From the day 05 April 2013 Microsoft replaced the exam 70-178 – Managing Projects with Microsoft Project 2010 by examination 74-343 – Managing Projects with Microsoft Project 2013.
For those who still want to take the MCTS certification (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist) version in MS Project 2010, examination may be done to 31/01/2014. After this date will only be possible to prove the version 2013 MS Project.
See below for tips on studying to certify as MCTS in Microsoft Project 2013.
What is MCTS
The MCTS certification is, basically, confirmation given by Microsoft that proves that the certified person has full knowledge in a specific technology from Microsoft itself. You can become an expert in Microsoft Windows tool 8, Expert in Microsoft Word 365, ou no Microsoft SQL Server 2008, in other words, tem o conhecimento necessário para operar determinada ferramenta da Microsoft.
In the case of examination 74-343, you will be tested to the knowledge needed to work with the tool Microsoft Project 2013, one of the leading tools to assist the Project Manager in the sequence and duration of activities, allocation of resources, budgeting etc.., in other words, preparation of project schedule.
For those who work as Project Managers, beyond PMP certification, is also a great tip this certification Microsoft Project 2013 (MCTS). In an analysis of curriculum, Recruiter, to verify that you are a MCTS certificate in MS Project, will guarantee you, candidate, has proven expertise in Microsoft Project tool 2013.
This issue is the analysis of the curriculum and controversy, because many will say that a person is not certified can have more experience and knowledge that another certified. I agree with this point of view, but if I were a recruiter, not personally know the candidates, certainly choose someone certified, because it would have more chance to choose a more qualified.
Sure, to decertify, even if you think you know all the tool, you should study the main features and, mainly, the new features introduced in version 2013 compared with the version 2010.
Indico dois livros para você estudar para essa certificação Microsoft Project 2013. Just choose one of the two and begin studies. They are:
|Microsoft Project 2013 – Standard, Professional & Pro Office for 365|
Author: Ricardo Vargas
1editing – 2013
Format: 21 x 28 cm
Language: Portuguese – Brazil
Link to purchase
|Microsoft Project 2013 Step by Step|
Authors: Carl Chatfield, Timothy Johnson
1editing – 2013
Format: 19 x 23 cm
Language: English ** This book has not been translated into Portuguese.
Link to purchase
Download gratuito do Microsoft Project Professional 2013
Microsoft has released, the link below, the download gratuito do Microsoft Project Professional 2013:
Esta versão é completa e funciona por 60 days. Após esse período de teste o software para de funcionar, exigindo que você compre uma licença de uso para continuar utilizando-o.
Matter of Proof and How to Register
'd Write this here post all the syllabus that must be studied to perform this test, and a step-by-step detailing how to make your registration at Prometric, but Alexandre Paiva, Blog GerenteDeProjeto, has written an excellent article covering these points that decided to leave here the link to his post. Follows:
If you are wanting to decertify Microsoft Project 2013, follow the tips in this post certainly will succeed in this goal. Plan to study, rather, within the period of 60 days that the free version of MS Project 2013 provides you, strengthen the knowledge in this new version 2013 and make proof calmly.
Also advise you to enroll in the program Second Shot, in case you can not pass on the first attempt. That way you have the right to make a second attempt without having to pay again the proof.
If you have got any questions on this subject, write me in the comments below. I will try to help you in any way possible.