Who is it for?

  • Product management professionals who are interested in expanding their digital product management skills 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 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.

Providers coming soon

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.

Where do I sit my exam?

At any Pearson VUE test centre across the world or Remote Proctor.

How much does it cost?

UK price: £185 (£220 + VAT).
International prices may vary by region, please check international pricing via our partner Pearson VUE.

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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.