understand user needs by testing your product ideas with real users

supercharge your skills in agile, lean, balanced, design thinking, business modelling and more

learn from startup CEOs, founders and industry experts

rhubarb studios

rhubarb studios provides the resources needed to build technology for startups and enterprise. We're solving real problems with cool technology and smart people.

cauri has been creating technology for 25 years. He designed the General Assembly product course in LA and taught GA product and UX instructors. Over the years, he has taught entrepreneurship in London and Paris, while occasionally guest lecturing at UCLA and running consultancy workshops for blue chip clients. 

cauri also runs rhubarb studios in downtown Los Angeles, which has launched 14 startups in the last year and consulted on many more. He acts as entrepreneurial coach for many of these startups and for the studio at large.

You can find cauri's published blogs and comments on all aspects of entrepreneurship including investment, product, design, business and team building. He lives and breathes product and loves to pass on that knowledge.

about your instructors

product management and startup tactics for entrepreneurs and enterprise

course details

what people are saying

$3,250 

(financing options available)

for more information, drop us a line at admissions@rhubarbstudios.co

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overview

design

develop

present

evolve

  • What is product management?

  • Lean, agile, design thinking - balance: a framework of skills

  • Workshopping techniques

  • Balanced team, product and organisaiton

  • Gamification techniques

  • Lean framework and MVP

  • Assumptions and risks

  • User  interviews and lean user testing

  • User story mapping and graphical flow diagram

  • Wireframing user interface

  • Metrics and  KPIs

  • Managing stories in the backlog

  • Technology basics (databases, middleware and front end; APIs and vertical slices)

  • Agile environment & agile business

  • Innovation accounting

  • Stakeholder communication

  • Elevator pitch

  • Presenting your story

  • Finding and communicating with sources of money

  • Growth and scaling

  • Basics of social marketing

cost?

questions?

startup school

ideate

  • Brainstorming

  • Mapping the problem

  • Discovering opportunities for innovation

  • Business model canvas

  • Market gap and competitive analysis

  • Finding the value proposition

  • User personas and empathy mapping

  • Market trends and size

Ryan has been creating businesses for 12 years. He has founded 4 companies and advised 15 more to get off the ground - the most successful of which, Raft, was acquired in 2014. He is most passionate about the product development process of starting new companies.

Ryan co-founded rhubarb studios in downtown Los Angeles, which has launched 14 startups in the last year and consulted on many more. He acts as an entrepreneur in residence at the studio, coaching founders and their teams in lean, agile and design thinking to create validated products that users love.

Ryan writes on entrepreneurship. He loves sharing the knowledge gained over many successes and failures. Ryan is driven by the philosophy: “why let others create the world for you, when you can build it yourself?”

Like any good product, this course adapts to the participants. We cover all of the following modules, but not in this particular order.

cauri jaye

Ryan Prust

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Wells Fargo Center 355 South Grand Avenue Suite #1605, Los Angeles, CA 90071

rhubarb studios

September 13 to November 3, 2016
Tuesday/Thursday, 7pm to 
10pm

when? 

where? 

37

years of experience

112

graduated students

9

portfolio companies

33

agile teams trained

TESTIMONIALS

UX designer at Avenue Labs

founder at Game School

product owner at HomeMe

Jennifer Fox

Jason Mathias

Jon Wood

"cauri has contribueted so much to my sucess through his teaching and mentoring over the past year. I want to acknowledge the immense influece he's had in my life and work. I learned all the skills needed to immediately become an effective product manager."

"cauri is an excellent teacher; he's great at listening to the class and delivering useful information that is directly pertinent to what we wanted to learn. It's clear he tailorst it to our interests. He taught us how to think about problems in a calm, clear, logical manner, and break down any problems a business would have."

"cauri and Ryan's product course was heavily interactive, collaborative, and experiential, where learning by doing was the status quo. The course was absolutely valuable in my understanding and confidence of how to build successful products."

COURSE ROADMAP

what you'll learn

SAMPLE CLASS

attend a fireside chat

7:00 - 9:30 PM Wednesday, 29th June

How UX works with Agile

Fireside chat w Riot Games' Agile Coach Theron James and rhubarb studios CEO cauri jaye

 "I learned all the skills needed to immediately become an effective product manager."

"[they] taught us how to think about problems in a calm, clear, logical manner, and break down any problems a business would have."

"the course was heavily interactive, collaborative, and experiential, where learning by doing was the status quo. "

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