Certified Product Owner demonstrate the knowledge and understanding
of Scrum, Agile, DevOps, Kanban,Scrumban, Scaled, leadership skills, the
Product Owner role and their ability to apply that knowledge in real-world
✓ Business Analyst ✓ Project Manager ✓ Scrum Master ✓ Product Owner
✓ Dev/QA Engineering Manager ✓ Certified PMI-ACP, CSPO, CSM, ✓ Engineering managers, ✓ QA managers, ✓ Dev team leaders, Domain/Functional experts
Going beyond the process & tactics of Scrum, Industry now expects Agile practitioners to have skills around business interlock, requirements prioritization, Agile at Scale & managing cross functional stake holders.
Automated Evaluations (ex. Multiple choice quiz questions) are not well equipped to test applied skills. CPO Certification includes Live Problem Solving phase to raise the bar of certified practitioners.
This certification is an acknowledgement of skills and not just knowledge. Therefore the certificate is awarded after being duly tested through assignments and solving live industry problems called skillathons.