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SharePoint Certification: Deep Dive

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Dmitry Rogozhny and Natallia Makarevich share their experience in SharePoint Certification presenting these slides at monthly Belarus SharePoint User Group Meet-up, June 2014

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SharePoint Certification: Deep Dive

  1. 1. SharePoint Certification: Deep Dive Natallia Makarevich Dmitry Rogozhny Belarus SharePoint User Group Minsk 2014
  2. 2. Agenda Intro Microsoft certifications overview SharePoint 2013 exams Our experience
  3. 3. About us: Natallia Makarevich Lead Software Engineer SharePoint Consultant Working in IT since 2006 Experience in SharePoint since 2007 version MCTS, MCP, MCSD: SharePoint Applications Dancer https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=7610877
  4. 4. About us: Dmitry Rogozhny SharePoint Architect Senior SharePoint Consultant Working in IT since 2004 Experience in SharePoint since 2007 version MCTS, MCP, MCSD: SharePoint Applications Futsal player https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=7187764
  5. 5. New Microsoft Certifications Paths
  6. 6. Microsoft Certifications Paths MCSE Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert MCSD Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer MCSM Microsoft Certified Solutions Master
  7. 7. Microsoft Certifications Paths MCSE Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert MCSD Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer MCSM Deprecated Microsoft Certified Solutions Master
  8. 8. Server Certifications Roadmap MTA Microsoft Technology Associate MCSA Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate
  9. 9. Server Certifications Roadmap
  10. 10. Development Certifications Roadmap
  11. 11. SharePoint Exams Evolution SharePoint 2007 WSS 3.0, App Development MOSS 2007, App Development WSS 3.0, Configuring MOSS 2007, Configuring Officially retired
  12. 12. SharePoint Exams Evolution SharePoint 2010 Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD): SharePoint 2010 Application Development PRO: Designing and Developing SharePoint 2010 Applications Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Configuring PRO: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Administrator
  13. 13. SharePoint Exams Evolution SharePoint 2013 Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Expert level Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) Expert level
  14. 14. Certification Planner Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert
  15. 15. Certification Planner Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer
  16. 16. Certification Planner Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer
  17. 17. MCSE: SharePoint Applications
  18. 18. MCSD: SharePoint Applications
  19. 19. MCSD: SharePoint Applications (1 of 4) 70-480 - Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3
  20. 20. MCSD: SharePoint Applications (2 of 4) 70-486 - Developing ASP.NET MVC Web Applications
  21. 21. MCSD: SharePoint Applications (3 of 4) 70-488 -Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Core Solutions
  22. 22. MCSD: SharePoint Applications (4 of 4) 70-489 - Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Advanced Solutions
  23. 23. Exams Format
  24. 24. Exams Format *More information on question types is available at Microsoft Learning site.
  25. 25. Exams Format
  26. 26. Exams Format
  27. 27. Exams Format
  28. 28. Exams Format
  29. 29. Congratulations!
  30. 30. Second Shot +
  31. 31. MCP Site
  32. 32. MCSD: SharePoint Applications This certification requires you to show continued ability to perform in your chosen solution area by completing a recertification exam every two* years. * - every three years for MCSE.
  33. 33. MCSD vouchers
  34. 34. Hurry! 3-in-1 MCSD voucher! 3 exams as 1-priced: $80.00* Vouchers are short-term * - price is country specific, $80 is the price in Bealrus, $150 in USA; €150 in Europe; £100 in UK. Voucher is valid only if exam passed
  35. 35. Preparing for exams Learning Cources/Trainings MVA Study Ref Guides Skills measured Born to learn site Technet references
  36. 36. Available Study Guides by Becky Bertram on 3/18/2014 1:56 PM Unfortunately, MS Press terminiated its arrangement with O'Reilly Media, and the book I was writing was a casualty of that. My apologies for those who were waiting for that book. I was disappointed myself that the book got cancelled. If I decide, at some point in the future, to self-publish a book, I'll let you know.
  37. 37. Learning materials we used MVA Jump Start cources HTML 5 ASP.NET MVC SharePoint 2013 Core SharePoint 2013 Advanced
  38. 38. Learning materials we used ASP.NET MVC 4 Study Guide Skills measured info TechNet references Voodoo magic and sorcery
  39. 39. Preparing for exams with deadline
  40. 40. HTML 5 (Low) ASP.NET MVC 4 (Medium) SharePoint 2013 Core (Medium) SharePoint 2013 Advanced (High) Exams Complexity
  41. 41. Time for preparing
  42. 42. Exams Final Scores
  43. 43. Exams Summary: Skills
  44. 44. Exams Summary: Platform
  45. 45. Final thoughts
  46. 46. Links & Resources Microsoft Certification Interactive Roadmap SharePoint certifications overview Born To Learn: Training and Certification Community Microsoft Virtual Academy courses: General: Html 5 (lvl 200) and ASP.Net MVC (lvl 200) SharePoint 2013: Core (lvl 300) and Advanced (lvl 400)
  47. 47. Links & Resources Preparation links: SharePoint 2013: Core and Advanced Overview presentations: 70-488; 70-488; 70-489 Study guides: Exam ref 70-480 (Html5) Exam ref 70-486 (ASP.Net MVC) Study guide 70-489 (SharePoint Advanced)
  48. 48. We always wanted to know...
  49. 49. Thank you!

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