Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC™)

Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC™) is a certification for Product Owners and experienced practitioners who represent the business interests in a project.

The Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC™) certification is designed to confirm the applicants' practical knowledge of Scrum that equips them to understand the business aspects and interact with multiple stakeholders in a Scrum environment.

  1. Agile Overview
    • What is Agile? and Why use Agile?
    • The Agile Manifesto and its Principles
    • Declaration of Interdependence
    • Agile vs. Traditional Project Management
    • Agile Methods
  2. Scrum Overview
    • Planning in Scrum
    • Scrum Framework
    • Scrum Roles
    • Scrum Flow
  3. Initiate
    • Create Project Vision
    • Identify Scrum Master and Stakeholders
    • Form Scrum Team
    • Develop Epics
    • Create Prioritized Product Backlog
    • Conduct Release Planning
  1. Plan and Estimate
    • Create User Stories
    • Approve, Estimate, and Commit User Stories
    • Create Tasks
    • Estimate Tasks
    • Create Sprint Backlog
  2. Implement
    • Create Deliverables
    • Conduct Daily Stand-up
    • Groom Prioritized Product Backlog
  3. Review and Retrospect
    • Convene Scrum of Scrums
    • Demonstrate and Validate Sprint
    • Retrospect Sprint
  4. Release
    • Release
    • Ship Deliverables
    • Retrospect Project
Examination Format
  • Multiple choice
  • 140 questions
  • One mark awarded for every right answer
  • No negative marks for wrong answers
  • 180 minutes duration
  • Proctored online exam
There is no formal prerequisite for this certificationcation. However, SDC™ or SMC™ certified professionals will be able to better understand the concepts required for this certification exam.
Maintaining Certification - Re-cerification Units (RCUs)
40 RCUs every 3 years.
Audience Profile
This is highly recommended for anyone in a company who interacts with a Scrum Team, provides business requirements or manages business aspects of a project.