Who is it for?

  • Project managers, software developers, product managers, IT service managers and business managers who already hold the BCS EXIN Agile Scrum Master certificate and would like to transition to become an Agile Product Owner.

Entry requirements

  • Candidates are required to already hold the BCS EXIN Agile Scrum Master Certificate, or Advanced Certified ScrumMaster™ (A-CSM). 

What will I learn?

You will be able to demonstrate the ability to analyse, understand and explain Agile concepts in the following areas: 

  • The Agile way of thinking  
  • Product Owner role
  • Managing the product backlog 
  • Complex projects
  • Adding value

The syllabus includes training objectives, details of modules and learning hours, plus a recommended reading list:

Download our latest syllabus (PDF)

How do I get this certificate?

Training and exam (recommended)

Take this course with one of our accredited training providers.

How long will it take?

Classroom courses normally last one day.

Where can I study?

At a BCS accredited training provider near you.

How much does it cost?

Course prices vary depending on your chosen training provider and course format.

Further information about training providers to follow.

Exam only (self study)

Ideal if you’re self-motivated and already know something about Agile Scrum.

How long will it take?

It usually takes a minimum of 60 hours to prepare for the exam.

Where do I sit my exam?

At any Pearson VUE test centre across the world.

How much does it cost?

Exam price: £192 (£160 + VAT)

Further information about Pearson VUE to follow.

What format is the exam?

  • 45 minute ‘closed book’ exam with 20 multiple choice questions
  • Pass mark is 65% 

Download specimen paper (PDF)

Download answer key (PDF)

What's next?

This qualification is not regulated by the following United Kingdom Regulators - Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, CCEA Regulation or SQA.