Level up.

The APL Program offers everything to help take your product management career to the next level. Designed and delivered by some of Alberta's top product leaders, you'll get a foundation of key skills, best practices and knowledge, as well as access to a cohort community to keep the collaboration going. All at an unbeatable value.

  • Who is this program best suited for?

    The APL Program is designed for intermediate product managers (3-5 years experience) or those with similar roles/experience who are Alberta residents.

  • How large is the cohort size?

    Approximately two dozen will be selected to attend the program for the 2022-2023 cohort.

  • Is this program delivered virtually?

    Most sessions will be conducted virtually through Zoom. There will also be two in-person sessions to connect.

  • How much does the program cost?

    The program fee for the 2022-2023 cohort is $899 CAD per participant.

  • When is the next cohort?

    The current Alberta Leadership Program begins in January 2023. Participants must be able to commit to sessions approximately twice a month.

  • When can I apply?

    We are no longer accepting applications for the current cohort - please check back again in fall 2023.

Financial Assistance

We're here to grow the product community. Eligible companies and individuals may receive discounts or scholarships for participants. Contact us at programcoordinator@productcalgary.com to learn more.

  • Tom Alvarez, Chief Product Officer, Goodlawyer

    “As someone who has been through both the APL Program and its predecessor for introductory PMs, this community has been instrumental in shaping my product management skills and giving me the confidence to succeed as in my role.”

  • Nic Lefebvre, Chief Product Officer, EZ Ops

    "As a product leader, joining the APL program was one of my best decisions. I grew my network and learned many practical lessons that I have been able to bring back to my team. This course was a game changer!"

  • Gabriela Constantinescu, Chief Experience Officer, True Angle Medical Technologies

    “The APL Program has been a wonderful experience for me and I am grateful for the leadership, community, and resources that have made this happen. It offered me the foundational knowledge and community mentorship I needed to understand a product leader role and how to assemble and lead a successful product team.”

  • Andrew Williams, Director of Product Management, Vertical City

    “The APL program was a great experience. It introduced me to a smart, motivated, and helpful community of like-minded product leaders who have been extremely helpful in my own personal growth. The courses and readings came at a key time in my career growth and gave me a lot of useful tools to lead our product organization.”

  • Alberto Calvo, Senior Product Manager, Neo Financial

    “Being a part of APL’s first cohort was a great experience! Not only did we focus on product leadership topics but also reviewed and challenged PM practices. The hybrid delivery with guest speakers, working sessions and discussions allowed the multi-industry cohort to learn from each other’s experiences and different points of view.”

  • Shannon Boucousis, Director of Product Management, Circle CI

    “The APL program was a wonderful opportunity to learn from and collaborate with product leaders who have a wealth of knowledge and experience to share. The directors and participants all represented a breadth of industries in Alberta which was wonderful to see. I highly recommend this program to any PM looking to level up!”

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