Chapter 1: What is a PM?

Learn what exactly a PM does, and how PM roles differ from company to company. Show a prospective company that you understand what the responsibilities of the role are.

Contents of this chapter include:

1a. Definition of a PM: What does a PM even do?

1b. Range of PMs in different companies: Not all PM roles are the same, but there are patterns that can help guide your understanding

1c. Day in the life: Don’t be caught asking the generic “What is your typical day like?” question in an interview!

1d. What a PM is not: There are lots of misconceptions about the PM role; let’s debunk them