At least you are someone who knows the trend, and your search has ended you up here. We are on the verge of industrial revolution 4.0. Stakes are high, and the stage is set. The Project management industry currently sits at $7trillion. Experts claim that we are growing at a pace of 7%, and this trend will lead us to our all-time high $20.2 trillion marks!
You own it or not; the impact will be high in 2027. Data scientists mark this year to be the inception of a new era. Look at the sales of 3D printers; during 2005-2007, only 200k units sold globally. But now the sales seem to soar at 2.2million units. With AI and advanced analytics like Big data, context shall change. And thanks to the 5G revolution. Through which doctors can operate remotely from far away land! Humans will never fail to explore and further push their limits to a new threshold!
In this article, we will reveal three such tips. That can win you the prestigious PRINCE2 practitioner certification in just your first take. But before we further move on to intricacies’, we want your sheer commitment to stick to the blueprint. And above all, maintaining a consistent motivation.
The eligibility criteria
PRINCE2 is a credential offered by AXELOS. This credentialing is designed exclusively for Project Managers. This certification makes your profile 2 fold considerable for senior managerial roles. It is already a heavyweight in the EU nations. And trends of 2013 suggests that alone in central Asia it saw a rise of 94% with only a 107% increase in China and 97% in India.
The trend is also pacing in PMP’s territories; in North America, PRINCE2 grew at a rate of 30% in 2013-15. With these soaring trends, AXELOS seems to be lenient enough to include all other certifications like PMQ, PPQ, PMP, CAPM& IPMA level A/B/C/D as its prerequisite for taking the practitioner exam. But if you do not have one of these certifications, then you must at least possess a PRINCE2 Foundation certification to make your way to the Practitioner level.
How does the exam look like?
The certification exam contains 68 MCQs devised for objective testing. You will get 150 minutes to answer the exam where you need to get 38 correct answers or 55% of the minimum score to pass the examination.
Are you analyzing the difficulty?
PRINCE2 Practitioner is often revered as one of the most difficult exams. There is a here say among professionals and experts that “if you manage to actively read the handbook at least six times, then you can clear it at your first blow.” Well, we don’t know where this idea came, but we are considering it because it has partial correctness.
According to experts and the individuals who set the exam questions. PRINCE2 is a very easy exam if you follow the right strategies. They say that you ought to read the handbook but without experience. Every concept will just bounce off unless you are a prodigy. The right you to approach this examination is WWH.
When, where, and How
As far as our knowledge goes, this exam is not similar to ITIL, where you need to have recall prowess to answer the examination. This exam is a bit different. It is an analytical type where knowing the reasons is critical to further move on to choose the right answer.
If you are someone who does not read the question thrice, then my friend actually should make this a habit before you take any exam. Reading questions, again and again, provides you with the intent. And once you intercept it, the rest is easier.
So it is advised that when you are preparing for the examination. Take a vow to yourself that you should be inquisitive enough to know that when this concept should be used, were too used and how to implement. Above all, never fail to appear clueless at training, make your trainer drained. Always have an example based conversation with him.
Journals, notes, and the textbook
You must not forget that this exam is an open book examination. So you have to keep peace with the handbook. Scan it every day, so that you know where lies what. Spare at least six months to your preparation, out of which you should invest three months to handbook reading and one month to training, another one month for making the journal ready, and lastly, 30 days for practice exams.
Develop this great habit of maintaining notes and further copying it to your journal. This will be a great help to you. With this, you are shelving down the textbook to a 100-page journal.
Practice exams and simulations
At the end of your preparation, spare at least 30 days to practice exams and simulations. Here you record your velocity by meticulous about your time. Do not stick to solve a question that seems difficult to you. Move on and just try your best to complete the examination in 120 minutes, where you can save 30 minutes for review.
Take at least three exam simulations a week that amounts to 12 in the total month. A week can be divided into three halves where each consecutive two days are predestined for taking the test and the other whole day for analyzing the answers.
If you can inculcate these three tips, we assure you, my friend, you will never find this examination to be dreadful.