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Day of the PRINCE2® Examination [Do’s and Don’ts]

PRINCE2® is going to make a lot of difference in your life and career. Now, as the training session is over and you are going to appear in the examination, you need to be confident and focused. Though hugely popular in the UK job market and across industries, PRINCE2® certification is also getting recognition in other countries as well. Thousands of employers in Europe give priority to the PRINCE2® certified candidates. Seeing its awe-inspiring acceptability, even seasoned professionals are opting for PRINCE2® certification courses.  So, when the course curriculum is over and the date of the examination is announced, plan for the day of the examination well-ahead.Path to PRINCE2® certificationsIf you are already into it, perhaps you know the path. However, if you have missed something, you can get to know it thoroughly here. For newcomers, the whole path of PRINCE2® certifications needs to be very clear. Remember, the day of the examination is the final day of preparation before you achieve your target of gaining PRINCE2® certification. By the end of your preparation journey, you would have got a clear idea on the PRINCE2® eligibility requirements, benefits and other nitty-gritty of the certification process!Do's and Don'tsKeep the following in mind on the exam day:Wake up early in the morning, refresh, and quickly review all the important pointsHave a light breakfast before leaving for the exam centreReach the centre at least 35-40 minutes prior to exam start timeDo’s and Don’ts at the exam centreAs the exam starts, you need to be poised and confidentDon’t think about the office or home, it’s just a matter of 60 minutes or 150 minutes after which you will get ample time to ponder over your day-to-day hassles and responsibilitiesQuickly review each question and don’t feel helpless/dejected  if any question seems toughStart answering one by one but read each question very carefully before answeringTake a few seconds rest every 15 minutes just by taking deep breaths or closing your eyesPreparation for the exam dayJust a few days before the examination, you will be asked to fill in your profile details form where you would have to write your name and address apart from some other details. Be careful while writing your name and address as it will appear in your certificate that will be dispatched. Be calm and maintain a positive frame of mind on the examination day! You need to carry a photo identity, the approved book (if it is an open book examination), pen, pencil, and eraser to the exam hall.  Apart from these articles, you are not permitted to carry any other material. If you are carrying any non-permitted article, you would have to hand it over to the invigilator before entering the exam centre. For the Practitioner level exams, a hard copy of the approved manual is permitted.Preparation for the PRINCE2® Certification examinationYou need to be well-prepared for the examination at any level – Foundation or Practitioner. The examination is not going to be easy due to limited time and a large number of questions. You would have to think fast and solve the problems correctly within the given duration!The purpose of the Foundation certification is to test whether you will be able to be a productive member of a project management team that uses PRINCE2®. To pass the certification examination successfully, you need to demonstrate that you understand the significance of the PRINCE2® terms and principles. The questions are set in such a way that your understanding of all the eight process and sub-processes, eight components, basis of the techniques applied, and the purpose of roles will be tested. In the Practitioner examination, your understanding level on processes, themes, and techniques will be tested. Your knowledge of the interactions among PRINCE2® management products, techniques, processes, and themes will be tested. The questions are set to see how well you apply your knowledge on these different aspects in real-world situations. In the PRINCE2® Agile Foundation certification, your concept and understanding of PRINCE2® governance needs, different Agile techniques such as Kanban, Start-up, Scrum, etc., and the interface of PRINCE2® and agile process of working will be tested. The PRINCE2® Agile Practitioner certification examination is a scenario-based examination. This includes case studies where different scenarios are given followed by questions related to them which you would have to solve. Always remember, that this is a tight exam and time will be short and questions will be more.  So, it will be a real test of your speed, acumen, and knowledge. All these aspects need to be properly integrated if you want to pass the exam and become a PRINCE2® certified professional. This capability only improves with diligent practice. You would have to prepare well before the examination. Attend the classes regularly, understand the concepts well, use reference books as required, revise and practice a lot with examination papers from the previous years.Different PRINCE2® certifications and their purposesPRINCE2® Foundation certification course teaches you the core principles of PRINCE2® and the meanings of the terms used in PRINCE2®. Foundation certification helps you become a part of a project management team that is all set to use PRINCE2® methodology. This certification is the gateway to the world of PRINCE2®. The second step is the PRINCE2® Practitioner certification. With this, you have actually stepped into the world of PRINCE2®. Here you get complete knowledge on how to apply PRINCE2® and manage a project in this environment. This curriculum gives you an opportunity to understand the applicability of PRINCE2® products, principles, themes, and processes.The PRINCE2® Agile certification is yet another kind of advanced PRINCE2® certification designed to assist professionals to customize the management control while working in an agile environment. This qualification has two parts: Foundation and Practitioner. The Foundation course provides an overview of the whole PRINCE2® Agile concept and its terminologies while the Practitioner course makes you an expert in the PRINCE2® Agile process. Prerequisites for taking PRINCE2® examination For appearing in the PRINCE2® Foundation no specific qualification is required. However, if you have a basic understanding of Project Management, you will be able to understand the course and attend the examination with more confidence. For appearing in the PRINCE2® Practitioner examination you need to complete the PRINCE2® Foundation course or need to have any of the following certifications:Project Management Professional (PMP)® certificationIMPA level A, B, C, or DCertified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®A PRINCE2® Agile certification to requires you to cross two stages to gain the certification. For appearing in the PRINCE2® Agile Foundation examination no prior professional qualification is required; however, basic knowledge on the key aspects of Project Management can give you extra mileage. On the other hand, for appearing in the PRINCE2® Agile Practitioner certification exam you need to have any of the following certifications:PRINCE2® Foundation or PRINCE2® Agile FoundationProject Management Professional (PMP)® CertificationIPMA level A, B, C, or DCertified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®Examination Formats of different PRINCE2® CertificationsYour preparation for examination is never complete without having a thorough knowledge of examination format. 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As the examinations are getting harder with time, it is always feasible, though not mandatory, to get an admission in an accredited training institute for a full-length course curriculum.
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Day of the PRINCE2® Examination [Do’s and Don’ts]

