Ohio Tech Cred

Receive full reimbursement for the training you receive through attending our conferences and courses through the Ohio TechCred program! 

The training we provide through our in-person conferences and online courses can be your pathway to upskilling your workforce at no cost after reimbursement. Our software product management programs qualify for up to $2,000 in funding per credential, making tech advancement accessible. We at Product Collective can help guide you from application to training completion and reimbursement tracking, maximizing the benefit of TechCred for your organization. 

Note: This opportunity is only available to Ohio-based companies with W2 employees through the Ohio TechCred program

Credentials offered through Product Collective: Software Product Management Certificate

How it works:

  1. Apply for the Ohio TechCred program during one of the open application periods:
    • March 1-29, 2024
    • May 1-31, 2024
    • July 1-31, 2024
    • September 2-30, 2024
    • November 1-29, 2024
  2. The Ohio Department of Development scores applications and awards funding
  3. Once approved, you may register for one of Product Collective’s conferences or online courses in order to receive Software Product Management training – and email mike@productcollective.com to indicate participation in the Ohio TechCred program.
  4. Product Collective will provide all who participate in the training with a Certificate to show that they’ve completed their Software Product Management training. 
  5. Employer submits a copy of the certificate earned, an invoice that identifies the cost of the credential, and proof of payment to the Ohio TechCred program.
  6. Receive full reimbursement – up to $2,000 per employee!

Note: Training must be completed and a reimbursement request must be sent within 12 months of being approved during the open application process.

Eligible Training Events and Programs include:


  • New York Product Conference – New York, NY – April 18, 2024
  • INDUSTRY Europe – Dublin, Ireland – June 17-19, 2024
  • INDUSTRY: The Product Conference, Cleveland, Ohio – September 23-25, 2024

You can register for all of the above in-person opportunities here.


  • Product Strategy for Product Leaders course
  • Product Strategy for Product Managers course
  • Becoming an AI Product Manager course
  • Mastering Customer Research course
  • Product Leadership course
  • Deconstructing Leadership course

You can register for all of the above online opportunities here.

Any questions? Reach out to the TechCred Contact at Product Collective below: 

Mike Belsito, Co-Founder