EXIN Agile Scrum Product Owner is a certification that looks to confirm both skills and knowledge of the Agile framework and Scrum methodology, specifically with the Product Owner role in mind.
Agile Scrum is about working together to successfully reach a goal. Agile methodologies are popular approaches in software development and are increasingly being used in other areas. Scrum practices include establishing cross-functional and self-managed teams, producing a working deliverable at the end of each iteration or Sprint. This certification focuses on adopting Agile or Scrum in the workplace and taking on the role of Product Owner.
The Agile way of thinking is best known in the field of software development, but the principles are increasingly being applied in other types of projects and it is fast becoming a regular project management technique. Scrum is the most used Agile methodology and is suitable for all professionals looking to keep their knowledge up to date with the latest developments in the fields of IT and Project Management, particularly those leading or participating in projects. The Product Owner role focuses on bringing Value for the Customer and Value for the Business, through Project Management techniques.
In particular, the certification is suitable for professionals working in the areas of Project Management, Software development, IT Service Management and Business Management.
The exam EXIN Agile Scrum Product Owner is part of the EXIN qualification program and has been developed in cooperation with international experts in the field. The candidate needs to be familiar with all Basic Concepts from the EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation course. Please refer to the Preparation Guide of the EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation for details. This Preparation Guide is freely available on the website www.exin.com.
e-Competence Framework (e-CF)
The mapping of this certificate against the e-Competence Framework.
A.2. Service Level Management
A.4. Product or Service Planning
A.5. Architecture Design
A.6. Application Design
D.11. Needs Identification
E.2. Project and Portfolio Management
E.4. Relationship Management
E.7. Business Change Management
Legend for coverage:
General - The competence is covered at the level indicated
Partial - The competence is covered to some extent
Superficial - Relevant knowledge is covered to some extent
The competence level is available in the framework
The competence level is not available in the framework
Requirements for certification
- Successful completion of the EXIN Agile Scrum Product Owner exam.
- Successful completion of an EXIN Accredited Training including Practical Assignments.
- Knowledge of Scrum terminology, for instance through the EXIN Agile Scrum Foundation exam, is strongly recommended.
Examination type: Computer-based or paper-based multiple-choice questions
Number of questions: 40
Pass mark: 65%
Open book/notes: No
Electronic equipment/aides permitted: No
Time allotted for examination: 90 minutes
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