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Day of the PRINCE2® Examination [Do’s and Don’ts]

PRINCE2® is going to make a lot of difference in your life and career. Now, as the training session is over and you are going to appear in the examination, you need to be confident and focused. Though hugely popular in the UK job market and across industries, PRINCE2® certification is also getting recognition in other countries as well. Thousands of employers in Europe give priority to the PRINCE2® certified candidates. Seeing its awe-inspiring acceptability, even seasoned professionals are opting for PRINCE2® certification courses.  So, when the course curriculum is over and the date of the examination is announced, plan for the day of the examination well-ahead.

Path to PRINCE2® certifications

If you are already into it, perhaps you know the path. However, if you have missed something, you can get to know it thoroughly here. For newcomers, the whole path of PRINCE2® certifications needs to be very clear. Remember, the day of the examination is the final day of preparation before you achieve your target of gaining PRINCE2® certification. By the end of your preparation journey, you would have got a clear idea on the PRINCE2® eligibility requirements, benefits and other nitty-gritty of the certification process!

Do's and Don'ts

Keep the following in mind on the exam day:

  • Wake up early in the morning, refresh, and quickly review all the important points
  • Have a light breakfast before leaving for the exam centre
  • Reach the centre at least 35-40 minutes prior to exam start time

Do’s and Don’ts at the exam centre

Do's and don'ts for Prince2 exam

  • As the exam starts, you need to be poised and confident
  • Don’t think about the office or home, it’s just a matter of 60 minutes or 150 minutes after which you will get ample time to ponder over your day-to-day hassles and responsibilities
  • Quickly review each question and don’t feel helpless/dejected  if any question seems tough
  • Start answering one by one but read each question very carefully before answering
  • Take a few seconds rest every 15 minutes just by taking deep breaths or closing your eyes

Preparation for the exam day

Just a few days before the examination, you will be asked to fill in your profile details form where you would have to write your name and address apart from some other details. Be careful while writing your name and address as it will appear in your certificate that will be dispatched. 

Be calm and maintain a positive frame of mind on the examination day! You need to carry a photo identity, the approved book (if it is an open book examination), pen, pencil, and eraser to the exam hall.  Apart from these articles, you are not permitted to carry any other material. If you are carrying any non-permitted article, you would have to hand it over to the invigilator before entering the exam centre. For the Practitioner level exams, a hard copy of the approved manual is permitted.

Preparation for the PRINCE2® Certification examination

You need to be well-prepared for the examination at any level – Foundation or Practitioner. The examination is not going to be easy due to limited time and a large number of questions. You would have to think fast and solve the problems correctly within the given duration!

The purpose of the Foundation certification is to test whether you will be able to be a productive member of a project management team that uses PRINCE2®. To pass the certification examination successfully, you need to demonstrate that you understand the significance of the PRINCE2® terms and principles. The questions are set in such a way that your understanding of all the eight process and sub-processes, eight components, basis of the techniques applied, and the purpose of roles will be tested. 

