Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC®)

Certification SPOC®
EducationPreferably SDC® or SMC® certified professional
Target AudienceAnyone who interfaces with business stakeholders or works as a Product Owner in a Scrum project.
Maintaining Certification (RCUs) 40 Recertification units every 3 years.


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.

Successful candidates will be awarded the Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC®) certification by SCRUMstudy after passing the certification exam.

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.)

Exam Format

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