Core Sprint

For business professionals who want to break into or level up for Strategy & Operations roles in tech 🔥
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7 weeks
2-4 hours/week of live virtual workshops + team working sessions and 2-8 hours/week of independent work
1:6 mentor to student ratio
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This Sprint will help you level up (and interview prep) for roles like:
Business Operations Manager
Strategy & Operations Associate
Chief of Staff
New Market Launcher
The Core Sprint is our most popular Sprint and the optimal place to start if you’re looking to gain the baseline skills needed for Strategy & Operations roles in tech.
You’ll work with a team & industry mentor to simulate a project you’d get in a BizOps role at a high-growth tech company.
You’re part of the BizOps team at Juniper, a quick-commerce food delivery marketplace. It’s been almost two months since Juniper launched in a new market: New York. With 6+ workshops, weekly team working sessions & office hours, and with guidance from your mentor, you will use SQL to analyze the launch’s performance and build an experiment to improve on Juniper’s operations. You’ll pitch your recommendations at the end of the 6 weeks and get direct, actionable feedback from mentors who live & breathe this daily!
Excel and/or Sheets proficiency
Key Concepts & Skills
Data Analysis for BizOps
SQL, Data Visualization
Marketplace Metrics
Stakeholder Management
Experimentation and Product Launches
Tech Business Models

An all-in-one experience

All of our Sprints are created with industry mentors to deliver what you need to know, from who you need to know. Learn skills through a team project that simulates on-the-job learning, helps you prep for interviews and form organic relationships with your mentor, teammates and cohort.

Sprint Specs

Week 1 🚀
  • The program kicks off! Meet your cohort, project team and the Skillful mentors.
  • Our mentors explain the key pillars of Strategy & Operations and provide practical frameworks.
  • Dive into your team project! Tackle the ambiguity, dig into the data, break down the business model.
Weeks 2 - 4 🔥
  • This is an intense period of analysis. Dig into the data set with your team and learn data analysis using SQL and Tableau.
  • Skillful mentors walk you through key components of their work, including metrics, dashboards, experimentation, revenue models, leveraging big data for Operations, best practices for data visualizations and more.
Week 5 🌟
  • Work closely with your team and mentor to wrap-up your project and prepare recommendations.
  • Get candid feedback on your deck and pick up best practices from folks who present to leadership teams on a weekly basis.
  • Finally, presentation day has arrived. We can’t wait to see your hard work come to life!
Week 6 and beyond 📈
  • 1:1 debriefs and coaching from our mentors & the Skillful team. We have candid conversations about where you are today, where you want to go and how to bridge that gap.
  • You're invited to join our ongoing Skillful Speaker Series. Mentors and influential guests share about their work, career journey and passion topics.
  • We make a plan, together, to help you reach your goals. We follow-up and keep you accountable. We want you to succeed because we believe that we all win together, as a community.
Here's what a typical Sprint looks like...
*Schedule does not reflect weekly team and mentor meetings. These are scheduled by the teams around the team members schedules.
**Times in EST. All sessions are live & online.
***Workshops are recorded and are viewable in case a Skillfuler cannot make a session.
****Schedule is subject to slight changes. This is a reflection of a past cohort. of a div block.
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