Blackblot Product Management Professional™ (BPMP) Study Guide

BPMP Certification Program Tests

  1. Blackblot Product Management Professional™ in Product Management (BPMP in Product Management) core certification test
  2. Blackblot Product Management Professional™ in Product Planning (BPMP in Product Planning) advanced certification test
  3. Blackblot Product Management Professional™ in Product Marketing (BPMP in Product Marketing) advanced certification test
  4. Blackblot Product Management Professional™ in Product Pricing (BPMP in Product Pricing) subspecialty certification test
  5. Blackblot Product Management Professional™ in Blackblot PMTK Methodology (BPMP in Blackblot PMTK Methodology) subspecialty certification test
  6. Blackblot Product Management Professional™ in Product Life Cycle Model (BPMP in Product Life Cycle Model) subspecialty certification test

 

BPMP Certification Test Study Materials

  1. Relevant chapters in Blackblot's The Product Manager's Toolkit: Methodologies, Processes and Tasks in Technology Product Management book (ISBN: 978-3-319-49997­­­0)
  2. Corresponding Blackblot Content Retention Tool™ (Blackblot CRT)
  3. Optional but highly recommended are the Blackblot seminar training materials.

 

BPMP Certification Test Suggested Study Mode

  1. Review the corresponding Blackblot PMTK Book chapter (highlight important points).
  2. Answer the questions in the relevant Blackblot Content Retention Tool™ (repeat as needed)
  3. Optional but highly recommended, study the relevant course materials (first glance and then read thoroughly).

 

BPMP Certification Test Parameters

  • Duration: Sixty (60) minutes.
  • Questions: Sixty (60) questions.
  • Passing Grade: Seventy-five percent (75%). To pass the test, candidates must correctly answer at least forty five (45) questions out of sixty (60) questions presented.

 

Master Blackblot Product Management Professional™ Accreditation
The respected and merited accreditation of a Master Blackblot Product Management Professional™ (Master BPMP), a top career and professional differentiator, is awarded to individuals who pass all core and advanced Blackblot Product Management Professional™ (BPMP) certification program tests (three tests). Certified individuals may use the Master BPMP logo for self-promotional use.

 

Blackblot Certified Product Coach™ Accreditation
The top accreditation of a Blackblot Certified Product Coach™ is awarded to individuals who pass all available Blackblot Product Management Professional™ (BPMP) certification tests (six tests). Certified individuals may use the Blackblot Certified Product Coach™ logo for self-promotional use.

 

BPMP Certification Test Environment
Candidates can experience the BPMP certification test environment by taking a sample test.
Please visit the Blackblot Test Center and sign in using the Sign in as guest button. A sample test will be presented. The sample test's questions are provided as a general reference.
Actual test questions may pose other levels of difficulty.

 

Blackblot Product Management Professional™ in Product Management
Core Test Summary

Study Materials
  1. Product Delivery Strategies - PMTK Book Chapter (page 11)
  2. Product Management Team - PMTK Book Chapter (page 17)
  3. Product Delivery Strategies - Blackblot CRT
  4. Product Management Team - Blackblot CRT
  5. Blackblot Strategic Product Management™ (SPM) seminar materials (optional but highly recommended)



Blackblot Product Management Professional™ in Product Planning
Advanced Test Summary

Study Materials
  1. Product Definition Team - PMTK Book Chapter (page 29)
  2. Crafting Market Requirements - PMTK Book Chapter (page 39)
  3. Product Definition Team - Blackblot CRT
  4. Crafting Market Requirements - Blackblot CRT
  5. Blackblot Procedural Requirements Management™ (PRM) seminar materials (optional but highly recommended)



Blackblot Product Management Professional™ in Product Marketing
Advanced Test Summary

Study Materials
  1. Concept of Marketing - PMTK Book Chapter (page 51)
  2. Value-Marketing Model - PMTK Book Chapter (page 63)
  3. Concept of Marketing - Blackblot CRT
  4. Value-Marketing Model - Blackblot CRT
  5. Blackblot Business and Market Planning™ (BMP) seminar materials (optional but highly recommended)



Blackblot Product Management Professional™ in Product Pricing
Subspecialty Test Summary

Study Materials
  1. Blackblot "Market-Value Pricing: Definitions, Concepts, and Processes for Market-Value Centric Pricing" book (ISBN: 978-3-030-10733-8) - All chapters
  2. Market-Value Pricing™ (MVP) Pricing Model - Blackblot CRT
  3. Blackblot Market-value Pricing™ (MVP) seminar materials (optional but highly recommended)



Blackblot Product Management Professional™ in Blackblot PMTK Methodology
Subspecialty Test Summary

Study Materials
  1. What is Product Management? - Video
  2. Definition of Product Management (web) - PMTK Book Chapter (page 5)
  3. Definition of Product Management - Blackblot CRT
  4. Blackblot Strategic Product Management™ (SPM) seminar materials (optional but highly recommended)



Blackblot Product Management Professional™ in Product Life Cycle Model
Subspecialty Test Summary

Study Materials
  1. Extending Product Life Cycle Stages - PMTK Book Chapter (page 79)
  2. Extending Product Life Cycle Stages - Blackblot CRT

 

For a more detailed overview of the BPMP certification program, please see the Blackblot Certification Program FAQ web page.