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Advance your career by gaining the in-demand skills and expert knowledge needed to succeed in writing for product management. The Product HQ Writing Certification Program gives you a foundation that sets you apart from the rest as a distinguished product professional. Take the next step and accelerate your path to success with our writing course.

Real Life Business Impact

Use the dozens of real-life business examples included in our course to learn the impact that stellar product management has on product success and growth. Find out how you can implement these strategies in your own management approach as well as the best circumstances in which you should do so.

Product Implementation

Acquire the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to write and communicate your ideas about product ideation, validation, design and development to rally the entire product team to deliver high quality output.

Product Management Fundamentals

Equip yourself with the writing skills and frameworks required to effectively prepare and conduct user research that values well-founded user testing and sets the tone for sound product development.

Ready-Made Expert PM Resources

Access, edit, review, and download frameworks, files, resources, and documents prepared by top product managers to tackle the day-to-day writing tasks and activities that you will face on the job.

Product Writing Foundation

Get the writing skills and knowledge you need to liaise and coordinate effectively with technical and non-technical product team members.

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PM Writing Overview

In this section, you’ll learn why writing is essential in product management. Moreover, you’ll learn how it creates an exponential lever for product growth when used correctly.


Writing Examples and Templates

In this section, you’ll learn the various writing format that product managers must learn – everything from creating PRDs to product roadmaps and white papers. You’ll also learn how to include your writing and documentation skills in a Scrum and Agile environment.


Audience Analysis, Learning Objectives, and Researching

In this section, you’ll learn how to properly scope your documentation and writing efforts. Moreover, you’ll learn how to set learning objectives for your features so you can ensure your documentation matches the desired outcomes.


Sentence Structure and Design

In this section, you’ll learn how to properly format your sentences, paragraphs, and grammar to ensure you deliver your writing communication with its intended effect.

10 Modules

Document Layout and Post-Writing Organization

In this section, you’ll learn how to format your documents with better design principles, graphs, charts, tables, and vertical lists. Next, you’ll learn how to revise your writing for clarity.

17 Modules

Editing, Tools, and Scoping

In this section, you’ll learn how to further edit your writing, the tools to help you manage your documentation, and how to properly scope documentation creation to better work with your product team.

Download the syllabus for a detailed overview of all lessons, assignments, reading materials, and bonus content.

+ - Meet Your Instructors

Josh Fechter

CEO and Head of Product @ Squibler


Josh Fechter is the head of product and founder of Squibler.io, a documentation software. He’s also the founder of Technical Writer HQ. His writing has been read by over 200 million people and he’s written several renowned books about software, growth, and scaling companies. His work has been praised by LinkedIn’s and Facebook’s engineering team, Reuters, Inc., and Forbes.

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    Product Writing Certification

    On-demand, expert-led video courses

    Make the most of our unique, engaging video-style lectures on key areas of product management taught by true leaders in the field.

    In-demand topics

    Acquire the latest skills, frameworks, techniques, and strategies that will highlight your unique value proposition as a leading PM.

    Finish on your own terms

    Our course is divided into clear sections that you can start, pause, and finish at your own convenience. Complete the course at your own pace following your own learning schedule.

    Interactive knowledge-based learning

    Take our customized quizzes and challenges to keep you engaged and test how well you have retained the information shared in each section of the course.

    Your PM writing certification will help you:

    Write jaw-dropping PRDs and MRDs
    Grow your product management network
    Craft winning proposals and market analysis documents
    Communicate requirements and specs to engineers
    Manage documentation across your product organization

    “This is hands-down the best course that I’ve taken on the fundamentals of product management and landing a product manager job.”

    Hannah F.
    Product Management Graduate

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    $299 (One-time payment)
    Emily Martolini
    UX Writer
    "The videos are informative and the homework makes sure you put the theory into practice. The most valuable part in my opinion is the capstone project. The detailed feedback was invaluable."
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    Henry Fuse
    Process Engineer
    "I took Josh's course, did the capstone project, and became certified in August. I've recently been offered a job as a Technical Writer for Amazon at $150k per year! I used my capstone project when they asked me for writing samples."
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    Ogbonnaya Agom-Eze
    Senior Technical Writer
    "I can comfortably say that each training module is dense with so much information. I have also recommended this training to two of my close professional colleagues."
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    Judy Nguyen
    Project Manager and Scientist
    “Truly impressed with the way in which the instructors delivered the material in the course. I was particularly pleased with the additional resources and bonus material that was included, all of which I have incorporated in some way, shape, or form in how I manage products.”
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    Product Manager Career Benefits

    Product management certifications demonstrate the accomplishment of core product knowledge to employers and are highly-valued across industries since they have verifiable skills. Product professionals gain access to local groups, networks, and resources available only to Product HQ members.

    Annual Salary
    Hiring Companies
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    Technical Product Manager
    Product Owner
    Project Manager
    $79K Min
    $109K Average
    $146K Max
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    $75K Min
    $100K Average
    $126K Max
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    $100K Min
    $140K Average
    $170K Max
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    $96K Min
    $135K Average
    $164K Max
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    What is Product HQ?
    Product HQ is an independent PM community and certification center that consists of some of the best established and upcoming product managers from around the world.
    PMHQ hostsPM certifications, which helps candidates develop a high-level understanding of PM fundamentals and prepares them for a career in product management.
    The community has been extensively covered in Forbes, Product Hunt, Huffington Post, AlphaUX, Mattermark, and various other major publications. PMHQ also stands out as one of the top PM communities in the world, with global sponsors including Facebook, TechCrunch, Hired, SaaStr, Notion, Amplitude, and more.
    What is a writing product management certification?
    A product writing certification is a credential given to candidates who successfully complete this product management course. This writing course provides candidates with a detailed coverage of the ins and outs of writing to better communication with your product team including engineers, product designers, customer support, and more. It pays particular attention to the frameworks, strategies, techniques, and skills associated with proper writing.
    How much does a product manager make in a year?
    According to an estimate by Glassdoor, the average yearly salary of a product manager is $108,992.
    The actual PM professional salary may differ from the average estimate above, based on factors such as the specific salary package at a company, the candidate’s level of experience, and their academic qualifications.
    PM professionals with a product management certificate such as PMHQ's PM Certification usually have a greater chance to reach or exceed the national average salary.
    When does this certification course start and end?
    The product writing certification course is self-paced and starts and ends at your convenience making it perfect for anyone's schedule.
    Who is the Product Writing Certification Course for?
    The Product Writing Certification is perfect for anyone looking to excel in the diverse world of product management.
    The course is for you if:
    ⚬ You can spend 30 minutes to an hour every day for a month.
    ⚬ You have a degree in general management and are looking to build a career in PM.
    ⚬ You are currently working in product and want to better excel on the job.
    How long does it take to complete PMHQ certification courses?
    Just like all of PMHQ's courses, there is no set timeline or deadline to finish the course. Candidates are free to learn at their own pace. That said, the course is structured in such a way that if you dedicate one to two hours a day to the course, you should be able to complete it within one (1) month.