SCRUM® Product Owner Certified

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Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC™) Course Overview


Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC™) certification exam is designed to confirm applicants practical and working knowledge of Scrum that equips them to handle the business aspects and stakeholders in a Scrum environment.

Product Owner represents the interests of the stakeholders in the Scrum Team. Commonly called ‘the voice of the customer’, the Product Owner is responsible for ensuring clear communication of product or service functionality requirements. The Product Owner also prioritizes the requirements from the point of view of an end user, for maximum business benefit, defines the Acceptance Criteria, and ensuring those criteria are met.

Applicants will be awarded the Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC™) certificate by SCRUM study upon successfully passing the certification exam.


Exam Format

● Multiple Choice

● 140 questions per exam

● One mark awarded for every right answer

● No negative marks for wrong answers

● 180 minutes’ duration

● Proctored online exam.

● Current Pass Rate: 93%


Audience Profile

This certification is for anyone who interfaces with stakeholders or works as a Product Owner in a Scrum Team.



There is no formal prerequisite for this certification. However, SDC™ or SMC™ Certified professionals will be able to better understand the concepts required for this certification exam. It is also highly recommended to attend a 2-day SPOC™ classroom training provided by a SCRUMstudy approved Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.)


Reference book

A Guide to Scrum Body of Knowledge (SBOK™ Guide) by SCRUMstudy.


Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC™) Course Outline

● Agile and Scrum Overview

What is Agile?

Why use Agile?

The Agile Manifesto

Principles of the Agile Manifesto

Agile Methods

Other Agile Methods

Scrum Overview

Scrum Summary


● Scrum Roles

Scrum Roles

The Product Owner

The Scrum Team

The Scrum Master

Advantages of Cross-functional Teams


● Planning in Scrum

Scrum Flow

Requirements in Scrum

Prioritizing the Product Backlog

Adaptive Project Management

Scrum Planning

User Stories

The Concept of Persona

Acceptance Criteria

Generic Done Criteria

Criteria for a Good User Story


Importance of Value

Risk Burndown Graphics

Scrum Board


● Sprint Planning

Sprints (from Product Owners point of view)

Sprint Planning Meeting

Planning Game

Task Estimation

The Sprint Backlog


● Implementation of Scrum

Daily Stand-up Meeting

Sprint Review Meeting

Sprint Retrospective Meeting

Product Backlog Grooming

● Scrum for Large Projects

Scrum for Large Projects

The Chief Product Owner

Distributed teams in Scrum

Transition to Scrum

Mapping Traditional Roles to Scrum

Maintaining Stakeholder Involvement 



We offer the following learning alternatives:

2 day weekly Courses

2 day Virtual tutor-led Courses

2 day Corporate on-site Courses

Online Courses


Course Fee Includes:

Official Course Manual

Pre-course material

Accredited course with accredited industry-experienced trainer

Best quality course materials

Comfortable and conducive venues with good transportation links

Scrum Examination fees and Certificate


Free Foundation exam retake guarantee


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In the most unlikely event of failing the Foundation exam, you will be offered a free Exam retake within 3 months of your original course.

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Should you fail your practitioner exam, we will offer you a free place on any subsequent practitioner course, as long as you pay for the cost of the practitioner exam.


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