Use a project management
approach to prepare for exams
by Kristy Kistner
PURSUING ASQ CERTIFICATIONS can send people
through a common preparation process: They read all the certification
material available on ASQ's website, ensure they understand the body
of knowledge (BoK) and draw up plans to pass the exam.
To pass an exam, you must have an organized
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study plan and apply your efforts to BoK topics
you feel are your weaknesses.
* By using project management techniques,
Because preparing for a certification exam is a
those taking certification exams can create
project, using project management tools, such as
more effective and comprehensive study plans.
a work breakdown structure (WBS), can help you
* Using a prioritization
organize your study method.
matrix and Bloom's Taxonomy helps individuals
Creating a prioritization matrix will focus your
find areas of a body of
knowledge on which to
efforts, and developing an index of your study
focus their studies, and
helps them create more
materials will provide you an easy reference guide
to use during an exam.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Quality Progress - July 2016