Certified Product Owner (CPO™)
Industry Leading Certification for Product Owners based on Agile Product Management Body of Knowledge
Why Become Agile Practitioner?
Percentage of global companies have adopted Agile as the defacto model of execution as part of their digital transformation.
AGILE IS NOW MAINSTREAM & high in demand
Agile is now adopted by dozens of industries beyond just IT. Its important to not just understand the process and tools but its application and impact to business outcomes. One who can apply the context of agile to product business is highest in demand!
WHY CERTIFIED PRODUCT OWNER (CPO™) ?
Advanced Agile Product Management Competencies
Going beyond the process & tactics of Scrum, Industry now expects Agile practitioners to have skills around business interlock, requirements prioritization, Agile at Scale & managing cross functional stake holders.
Evaluating Skills through Live Challenges
Automated Evaluations (ex. Multiple choice quiz questions) are not well equipped to test applied skills. CPO Certification includes Live Problem Solving phase to raise the bar of certified practitioners.
Key competencies for CPO™
Modern Organizations look for senior Agile practitioners who have mastered the art and science of Agile Product Management with cross functional skills in the domains of business, development and data.
User Story Mapping
Release & Roadmap Mapping
Agile metrics & tools
Devops metrics & beyond
Kanban tools & metrics
Agile at Scale
Backlog Grooming & Prioritization
Stake Holder management
Process of certification is independent and decoupled from learning/training. Existing Agile practitioners can directly apply for certification.
Certify to a Higher Standard
Benefits of Certification
While most certification focus on automated quiz, CPO focus on demonstration of skills through live challenges.
Product owners are strategic roles who are expected to go beyond process execution to be the voice of the customer.
CPO certification is a strong signal to employer for strategic career readiness.
Skill Council Board
Assuring the Highest Standards
Skill Council is an elite group of global experts and practitioners who help update the Body of Knowledge of the latest industry best practices and manage the evaluation process of skills beyond just knowledge.
- Proof of 18 Hours of Learning Credits are mandatory before you register for the test. Each learning credit is equivalent of 1 hour of learning unit from a credible learning provider.
- Learning Credit is waived if you have already completed certifications like PMI-ACP, CSPO or CSM
- Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience in Agile/Scrum
Yes. Most certifications test for knowledge, CPO Certification checks for application and skill levels through a two phase assessment – online test and live mentor led problem solving challenge.
CPO certifies to a higher level of certification and is independent of the training provider
Your get 1 free retake of assessment and subsequent retakes for $25
CPO Certification valid for lifetime