Prioritisation is a key skill for all product managers to have in order to ensure alignment within their teams and get stakeholder buy-in. This module covers a range of methods for prioritisation and when they are most effective. We will look at best practices for facilitating prioritisation sessions that foster confidence and trust, how to use frameworks to stimulate discussion, and explore putting evidence-driven decision making at the heart of your priority conversations.

What we Cover

  • 1

    Prioritisation Overview

    • Learning Objectives

    • Introduction to Prioritisation

    • Who Should Prioritise?

    • Reflection Exercise: Collaborative Prioritisation

  • 2

    Prioritisation Frameworks

    • Prioritisation Frameworks

    • Quiz: Prioritisation

    • Measuring Value and Confidence

    • Exercise: Prioritisation Practice

    • Trump Cards

  • 3


    • Facilitation Skill: Prioritisation Session

    • Further Reading

Meet Your Instructor

Head of Product, Float

Rosemary King

Rosemary started her career in political campaigns and did field organising, advance and fundraising before she left politics behind for similar jobs with gov and non-profit orgs. After struggling with bad systems and tools in both areas, Rosemary went back to grad-school at NYU Wagner and earned an MPA, specialising in management and systems analysis. After completing an independent study on digital tools for civic engagement, she was hired by non-profit tech start-up Case Commons in 2010. After time with ThoughtWorks NYC, Rosemary made the jump across the pond to join the new Pivotal Labs London office as its first Product Manager. After going freelance and focusing on consulting and training, she joined Mind the Product and built their various training product. She is now Head of Product at Float.