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Product Management Resources: our best guides in one place

This is the full list of our product management templates and artefacts on Hustle Badger. Each of these product management resources has been built and tested by experienced product leaders.

You can find our full library of articles, how-to guides and case studies in the left hand navigation pane.


Product Management Resources on Strategy

  • Product strategy deck – [Google slides] dummy presentation for creating a product strategy.
  • Product roadmap templates [Google Sheets] 5x templates for roadmaps to communicate your strategy and progress across the organization.
  • Team Overview – [Notion] for documenting team mission, objectives, strategy and roadmap.
  • PR/FAQs – [Google Doc | Notion] Amazon-style template for press release and internal / external FAQs before kicking off a project
  • User Research Project – [Notion] template for scoping a user research project.

Product Management Resources on Process

  • Delivery Review – [Google sheets] for checking in on team delivery and velocity.
  • Product Backlog Template – [Google Sheets | Excel | Notion] for prioritizing work.
  • Product Requirements Document (PRD) – [Notion] for documenting the problem to be solved, solution, launch plans and impact of a problem, feature or project.
  • OKR template – [Google Sheets | Excel | Notion] for setting team and company goals. Paid subscribers only.
  • D.E.C.I.D.E. framework – [Notion] for helping you make difficult decisions. Paid subscribers only.
  • Product audit – [Google sheets] for assessing the operational capacity of a product org. Paid subscribers only.
  • Stakeholder Engagement Plan – [Google Sheets | Excel | Notion] for optimizing your touchpoints with stakeholders. Paid subscribers only.

Product Management Resources on People

Hiring & Performance Management:

  • Hiring plan – [Google sheets] for recruiting new product managers.
  • Interview guide – [Google sheets] for interviewing product managers in a hiring process.
  • Performance review – [Notion | Google Doc | Word | Google Sheet | Excel] template for preparing and holding inspiring and effective performance reviews.

Onboarding:

  • VP onboarding guide – [Notion] for VP Product / CPOs starting new roles. Paid subscribers only.
  • Onboarding guide – [Google doc] for new product managers.

Team dynamics

  • Roles and responsibilities – [Google sheets] for product managers in cross functional teams. Includes RACI and degrees of delegation.
  • Career ladder – [Google sheets] for setting expectations at different levels of seniority. Also known as competency matrix or career progression framework.

Product Management Resources on Career

  • Career development plan – [Notion | Google doc | PDF | Word] help you identify your career goals, and chart a path towards success.
  • Action words – [Google sheets] to use in your CV / resume / Linkedin.

Feedback is welcome! Let us know how we can improve these product management resources, or request new ones: contact@hustlebadger.com

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