Who is it for?

  • Product management professionals who are interested in expanding their skills as a digital product manager and supporting change within their organisation.

Entry requirements

  • Though there are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, candidates may find some industry experience of product and/or project management beneficial. Training with a BCS accredited training provider is strongly recommended.

What will I learn?

Holders of the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Product Management will have demonstrated a broad understanding and knowledge of:

  • Effective stakeholder management and communication techniques
  • How to analyse the internal and external environment and undertake market analysis
  • The product delivery lifecycle
  • Product development techniques
  • Methods and techniques of product marketing
  • The product development cycle
  • How to analyse the business environment and undertake market research

The syllabus will include training objectives, details of modules and learning hours, plus a recommended reading list.

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How do I get this certification?

Training and exam

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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Exam only (self study)

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

How long will it take?

It usually takes a minimum of 15 hours to prepare for the exam.

Book your exam

If you're studying for this qualification without a training provider you can sit this exam directly with BCS.

How do I book an exam?

Call +44 (0)1793 417417 to book your exam.

How much does it cost?

£222 (£185+VAT)

Contact us on +44 (0)1793 417417

What format is the exam?

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

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