Blackblot Open Scholarship™

 

Open Scholarship Program

Blackblot Open Scholarship™ The Blackblot Open Scholarship™ program is an undertaking by Blackblot to share its self-developed domain knowledge and support anyone who is interested in a professional career in technology product management.

This program is open to and recognizes all product management practitioners including inexperienced entrants. No formal application is required and eligible candidates who meet all the qualification requirements are automatically considered for the Blackblot Open Scholarship™ award.

 

Scholarship Award

Candidates who successfully complete all Blackblot Open Scholarship™ qualification requirements are granted free access to all Blackblot Product Management Professional™ (BPMP) certification program tests (valued at $316), and free access to all Blackblot Psychometric Tests™ (BPT) (valued at $114).

 

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Candidate has never attended any of the courses that are offered within the Blackblot Strategic Product Management™ (SPM) education program.
  2. Candidate has never taken any of the tests that are offered within the Blackblot Product Management Professional™ (BPMP) certification program.

 

Qualification Requirements

  1. Candidate must successfully pass the Blackblot Product Management Professional™ in Blackblot PMTK Methodology certification test via means of self-study:
    1. Watch the What is Product Management? video.
    2. Read the Definition of Product Management Blackblot PMTK Book chapter.
    3. Practice with the Definition of Product Management and the Extending Product Life Cycle Stages Blackblot Content Retention Tool™ (CRT).
    4. Register and create an account on the Blackblot Test Center.
    5. Take and pass the free Blackblot Product Management Professional™ in Blackblot PMTK Methodology subspecialty certification test on the Blackblot Test Center.
    6. Take and pass the free Blackblot Product Management Professional™ in Product Life Cycle Model subspecialty certification test on the Blackblot Test Center.
  2. Candidate to purchase the second edition of The Product Manager's Toolkit: Methodologies, Processes and Tasks in Technology Product Management book.
  3. Candidate to add a record of passing the Blackblot Product Management Professional™ in Blackblot PMTK Methodology and the Blackblot Product Management Professional™ in Product Life Cycle Model certification tests to the Accomplishments>Certification profile section of their LinkedIn profile.

 

Award Confirmation

Eligible candidates who meet all qualification requirements are requested to send a PDF copy of their Blackblot Product Management Professional™ in Blackblot PMTK Methodology and Blackblot Product Management Professional™ in Product Life Cycle Model certificates, proof of purchase of the Blackblot PMTK Book: Second Edition, and links to their LinkedIn profile to info@blackblot.com. Confirmation of the earned scholarship award will provided via email within two business days.

 

Terms and Conditions

  1. Earned scholarship awards do not expire and will always be honored by Blackblot.
  2. All eligibility requirements must be actively present when registering and applying the scholarship award to a Blackblot course.
  3. Blackblot reserves the right to terminate or amend the Blackblot Open Scholarship™ program at all times and without any notice.

 

For more information and to inquire about the Blackblot Open Scholarship™, please contact us.