Who is it For?
The BCS Practitioner Course in Digital Product Management is for candidates who are currently in, or working towards, a product management or product development related role or a digital role which requires problem solving
and professional behaviours when dealing
with stakeholders and managing challenging situations arising during the product development.
What Will I Learn?
By completing this certificate learners will be able to demonstrate a practical understanding of:
• Effective stakeholder management and communication techniques
• How to analyse the internal and external environment and undertake market analysis
• The product delivery lifecycle
• Product development techniques
• Methods and techniques of marketing
A 90 min. ‘closed book’ exam, with 40 multiple-choice questions. The pass mark is 65% (26/40) and you can take the exam from home or work (computer with camera required).
You will have 12 months access to the course to help you prepare.
There are no specific entry requirements for this award. However, some professional experience in a business or IT environment may be advantageous.
What do I Get?
As well as gaining new skills and knowledge, upon successful completion, you will receive a globally recognised certificate awarded by BCS at SFIA Plus Level 4, and free annual Associate membership to BCS to further develop your career and grow your professional network.
How Long Does it Take to Complete?
The BCS recommend 45 hours of learning to prepare for the exam, 30 hours of course study and 15 hours of independent study.
What Support Is Available?
A qualified tutor is on hand to answer any questions you have about the course and the content, via email or student discussion forum.
What Career Support Is Available?
When you pass your course, you will receive a one-year free membership to the BCS (worth £90) which offers professional networking and career development opportunities through their careers service: ’Springboard'.