Introduction to the Athletic & Outdoor Industry

September 3, 5, 10, 12 & 17 (evenings, 6-9pm)

This is the first class in Portland State University’s Athletic and Outdoor Product Management professional certificate program, which has helped over 200 participants embark on or advance their careers in the athletic and outdoor industry since 2014. The program is taught by industry experts and diverse guest speakers about subjects such as product planning, material sourcing, merchandising, and branding. Participants also learn what it takes for their applications to be noticed by HR, as well as tips on pivoting (or advancing) to a role in product management when already working in the industry.