In the Practitioner examination, your understanding level on processes, themes, and techniques will be tested. Your knowledge of the interactions among PRINCE2® management products, techniques, processes, and themes will be tested. The questions are set to see how well you apply your knowledge on these different aspects in real-world situations. 

In the PRINCE2® Agile Foundation certification, your concept and understanding of PRINCE2® governance needs, different Agile techniques such as Kanban, Start-up, Scrum, etc., and the interface of PRINCE2® and agile process of working will be tested. 

The PRINCE2® Agile Practitioner certification examination is a scenario-based examination. This includes case studies where different scenarios are given followed by questions related to them which you would have to solve. 

Always remember, that this is a tight exam and time will be short and questions will be more.  So, it will be a real test of your speed, acumen, and knowledge. All these aspects need to be properly integrated if you want to pass the exam and become a PRINCE2® certified professional. This capability only improves with diligent practice. You would have to prepare well before the examination. Attend the classes regularly, understand the concepts well, use reference books as required, revise and practice a lot with examination papers from the previous years.

Different PRINCE2® certifications and their purposes

PRINCE2® Foundation certification course teaches you the core principles of PRINCE2® and the meanings of the terms used in PRINCE2®. Foundation certification helps you become a part of a project management team that is all set to use PRINCE2® methodology. This certification is the gateway to the world of PRINCE2®. 

The second step is the PRINCE2® Practitioner certification. With this, you have actually stepped into the world of PRINCE2®. Here you get complete knowledge on how to apply PRINCE2® and manage a project in this environment. This curriculum gives you an opportunity to understand the applicability of PRINCE2® products, principles, themes, and processes.

The PRINCE2® Agile certification is yet another kind of advanced PRINCE2® certification designed to assist professionals to customize the management control while working in an agile environment. This qualification has two parts: Foundation and Practitioner. The Foundation course provides an overview of the whole PRINCE2® Agile concept and its terminologies while the Practitioner course makes you an expert in the PRINCE2® Agile process. 

Prerequisites for taking PRINCE2® examination 

For appearing in the PRINCE2® Foundation no specific qualification is required. However, if you have a basic understanding of Project Management, you will be able to understand the course and attend the examination with more confidence. 

For appearing in the PRINCE2® Practitioner examination you need to complete the PRINCE2® Foundation course or need to have any of the following certifications:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification
  • IMPA level A, B, C, or D
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®

A PRINCE2® Agile certification to requires you to cross two stages to gain the certification. For appearing in the PRINCE2® Agile Foundation examination no prior professional qualification is required; however, basic knowledge on the key aspects of Project Management can give you extra mileage. On the other hand, for appearing in the PRINCE2® Agile Practitioner certification exam you need to have any of the following certifications:

  • PRINCE2® Foundation or PRINCE2® Agile Foundation
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification
  • IPMA level A, B, C, or D
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®

Examination Formats of different PRINCE2® CertificationsExamination Formats of different PRINCE2® Certifications

Your preparation for examination is never complete without having a thorough knowledge of examination format. In all the above-mentioned PRINCE2® certifications objective type multiple choice questions are given. 

The examination format of PRINCE2® Foundation 2017 version is as follows:

  • It is a closed book 60 minutes examination
  • Total 60 questions are given and all are objective type multiple choice questions
  • Each question carries 1 mark
  • Pass marks are 33 (55%)

The examination format of PRINCE2® Foundation 2009 version is as follows:

  • It is a closed book 60 minutes examination 
  • Total 75 questions are given all are objective type multiple choice questions
  • Each question carries 1 mark
  • 5 questions are for trial the marks here are not counted
  • Pass marks are 35 (50% out of 70 questions with 1 mark each). 

The examination format for PRINCE2® Practitioner 2009 version is as follows:

  • It is an open book 150 minutes (2 hours 30 minutes) examination
  • All questions are objective type 
  • Total of 8 questions are given 
  • In each question there are 10 question items are present
  • Total marks are 80 and pass marks are 44 (55%)
  • Official study module Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2®2009 Edition is allowed in the exam room. 

The examination format for PRINCE2® Practitioner 2017 version is as follows:

  • It is an open book 150 minutes (2 hours 30 minutes) examination
  • All questions are objective type 
  • Total 68 questions are given with 1 mark each
  • Pass marks are 38 (55%)
  • Official study module Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2®2017 Edition is allowed in the exam room.

