Product Management Certification

Product management certification

Product management certification is an investment in your career and shows you’re serious about your professional development

The Product Focus certification covers the full range of product management and product marketing disciplines. It focuses on how to apply best practice tools and ideas in real-world situations. It builds confidence and credibility with peers, managers and employers.

To become a Product Focus Certified Product Manager, you must:

Authorised training courses

Our 3-day Product Management and Product Marketing for technology-based products training course is authorised for certification. Anyone who attends our public 3-day course is automatically eligible to take the exam free of charge. Many of our private training courses are also authorised for certification although there may be a charge to take the exam. If you are uncertain, please get in touch.

Certification examination

All the material in the exam is covered in our 3-day course and Product Management Journals. The exam is taken online after the course has finished. It is open-book so you can use your course notes and the Journals as reference material.

After the course you will be emailed a unique code to access the exam. It should take about 90 minutes to complete. You can undertake the exam at your convenience but it must be completed by the end of the month.

Marking the exam can take up to 2 weeks and candidates will be emailed their result. If you fail you will be allowed to re-take the exam free of charge one additional time. The pass/fail decision is final and to protect the integrity of the exam we will not provide correct answers or advise on areas for improvement.

If you need to pay to take the exam you can book using the button below. £99 (ex VAT).

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Product Management Certification Status

Candidates who pass the exam will become a Product Focus Certified Product Manager.

They will receive a certificate in the post and be registered on a list that anyone can check by contacting Product Focus.

In addition they can use the unique Product Focus Certified Product Manager logo on their email sign-off, LinkedIn profile and professional biography.

‘Thank you for your email letting me know I passed the exam. It gave me a big, happy start to my work day! The exam questions really made me think about the answers, and doing that reminded me how much I learnt and enjoyed the training course.’
Trupti Kulkarni, Product Manager, DANTE (now GÉANT)

‘I was up very late finishing my exam and the message was that the results would be sent in three weeks’ time. I was preparing myself to contain the nervous anticipation and so your email today morning was the best start I could ask for! Thank you for your support. Needless to say I am thoroughly satisfied with the entire experience. It was useful, engaging and very efficient!’
Kavya Manjari, Product Focus Certified Product Manager, HTI8

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