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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Please note: The BCS EXIN Practitioner Certificate in Agile Scrum Product Owner has been updated to align with all changes in the 2020 version of The Scrum Guide and the updated version of the Agile Scrum Handbook. Please find updated syllabus below. This syllabus will be available for delivery from the end of November 2021.

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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.