If you are appearing in the PRINCE2® Agile Foundation Certification, the following is the examination format:

  • It is closed book 60 minutes examination
  • Total 50 questions are given with 1 mark each
  • Pass marks are 35 (55%).

If you are appearing for the PRINCE2® Agile Practitioner Certification following is the examination format:

  • It is an open book 150 minutes (2 hours 30 minutes) examination
  • All questions are objective type 
  • Total 50 questions are given with 1 mark each
  • Pass marks are 30 (60%)
  • Official study module PRINCE2® Agile Guidance in hard copy is allowed in the exam room.

Beside these examinations, there is PRINCE2® Re-Registration qualification examination. This is applicable to all PRINCE2® Practitioners who are using the certification for at least 3 years. So, before the expiry of 3 years from the original qualification, you can sit for re-registration examination to renew your certificate for another 3 years. However, there is another option open whereby you can maintain your certification by earning at least 20 CPD points, i.e. 60 CPD points at the end of 3rd year.

Importance of PRINCE2® qualification

The PRINCE2® project management process helps you to understand the project management standard in the UK and several other countries. PRINCE2® certification improves the employment prospects of the candidates and also makes you sharp at your project management-related responsibilities. PRINCE2® certification adds weight to your CV and sets you as a class apart from the others. In the UK and several other countries, companies consider PRINCE2® Practitioner Certification or PRINCE2® Agile Practitioner Certification as a must-have for potential candidates. 

Process of appearing in the PRINCE2® Certification Examination

The examination is mandatory at all levels of PRINCE2® Certification. The examination is taken at the end of the training period. The training center arranges the examination on behalf of all the trainees. In case you have self-studied, you have to contact APMG International service for scheduling your examination. APMG International would arrange a physical examination center or you could also appear online examination anytime. If you are interested in online examination, you need to have an unhindered internet connection and a webcam along with other essential computer setups. As the examinations are getting harder with time, it is always feasible, though not mandatory, to get an admission in an accredited training institute for a full-length course curriculum.

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Is the PSM I certification worth investing?CSM vs PSM exam:"Differences to note" CSM PSM Passing ScoreMinimum 69%(24 out of 35 questions)Minimum 85%Exam patternMultiple choiceMultiple choice,Multiple Answers and True/False questions.Exam durationNo time limit,35 questions60 minutes to complete 80 questionsCertification Validation2 yearsLife timeCertification cost                      1200$2nd attempt is free in within 60 days        25$ for  additional  attempt.             150$(one  attempt)Exam  Level2 Days training + Exam           Much  harder than CSM       Require experience,and deep         Theoretical knowledge.The first goal at Scrum.org is to make candidates understanding how to get valuable software thanks to a high level of maturity in Agile using Scrum. In order to achieve that, Scrum.org deliver assessments to examine, improve and certify candidates’ knowledge of Scrum. On top of that, the Scrum Guide and the Nexus Guide serve as the main background for all Scrum.org assessments. Individuals that are successful at the PSM 1 certification demonstrate a fundamental level of Scrum mastery: they understand Scrum as described in the Scrum Guide and the concepts of applying Scrum. The PSM 1 certification is considered significantly more valuable than other options for Scrum.6. What next after PSM?People who follow Scrum.org courses can claim Project Management Institute (PMI) Professional Development Units credit: 14 PDUs after attending a two-day Professional Scrum Master (PSM). Keep in mind that PMI PDUs are earned for course attendance and not for passing a Scrum.org assessment.7. How much should I pay to renew PSM certification?There is no need to renew PSM certification: Scrum.org certificates are lifelong and do not require any additional payments or renewals.Career benefits of PSM certifiedConsequently, becoming now a certified and experienced professional in Agile expertise seems to be an interesting option to stay at least “employable” and marketable. Still being realistic, professionals in Agile will be directly requested either to perform the Agile transformation in many big (old) organizations or to build the Agile culture from scratch in new companies and startups. Attractive and valuable challenges are in perspective.
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How To Handle a Project Management Crisis?

