Blackblot Certified Consultant™ Program

Blackblot supports a network of international product management consultants who deliver product management consulting and methodology implementation services according to the Blackblot Product Manager's Toolkit® (PMTK) methodology.

Competent, knowledgeable and experienced, these consultants work with their clients to help them overcome challenging tasks and get the results they need. Blackblot provides these consultants with PMTK based methodological solutions to solve strategic and tactical business challenges in product management.

Designation as a Blackblot Certified Consultant™ is available to qualified individuals that possess proven professional competencies and relevant industry experience to credibly deliver Blackblot PMTK-based product management consulting and methodology implementation services. The Blackblot Certified Consultant™ agreement is based on full reciprocity and profit-sharing. There are no licensing fees whatsoever.

Blackblot Certified Consultant™ Program


  1. Blackblot Certified Consultant™ and Senior Blackblot Certified Consultant™.


  1. Attend at least one Blackblot Strategic Product Manager™ (SPMR) training session.
  2. Successfully pass all available Blackblot Product Management Professional™ (BPMP) certification tests.
  3. Demonstrate at least one year of full-time consulting experience.
  4. Owner or employee of an independent consulting firm, or internal consultant employee at a company.
  5. Provide descriptions of at least three client engagements, including the problems addressed and solutions provided.
  6. Renewal of Blackblot Certified Consultant™ designation every three years.


  1. No registration or maintenance fees to Blackblot.
  2. Commission from Blackblot on referrals for training sessions.
  3. Commission from Blackblot on organizing training sessions.
  4. Commission from Blackblot on Blackblot PMTK licenses to customers.
  5. Commission from Blackblot on sales of PMTK Book copies to customers.
  6. No commission to Blackblot on all independent consulting engagements.
  7. Discounted bulk rates on purchase of Blackblot PMTK licenses for customers.
  8. Discounted bulk rates on purchase of Blackblot PMTK Book copies for customers.
  9. Free Blackblot Product Manager's Toolkit® (PMTK) single user-license.
  10. Free Blackblot Product Management Professional™ (BPMP) user account.
  11. Direct promotion by Blackblot via web and other electronic communications.
  12. Free seat in referred/organized Blackblot Strategic Product Manager™ (SPMR) training session (or fully deductible from commissions owed by Blackblot).
  13. Free and unlimited professional support from Blackblot in all matters relating to the Blackblot Product Manager's Toolkit® (PMTK) methodology.
  14. Inclusion in the Blackblot Partners Mailing List to receive early notification of upcoming Blackblot events, products and developments.

To join the Blackblot Certified Consultant™ program or for more information, please contact us.