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BCS EXIN Practitioner Certificate in Agile Scrum Product Owner Classroom Course in Reading

Course Overview

This internationally recognised certificate will provide you with the ability to advance in your career. The knowledge and skills gained from the Agile framework and Scrum methodology will improve customer satisfaction.

Product owner’s primary objective is to bring value to the customer and enhance the business through essential project management principles.

The qualification will help you implement Agile or Scrum concepts in the workplace, preparing you to carry out the role as a Product Owner. The BCS EXIN Agile Scrum Product Owner certification is incorporated into the EXIN Agile Scrum qualification programme.

This course benefits from 1 year BCS membership, worth £92 and our Exam Pass Guarantee*.

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exam: Included
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Join a community of over 595,000
  • Interest-free Payments
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*
  • 1-year BCS membership included
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exam: Included
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Join a community of over 595,000
  • Interest-free Payments
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*
  • 1-year BCS membership included
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Is the Practitioner Certificate in Agile Scrum Product Owner course suitable for me?

Agile concepts are primarily known for their effectiveness in the software development sector. However, many other industries have adopted the framework, and Agile is becoming the leading project management technique.

Within Agile, Scrum is the most used methodology. It is extremely useful for those wanting to keep up to date in the IT and Project Management fields. Especially individuals that are involved in projects.

The Project Owner provides the greatest value to the customers and improves the business with a variety of project management concepts. This course teaches all that enrol how to become successful Project Owners.

If you are currently a professional working in Project Management, IT Service Management Software development, and Business Management, then this course would be suitable for you.

How will the Practitioner Certificate in Agile Scrum Product Owner course benefit me?

This Agile Scrum Product Owner training course will help support your Project Management Agile focused career goals. You will also benefit from: 

  •  Exam Pass Guarantee*
  •  1-year BCS membership, worth £92
  •  Fast-track your learning with our Virtual Classroom course
  •  Enhance your career prospects
  •  Learn from expert trainers with vast experience in this field
  •  We offer interest-free payment options

BCS Membership Benefits

This course benefits from 1-year BCS membership worth £92, which is available when you pass your first exam.

Benefits of Associate Membership include:

  •  Professional recognition
  •  Career development
  •  Networking
  •  Knowledge and best practice
  •  Exclusive discounts and offers

 Full BCS membership details can be found here.

What jobs can I apply for after my Agile Scrum Product Owner training?

The following positions will become available whenyou have earned your Agile Scrum Product Owner certificate: 

  •  UI or UX Designer (Agile Scrum environment) - £45k
  •  Development Team Member - £47k
  •  Product Managers - £55k
  •  Agile?Product Owners - £58k
  •  Project / Programme Manager - £66k

(Source: Payscale)

Why choose to study the Agile Scrum Product Owner course with e-Careers?

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 590,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training, and we have earned a 5-star rating on Trustpilot, from over 9,000 students. 

By refining our processes, partner relationships, and course materials, we can offer high-quality training solutions for our delegates. 

*How does the Exam Pass Guarantee work?

With our Exam Pass Guarantee, if you do not pass the exam after attending this training course with us, you will be eligible to attend the next class for free.

All we ask is that you:

  •  Attend all class days and complete all assignments
  •  Take the exam within 30 days of completing your Virtual Classroom training
  •  Request your course re-enrolment within 30 days of the failed exam attempt

Please note: Students retaking the course are required to use any materials or books distributed to them in their original course session. Failure to provide these materials will result in the student being charged for replacement materials. Exam Pass Guarantee does not include the resit exam.

Agile Scrum Product Owner Syllabus

Learning Outcome

Delegates can demonstrate the ability to analyse, understand and explain Agile concepts in the following areas:

  •  The Agile way of thinking
  •  The Product Owner role
  •  Managing the Product Backlog
  •  Complex Projects
  •  Adding Value

Agile Way of Thinking – 7.5%

  •  Agile concepts.
  •  Explain the Agile way of thinking.
  •  Explain how Agility brings predictability and flexibility.
  •  Describe how to establish continuous improvement.
  •  Differentiate other Agile frameworks and methodologies: Crystal, Extreme Programming (XP), DSDM, LeSS, SAFe and Kanban.

Product Owner role – 20%

  •  Tasks and responsibilities of the Product Owner role.
  •  Explain which tasks and responsibilities belong to the Product Owner role.
  •  Explain which solutions are suitable for solving issues.
  •  Explain the role of the Product Owner in the different Scrum events.
  •  Analyse a scenario for the best way to transition into the Product Owner role.
  •  Other roles (Scrum Master, Development Team).
  •  Explain all roles within the Scrum Framework.

Managing the Product Backlog - 40%

  •  From Vision to Product Backlog.
  •  Explain how to create the Product Vision for either a Service or a Product.
  •  Explain how to create a Product Road Map for either a Service or a Product.
  •  Analyse a scenario for common mistakes when creating the Product vision.
  •  Explain why a good Definition of Done is so important.
  •  User Stories (including Epics, non-functional and functional requirements).
  •  Explain how to write good User Stories for Services or Products.
  •  Creating Sprint Backlogs.
  •  Explain how to create a Sprint Backlog.
  •  Tracking and communicating progress.
  •  Identify impediments, deviations, roadblocks, and other obstacles that influence the progress.
  •  Staying in control and delivering.
  •  Explain how to manage issues and bugs and how to inform stakeholders.
  •  Explain how to establish Continuous Delivery.

Complex Projects – 20%

  •  Scaling Agile Projects
  •  Explain how to use the Product Backlog in a scaled environment.
  •  Explain how to scale to larger teams using Scrum-of-Scrums.
  •  Explain how to scale the Product Owner function.
  •  Suitability of Agile for different types of projects.
  •  Explain in which cases it is not possible to use Agile.
  •  Identify the limits of a Scrum Team.
  •  Managing complex Product or Service Backlogs.
  •  Explain different ways to manage complex Product or Service Backlogs.
  •  Propose a way to manage a complex Product or Service Backlog in each scenario.

Adding Value – 12.5%

  •  Adding Business Value to the project.
  •  Explain what Business Value is.
  •  Explain how to add Business Value to an Agile project.
  •  Analyse a scenario for the most Business Value added features.
  •  Acting as the Voice of the Customer.
  •  Explain how to work with customers, users, and other stakeholders.

Scrum Product Owner Exam Details

Exam format - Multiple-choice.

Number of questions – 40.

Duration - 90-mins.

Supervised - Yes.

Open book - No.

Pass mark – 26/40 (65%).

Our Reading Venue
Reading was born as a town around the 8th century. It was a significant trading and religious centre in the medieval period, as home to Reading Abbey, one of the largest and wealthiest monasteries of Medieval England. Reading is a vital commercial centre, making it a desirable location, when it comes to employment.
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