Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist Exam - NOW Beta!
Date: Monday, April 23 @ 21:57:07 EDT
Topic: PMConnection Articles

New Microsoft Project Certification:

It's official, you can now sign up and take the IT Professional Exam 70-632: TS: Microsoft Office Project 2007, Managing Projects!!

PMConnection sent out the following articles in our November and December 2006 Newsletters:
Article 1
Article 2

Here are the skills being measured and the portion of the exam each category covers:

Configuring Tools and Options (13%)

Set up Schedule options.
Set up Calculation options.
Set up Interface options.
Set up View options.
Set up General options.
Set up Calendar options.
Set up Security options.

Setting Up a Project (10%)
Create and modify a template.
Select a template.
Enter project information.
Manage calendars.
Import and export data.

Estimating, Scheduling, and Budgeting Tasks (29%)
Create a WBS.
Create and modify tasks.
Estimate and budget tasks.
Sequence tasks.
Identify and analyze critical tasks and critical path.
Manage multiple projects.

Resourcing Project Plans (24%)

Forecast time-phased generic skill or role requirements.
Create, modify, and use resource pools.
Add, change, substitute, or remove resource assignments.
Predict durations and work calculations.
Optimize resource utilization.

Updating and Reporting on Project Performance (24%)

Save and modify baselines.
Enter task updates.
Reschedule incomplete work.
Track project progress.
Analyze variance.
Create, modify, and delete objects.
Create reports.
Find out more information about the exam here.
Self Paced Training Products here.
More help for MS Project here.
See the related article "How to Prepare for the Microsoft Project 2007 Certification Exam"
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