The product owner role focuses on bringing value for the customer and value for the business, through project management techniques.

Who is it for?

  • Agile product owners, product managers, internal coach, project / programme manager, development team member, architect, developer, QA, tester, UI or UX designer operating in an Agile Scrum environment.

Entry requirements

What will I learn?

You will gain a broad understanding of:

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

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

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Useful resources

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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 three days.

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.

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What format is the exam?

  • 90 minute ‘closed book’ exam with 40 multiple choice questions
  • Pass mark is 65% (26/40)

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What's next?

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