, Glance, Tracxn, Recruit CRM, Dozee, Recruit CRM, MIQ, Shaadi.com, Bayzat, Vernacular,OYO rooms
  • Maximum Salary hike received – 183%
  • Our learners have transitioned to as senior roles as Associate Director and Head of Product.

Content Revamp

  1. Launch of Exclusive Courses on Truemerit– To make the learning experience of our learners more productive, engaging, and enlightening, we provided some exclusive courses that enable them to gain a better understanding in some niche areas and thus helping them to accelerate their transition into their desired PM roles.
  • Artificial Intelligence for Managers
  • Interview Preparations for Product Managers
  • Technology for Managers
  • E-Commerce for Managers
  1. New Case Studies Addition: With our ever-growing footprint in the Product Management world, we also received tonnes of feedback to provide more case studies. As a result, thirty-eight new cases have been added to the PG Diploma in Product Management course to quench this thirst. These cases have been distributed amongst the fifteen holy sub-topics of this most-loved course. We believe that a proper understanding of concepts being taught in your course can be achieved only with successful application in retrospect and probable future scenarios. Hence, you would find products that have done well, those that have shuttered down and those that you are unaware of to test your understanding in these situations. Hoping our learner enjoy solving these cases.

  1. Additional of Video Library: More than 120+ hours video content is added under the video library on varied topics for the learners to explore and gain knowledge. We hope that you take the best out of these additional resources to gain more confidence on concepts
  1. Launch of  The Perfect Fit Course” : Pragmatic Leader’s “The Perfect Fit Course in your Career” was introduced as one-stop solution for any product organization and role selection woes. It rationalizes the expectations and provides the learner with the most practical roadmap for realizing your placement aspirations with its placement-first approach. All content and workbooks in this course aim to get the learner the role s/he desire and are fit for, inch by inch with personalized guidance. This course takes the learner on a journey to identify themself, realize where they stand regarding the twelve critical product skills and then amalgamates all to produce an opportunity priority list as their target board, scientifically.

    The Perfect Fit does not end here. It also includes content chunks and assignments to help learner draft the ideal resume to sail through applicant tracking systems and all other screenings.

Product Enhancements

Turemerit is continuously being upgraded for to provide our learner a smooth learning experience. Some additional features were added in past two months:

  • For collaborative learnings, options of sharing views and emojis added on the system. so, as learners can share their comments on peer group submissions and like/dislike and suggestions on same platform.
  • Individual messaging through introduced. Now messaging and sharing of the documents with mentors and peer under their groups can be done individually or to complete cohort.
  • Events calendar updated- Large calendar with 1 month schedule enhanced, learner can view all their upcoming sessions, 1:1’s and webinars on the same calendar along with the joining links. All in one place on calendar.
  • WhatsApp notifications for all TM related updates

Coming Up – Developments in progress

  • Grading mechanism is being worked upon to ensure that all grade and prove prowess over PM concepts.
  • Role-based PM skill and capability outline videos. These videos will help learners comprehend what is desired from a particular PM role in respect to the twelve PM skills.
  • An exhaustive Interview Preparatory course to boost your conversion rate will be introduced shortly.
  • Industry connect sessions with HRs, Founders, Hiring Managers and Alumni from the Product ecosystem will be increased.
  • Additional LIVE sessions on Academic topics based on the responses and inputs received from learners will be scheduled.


Upcoming Cohorts of PG Diploma Program

Cohort 17

Starts: 3 Apr’21

Registrations close on 27 Mar’21
Seats Left: 3

Cohort 18

Starts: 20 Apr’21

Registrations close on 16 Apr’21
Seats Lefts: 14

Cohort 19

Starts: 18 May’21

Registrations close on 14 May’21
Seats Lefts: 15

Artificial Intelligence Program


Program Features

  • Learn advanced skills and gain a thorough understanding of modern AI
  • Solve Real world projects in AI
  • Learn to build AI models from the scratch
  • Not a Job Guarantee Program

Great For

  • Working professional in managerial role who want to develop core AI skills to build their career in machine learning and AI
  • Founders & Entrepreneurs who want to learn and apply AI in their own businesses
  • Management Consultants looking to understand the applications of AI across Industries
  • Senior Managers & executives wanting to develop a strategic understanding of applied AI


Upcoming Cohorts of PG Certificate Program

Cohort 17

Starts: 22 Mar’21

Registrations close on 18 Mar’21
Seats Available: 12

Fees: $2499 $1899


Cohort 18

Starts: 20 Apr’21

Registrations close on 16 Apr’21
Seats Left: 14

Fees: $2499 $1899


Cohort 19

Starts: 18 May’21

Registrations close on 14 May’21
Seats Left: 15

Fees: $2499 $1899


Flipped Classroom


Our learners learn by discussing and debating on real-world problems and are actively involved in the solution design process.

Conventional classroom

Sage on Stage

  • A teacher shares the knowledge via live presentations
  • Teachers are at the center of the learning and considered sage on stage
  • Knowledge transfer is one-way and the focus is on knowledge retention
  • Learners don’t get to discuss their ideas or opinions in the class
  • Hence, most learners are unable to apply these concepts in their everyday work life
  • Great for scenarios, where knowledge acquisition and retention is the only focus

Flipped classroom

Guide on side

  • Learners are the center of the universe
  • Classes are meant for healthy discussions and debates on topics
  • Learners go through the material on their own provided by the mentors
  • Mentors work as guide on the side, with the learners
  • Learners develop skills on problem solving, critical thinking and self-learning – the 21st century skills that employers look for
  • Great for scenarios where application skills matter
  • 21st century skills require guide on the side. Simply acquiring knowledge is worthless now.

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