The Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Managing Projects with Microsoft Project 2010 is a standalone certification from Microsoft with exam code 70-178. This certification is targeted at project server professionals who use Project Standard 2010 and Project Professional 2010 desktop features (excluding Project Server features) to manage a project schedule and communicate the project to individuals, teams, and the enterprise. Candidates should have prior experience in effectively scheduling, communicating, collaborating on, and delivering projects using Project Standard 2010 and Project Professional 2010. The 70-178 exam covers features of Microsoft Project 2010 such as how to build, maintain, and control well-formed project plans as well as how to schedule, estimate, coordinate, control, budget and staff projects and support other users of Project 2010.
|What is the exam registration fee?||USD 150|
|Where do I take the exam?||
The Microsoft Project 2010, Managing Projects exam is administered by Prometric and Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide.
|What is the format of the exam?||The exam consists of case study, simulations, virtual labs and question types consists of multiple-choice, hot-area, active-screen, drag-and-drop, build-list and reorder questions.|
|What are the pre-requisites of the exam?||While there are no official prerequisites to take the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Managing Projects with Microsoft Project 2010 certification, both Microsoft and uCertify strongly recommend that the candidates have experience with scheduling, communicating, collaborating and delivering projects using Project Standard 2010 and Project Professional 2010. Candidates should know key project management concepts and terminology as related to scheduling.|
|How many questions are asked in the exam?||The exam contains 40-60 questions.|
|What is the duration of the exam?||120 minutes|
|What is the passing score?||700
(on a scale of 0-1000)
|What is the exam's retake policy?||
In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the 70-178 exam, Microsoft's retake policy is:
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|What is the validity of the certification?||The Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Microsoft Project 2010, Managing Projects certification has no expiration. The certification holder is certified for life unless Microsoft changes its policy. Click here for more information.|
|Where can I find more information about this exam?||To know more about the 70-178, click here.|
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|What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?||
A Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Managing Projects with Microsoft Project 2010 certified professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including: