Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC)

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 SCRUMstudy upon successfully passing the certification exam.

Price (*ask for discount) 600 USD
Access period 180 days

Prerequisite list

  • 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.

Audience list

  • Anyone who interfaces with stakeholders.
  • Anyone who works as a Product Owner in a Scrum Team.

What is included

  • Online + VMEdu Mobile App
  • Videos
  • Certification Exam

Certification Info

  • How To Earn?  You must complete the online course and pass the proctored online exam.
  • How To Maintain?  To maintain the certification status, Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC™) professionals will need to earn 40 re-certification credits every 3 years.

Certification 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.

Retake policy

  • If you are unable to pass the exam, you can schedule again and take a maximum of two free exam retakes.

Enrollment Policy

  • You should pay the online course fee then the online course access will be granted to you within 1 week after receiving payment.
  • Course fee payment is not refundable.

Frequently Asked Questions

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
  • Product Owner
  • Scrum Team
  • 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
  • Estimation
  • Importance of Value
  • Risk Burndown Graphics
  • Scrum Board
Sprint Planning
  • Sprints (from Product Owner’s 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