Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video How should you prepare for the certification exam?, part of Insights from a Project Manager.
- There's a couple of things that you want to do.…The first is record the hours you spend on projects.…Not every certification type requires that…but it's a very, very good thing to have.…It'll contribute to your CV, what you put forward…it helps you in your dialogue, you'll remember that project…"Oh yeah, that projects about this one," right?…That we're going to deal with now…so I can talk to someone about that.…So first and foremost it helps with your own memory.…The second thing that you want to do to prepare…is to know yourself.…
One of the people that I work with extensively…prepared for the exam by putting everything aside.…And taking a class so they were immersed in that…for the week-long period of time.…That's all they thought about and did…was getting through the material…and preparing themselves for the exam.…And then they did a little bit of studying thereafter…and a week later took the exam.…This is a person that doesn't like to read a whole lot…so having the external stimulus to be able to that…that's her style and it worked perfectly for her.…
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