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!


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


Scrum Ceremonies


Stake Holder management

Certification Process

Process of certification is independent and decoupled from learning/training. Existing Agile practitioners can directly apply for certification.

Ideal For

✓ Business Analyst ✓ Project Manager
✓ Scrum Master ✓ Product Owner
✓ Dev/QA Engineering Manager
✓ Certified PMI-ACP, CSPO, CSM

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum 2 years of Work Experience
Proof of 18 Learning Credits from a Registered Education Provider

Certify to a Higher Standard

Benefits of Certification

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.

Companies Represented Certified professionals who work in Companies


  • 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