When a project hits a barrier, it can take an entire team into crisis mode. Alarm bells will ring, coworkers will panic and the shareholders rush towards the project manager – means you. This is a perfect time to come into limelight. The key to success in this role is, you should be able to handle sensitive situations with a time-conscious, and solution-based approach. A successful project manager is one who is proficient in using a variety of approaches during periods of high-pressure to ensure that the team remains motivated and engaged, ultimately driving the project forward. Project management training helps you to ensure your project will move along smoothly and you can lead your project to success. The best-laid projects are always the one which are prone to issues and problems. In this situation, if you fail to stay green not knowing how to handle project management crisis, it can result in loss of a company, public distrust, and other problems in future projects. With regards to it, this article has been written to guide how you can gracefully handle project management crisis by following these steps. Tips for Successfully Handling Your Next Project Management Crisis 1.    Notice the Early Signs Being a project manager you ought to be vigilant enough to smell any minor warning or sign gesturing towards a big crisis going to happen. Even challenges that appear unexpectedly can have warning signs and take notice of these will make or break the project deadline. Remaining mindful of bits of gossip, following insights nearly, and distinguishing even minor partner concerns are certain quick approaches to continue best of an issue. Walking out on an issue, regardless of how little it starts, will just abandon it to become greater while you aren’t looking. 2.    Develop Detailed Contingency Plans with your Crisis Management Team Always assign at least one person, either from department heads or management staff, per each department to be trained and accountable for vindicating an effects of crises in their respective sectors. These should include at the very least, in addition to the CEO, heads of: HR Marketing Sales IT Nevertheless, it’s your responsibility to handle matters being a project manager, still the fact is only best managers know when to ask for help. If you amass your group when you take the administrative rules, not exclusively will you be better arranged for when emergency strikes, however, your associates will be inspired with your proactivity and early administration sharpness. 3.    Communicate With Your Team Communication is the best way to coordinate, and remain involved with your team.  Open correspondence effectively heads out any disarray and uncertainty, keeping specialists refreshed with changes as they happen. At times, even expert professionals get panic and become negative under mounting pressure – it is up to the project manager to implement a positive and centered viewpoint consistently to help oversee push. 4.    Identify the Cause The primary step for solving your project crisis is, try to identify the root case. How to identify the root cause? Find the division in which the root issue surfaced. Once you take the control of the root cause and cease crisis from further spreading than it already was, so it’ll become easier to repair the damage done and get your team back on track.  Don’t simply single out colleagues that committed an error. Survey the realities, and hold a meeting to generate new ideas with the entire group, examining how to best keep this emergency from rehashing itself. 5.    Be Optimistic & Keep Your Cool Head Never let your courage get down at a time of crisis, and stay optimistic as you have to lead the ship In the face of disaster. Panic does nobody any good and exacerbates an already tumultuous time. If you lose your cool, so will your team. Your group and associates will be seeking you for direction and good help. Show others how it’s done. In the event that your group sees that you are concerned, centered, yet quiet and gathered, they will imitate your aura. If you manage to stay calm at this time, your group will feel persuaded to buckle down at settling what is tormenting your association. In no way, shape or form give anybody false expectation, yet positive thinking is infectious and inspires your group. 6.    Find the Silver Lining at time of Crisis As it is said that everything happens for a reason, and every cloud has a silver lining, etc. these all sayings has a certain truth behind them until and unless a person doesn’t recognize it in worst time. After you’ve survived a few crises, and have thoroughly kept records of your crisis management, you will not only do a better job at monitoring and prevention but the next time a crisis rears its ugly head you will be prepared with the tools to solve it in the most expedient manner possible. Do not welcome crisis, but take advantage of the one benefit it does offer you: that is an experience. 7.    Update with the Bad Be realistic with your team, it will make certain that the expectations are clear, as we understand nobody ever likes to hear more bad news during a time of crisis. Being project manager, never get afraid of delivering issues to patrons and highlighting when a problem is urgent. Indeed, they will value being kept tuned in and working nearby an expert group that is straightforward and reliable. 8.    Be Solution-Focused Not only planning and particular tactics work to handle any challenging situation, but I believe one’s personality and specific qualities also work as a weapon to fight as a warrior in these circumstances. A leading project manager will need to work tirelessly to ensure their teams stay positive and enthusiastic in searching for a solution. Be solution focused no matter what problem you are going through. Concentrating on understanding the reason for the issue will convey you substantially nearer to finding an answer than a passing fault, which could convey the venture to a stop. Encouraging negative correspondence will have no pick up for you or your associates. 9.    Prevention Is Better Than Cure This is not only an idiom, but an ultimate and evergreen guidance to follow in all aspects of life.  It’s wise to kill the problem before it grows bigger. It may require an in-depth research, fine attention to detail, and an excellent communication. Obviously, there will dependably be circumstances that can’t be predicted and in such cases, a venture director should utilize the test as an opportunity to exceed expectations and guarantee a similar issue does not occur once more.
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