Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC®)



The Product Owner represents the interests of the stakeholder community to the Scrum Team. The Product Owner is responsible for ensuring clear communication of product or service functionality requirements to the Scrum Team, defining Acceptance Criteria, and ensuring those criteria are met. The Product Owner must always maintain a dual view. He or she must understand and support the needs and interests of all stakeholders, while also understanding the needs and workings of the Scrum Team.

Applicants will be awarded the Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC®) certificate by SCRUMstudy™ upon successfully passing the certification exam.


Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC®)

Target Audience

Anyone who interfaces with business stakeholders or works as a Product Owner in a Scrum project.

Maintaining certification

40 Recertification units every 2 years

Cost of Exam

USD 600

Prerequisite Experience


Prerequisite Education

Preferably SDC® (or) SMC® certified professional

Exam Format

  • Multiple choice 
  • 140 questions per exam 
  • No negative marks for wrong answers 
  • 180 minutes duration 
  • Proctored online exam 
  • Current pass rate: 93%

Audience Profile

This certification is for anyone who interfaces with stakeholders or works as a Product Owner in a Scrum Team.


There is no formal prerequisite for this certification. However, SDC® or SMC® Certified professionals will be able to better understand the concepts required for this certification exam. It is also highly recommended to attend a 2-day SPOC® classroom training provided by a SCRUMstudy™ approved Authorized Training Partner (A.T.P.)


How to Apply 

Step 1. Register

Register for free on and apply for the exam (OR) Attend a classroom training provided by a SCRUMstudy™ Authorized Training Partner and register on

Step 2. Apply

Apply for the exam by paying USD 600 or by using the exam voucher provided by a SCRUMstudy™ A.T.P. You need to submit relevant documents (if required).

Step 3. Access the online course and take the exam

  • Get access to an online course on ‘Scrum Product Owner Certified’. 
  • Get a copy of SBOK® Guide online version. 
  • Schedule the three hour proctored exam. 
  • SCRUMstudy™ verifies the application: confirms the exam date and time. 
  • Take the three hour proctored exam online.

Step 4. Upon successful completion of the exam get an online certificate.

  • Your name will be added to the SCRUMstudy™ Certification Registry. 
  • You can add the certificate to your LinkedIn profile. 
  • If you are unable to pass the exam, you can schedule again and take a maximum of two Free Exam Retakes.

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