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.



CertificationPrerequisite ExperiencePrerequisite EducationTarget AudienceCost of ExamMaintaining certificationCurrent Pass Rate (%)**
SPOC®NilPreferably SDC® (or) SMC® certified professionalAnyone who interfaces with business stakeholders or works as a Product Owner in a Scrum project.USD
Take SPOC® Recertification exam every 3 years or earn any SCRUMstudy Certification. More93

**Pass Rate for the SPOC® examination indicates the percentage of candidates passing the exam in the first attempt who attempted all the questions.

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.)

Available in English, Portuguese (Brazil), and Spanish

Why is SCRUMstudy™ better than Scrum Alliance, and other accreditation bodies?

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