ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Product Ownership (ICP-APO)

Agile Methodology


The ICP-APO certification focuses on value-driven software delivery, the accompanying mindset and key Agile practices designed to emphasize customer value. It also looks at creating organizational and team environments conducive to frequent and transparent collaboration between the business and development teams.

The goal for managing Agile projects is to deliver value as early as possible in the project lifecycle in collaboration with customers and all team members. Learning the core principles of value management with tasks and teams is essential to successful delivery of value at all stages in a project. 

The learning objectives highlight specific techniques and practices such as:

  • Lightweight requirements
  • Prioritization methods
  • Progressive elaboration
  • Product/project roadmapping
  • Story mapping
  • Effective user stories and acceptance criteria

Participants who complete this certification will gain an excellent foundation in value-based Agile solutions delivery.

ASPE offers two courses that has been approved to offer the ICP-APO

Courses related to this certification:
  • Training

Certification Cost is Included with Course Tuition.

Exam Details

Although there is not an ICAgile official exam, ICAgile allows for their course accreditors to determine appropriate means for retention of the learning outcomes. Depending on your provider, there may be some type of assessment in order to earn certification.

Many providers assess via participation, activity and understanding conveyed via exercises and discussion, withholding certification when appropriate.


Required Training

Successfully complete an ICAgile accredited course taught by an ICAgile Authorized Instructor.

ICAgile Authorized Instructors can withhold certifications based on lack of participation or understanding of course learning objectives.