Scrum Product Owner Certification (SPOC® inc Exam)

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The Product Owner represents the interests of the stakeholder community to the Scrum Team. The Product Owner is responsible for ensuring clear communication of product or service functionality requirements to the Scrum Team, defining Acceptance Criteria, and ensuring those criteria are met. The Product Owner must always maintain a dual view. Applicants will be awarded the Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC®) certificate by SCRUMstudy™ upon successfully passing the certification exam.


  • A vital skill in today’s increasingly scrum-driven environment

  • Successfully analyse and improve agile projects

  • Understand and solve the problems of business

  • Certifications available from world leading organisations including APM, BCS & SCRUMstudy




Course information

The Product Owner must always maintain a dual view. They must understand and support the needs and interests of all stakeholders, while also understanding the needs and workings of the Scrum Team.

Applicants will be awarded the Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC®) certificate by SCRUMstudy upon successfully passing the certification exam.

Course Outline

Agile and Scrum Overview
○ What is Agile?
○ Why use Agile?
○ The Agile Manifesto
○ Principles of the Agile

○ Agile Methods
○ Other Agile Methods
○ Scrum Overview
○ Scrum Summary

Scrum Roles
○ Scrum Roles
○ The Product Owner
○ The Scrum Team
○ The Scrum Master
○ Advantages of Cross-functional Teams

Planning in Scrum
○ Scrum Flow
○ Requirements in Scrum
○ Prioritizing the Product Backlog
○ Adaptive Project Management
○ Scrum Planning
○ User Stories
○ The Concept of Persona
○ Acceptance Criteria
○ Generic Done Criteria
○ Criteria for a Good User Story
○ Estimation
○ Importance of Value
○ Risk Burndown Graphics
○ Scrum Board

Sprint Planning
○ Sprints (from Product Owner’s point of view)
○ Sprint Planning Meeting
○ Planning Game
○ Task Estimation
○ The Sprint Backlog

Implementation of Scrum
○ Daily Stand-up Meeting
○ Sprint Review Meeting
○ Sprint Retrospective Meeting
○ Product Backlog Grooming

Scrum for Large Projects
○ Scrum for Large Projects
○ The Chief Product Owner
○ Distributed teams in Scrum
○ Transition to Scrum
○ Mapping Traditional Roles to
○ Maintaining Stakeholder Involvement

This training course is for individuals who are already working as a product owner or those looking to break into becoming a Product Owner and wish to improve their understanding of Scrum techniques and its practical application to business operations.

This training course includes:

  • The Scrum Product Owner Certification (SPOC)
  • Experienced Online Instructor
  • 180 Days Access

For the majority of our courses, no prior experience is required. For scaled scrum master certified (SSMC). You will need to be Scrum Master Certified (SMC) first.

All our courses lead to industry recognised qualifications, accredited by the likes of the BCS, Axelos and ScrumStudy

We have intakes every month, some of our courses are operated using self-study, which allows you instant access.

Yes, all our courses are designed to work around a busy work/family life. We recommend you dedicate around 8-10 hours of study per week. Our live classes are mostly held on the weekend to accommodate our students.

Some of our certifications are studied online using our interactive platform and some of our programmes are conducted via live webinar classes (instructor led).

All of our classes are held online, either live instructor led via webinar or self-study via our interactive online platform.

No re-sits are provided and additional cost will be charged for any resits. However we have a very high pass rates in completing the exam.

Our costs vary per course, You can split the payments over 3, 6 and 12 month interest free payment plans.

Yes, our payment plans stretch from 3 to 12 months interest free.




Online Self-paced (32 hours)


  • Multiple choice
  • 140 questions per exam
  • No negative marks for wrong answers
  • 180 minutes duration
  • Proctored online exam.
  • Current pass rate: 93%

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