Why Become A Certified Product Owner?

 Learn about advantages and disadvantages of certifications


  • Be recognized by an accredited institution that can vouch for credentials
  • Expect knowledge of the topic or role and be productive right away
  • Come up in job and role searches which can increase hiring success rate


  • Require experience on the job plus skill builder courses to be productive
  • Incur costs for maintaining a certification as a long term investment
  • Select an accredited organization that will withstand constant changes 

Dozens of institutions provide Product Owner certifications.


The BIG question is:


Is a certification worth more than building product skills?

Certifications are a great way to prove your knowledge on a topic. But do they prove your skills?

Here are three famous myths about certifications:
  1. The person has validated skills on the topic
  2. Acronyms are more important than the actual knowledge
  3. A certification is better than no certification

We believe that building the right skills will help you advance your career and gain expert power.

The skills will give you the confidence of doing the work.

Be part of the conversation today

Would you consider spending money on a certification over a skill builder course?

Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)

Scrum Alliance

$1,499/ 2 days training and exam

Advance Certified Scrum Product Owner (A-CSPO)

Scrum Alliance

$1,599/ 2 days training and exam

Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO)


$1,200/ exam costs for 3 levels

Certified SAFe Product Owner / Product Manager (POPM)

Scaled Agile

$1,200/ 2 days training and exam

Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC)

Scrum Study

$600/ exam only

Product Manager Certificate (PMC)

Product School

$6,999/ 16-Module training

Project Leader Certificate (PLC)

Product School

$3,999/ 8-Module training

Certified Project Manager (CPM) - AIPMM

Association of International Product Marketing and Management (AIPMM)

$2,995/ 2 days training and exam