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BCS EXIN Practitioner Certificate in Agile Scrum Product Owner - Virtual Classroom

Course Overview 

Our BCS training course will help you earn an internationally recognised certificate, which will teach you the knowledge and skills of the Agile framework and Scrum methodology. These skills will help you deliver maximum value for your customers while increasing value for your business.

This certification focuses on adopting Agile or Scrum in your workplace and preparing you to take on the role of Product Owner. The BCS Agile Scrum Product Owner certification is part of the EXIN Agile Scrum qualification program.

The role of a Product Owner is to provide direction for your team and your organisation, making final decisions and ensuring that your team is focused on the right goals. As a Product Owner, you will be actively responsible for supporting your team through great communication. You will also need to work towards your organisation’s wider business objectives, providing the vision and the boundaries within which this vision must be realised. You will create, maintain and prioritising the business value driven Product Backlog. Agile Scrum is about working in unison with your organisation to reach your objectives.

The BCS EXIN Agile Scrum Product Owner certification is part of the EXIN Agile Scrum qualification program.

This course benefits from 1-year BCS membership and our Exam Pass Guarantee*.

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  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exam: Included
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Join a community of over 615,000
  • Interest-free Payments
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exam: Included
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Join a community of over 615,000
  • Interest-free Payments
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*
  • 1-year BCS membership included
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Why study the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Agile Scrum Product Owner course with e-Careers?

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  •    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.
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BCS Membership Benefits

This course benefits from 1 years BCS membership worth £92, which is eligible from the moment you pass your first exam.

Benefits of this associate’s membership include:

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

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How does the Exam Pass Guarantee work?

We have found our Virtual Classroom training has provided higher pass rates, which has made us confident to offer an Exam Pass Guarantee, so you know we’ll support you until you are certified.

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 same training again 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; this would need to be purchased at an additional cost.

Is the Practitioner Certificate in Agile Scrum Product Owner course suitable for me?   

While Agile techniques are most common within the field of software development, many of the principles are becoming more popular across a range of industries, and it is quickly becoming the go-to project management technique.

Scrum is the most used Agile methodology and is suitable for most professionals who are looking to keep up to date with the latest developments in the fields of IT and Project Management. This is especially true for those leading or participating in projects.

The Product Owner’s role focuses on providing value for your customers and value for your business, using a range of project management techniques. This training course is ideal for professionals working in the areas of Project Management, Software development, IT Service Management and Business Management.

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

Typically, graduates of this course will be working in, or working towards a career as a:

  •    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)

Practitioner Certificate in 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
  •    Analyse a Product Backlog to identify Epic Stories (large, unrefined items)
  •    Analyse a scenario for non-functional requirements of Services and Products
  •    Explain how to manage non-functional requirements of Services and 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
  •    Explain how to read Information Radiators, how to interpret them and how to act on the results
  •    Explain how to interpret commonly used tracking methods (Burn-Down Chart, Velocity, etc.)
  •    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

Practitioner Certificate in Agile Scrum Product Owner Exam Details

Type - Multiple-choice.

Number of questions – 40.

Duration - 90-mins.

Supervised - Yes.

Open book - No.

Pass mark – 26/40 (65%).

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