Project Management and Business Analysis Assessment Tools

Your organisation’s project teams are made up of a wide variety of team members who bring varying experience and knowledge to the table and possess certain skill sets.
Knowing each person’s comprehension of standard project management methods, tools and techniques as they pertain to your projects can give you a clear picture of potential training needs. With PMD Africa’s Twenty Eighty Appraise: A Knowledge Assessment®, you can evaluate your employees’ training needs and then select the professional development programme that will both benefit your employees and yield the highest return for your training budget.

By measuring the existing knowledge levels of an individual or team, learning can be readily targeted to employees’ needs, and therefore, can speed the development of job related competencies.

PMAppraise®

PMAppraise® is a complete assessment tool that: Measures knowledge of project management best practices, as well as the knowledge areas of PMI’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

  • Compiles a comprehensive group summary report that provides an overall picture of individuals and the group as a whole
  • Provides recommendations for learning activities to help bridge knowledge gaps
  • PMD Africa’s consultants will follow-up to provide further recommendations and conclusions based on an analysis of the reports.

PMAppraise® measures individual project management knowledge gaps and your departmental knowledge as a whole.
The convenient, online assessment consists of 120 multiple choice questions that cover 33 project management best practices identified by subject matter experts.
The assessment also covers the knowledge areas of the PMBOK® Guide. The assessment takes about 1.5 hours to complete.

After completion, the assessment is scored automatically, and a report is sent to the individual showing their results and areas needing improvement.
For organizations who wish to enroll a group of individuals, group summary reports can also be sent to managers to assess learning needs at an organizational or departmental level.
Both the individual and group summary reports give you detailed information that:

  • Summarizes your individual or organization’s results based on the 33 project management best practices and the PMBOK® Guide knowledge areas
  • Compares the results against other professionals in the project management industry
  • Prioritizes group and individual learning needs based on the mappings to key project management topics

PMD Africa’s expert consultants will help you translate the group summary report into a tailored learning program for your organization or department.
Through consultation additional mentorship or professional growth opportunities may also be identified.

Evaluate the needs of your team members

PM Appraise® helps organisations to assess the training gap before delving into an extensive learning or developmental program. Ensure your professional development spend go towards learning activities that you know your organization needs.

PMD Africa’s approach to performance improvement is based on an Impact framework that:

  • Assesses gaps and opportunities
  • Implement learning solutions’
  • Ensures adoption and
  • Continually validates learning objectives

PM Appraise® A Knowledge Assessment®

Synopsis

Measures knowledge of 33 project management best practices and four project management phases identified by TwentyEighty Strategy Execution subject-matter experts.

The process also measures results against the areas of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and the professional responsibility domain:

  • Project Integration Management
  • Project Scope Management
  • Project Time Management
  • Project Cost Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Human Resource Management
  • Project Communications Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Procurement Management

Benefits

  • Measure existing knowledge levels so training can be targeted
  • Ensure that training dollars go toward learning activities that will be benefit the learner and the organization
  • Maximize training investment

Assessment Includes

This online assessment consists of 80 multiple-choice questions. On average this assessment takes about 1.5 to 2 hours to complete.

After completion, the assessment is scored automatically and the results are sent to you via email. For 30 days after completing PMAppraise®, you have online access to the report that shows all areas needing improvement.

Contact a PMD Africa Consultant to arrange your Assessment individually or as a team

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BAAppraise®

is a complete assessment tool that:

  • Measures knowledge of business analysis best practices, as well as the knowledge areas of IIBA’s A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowl- edge® (BABOK® Guide)
  • Compiles a comprehensive group summary report that provides an overall picture of individuals and the group as a whole
  • Provides recommendations for learning activities to help bridge knowledge gaps

PMD Africa’s consultants can also follow-up to provide further recommendations and conclusions based on an analysis of the reports.

About BAAppraise®

BAAppraise® measures individual business analysis knowledge gaps and your departmental knowledge as a whole. The convenient, online assessment consists of 80 multiple choice questions that cover 23 business analysis best practices identified by PMD Africa’s and Twenty Eighty Strategic Execution  subject matter experts. The assessment also covers the knowledge areas of the BABOK® Guide. The assessment takes about 1.5 hours to complete.

After completion, the assessment is scored automatically, and a report is sent to the individual showing their results and areas needing improvement.

For organizations who wish to enroll a group of individuals, group summary reports can also be sent to managers to assess learning needs at an organizational or departmental level

Both the individual and group summary reports give you detailed information that:

  • Summarizes your individual or organization’s results based on the 23 business analysis best practices and the BABOK® Guide knowledge areas
  • Compares the results against other professionals in the business analysis industry
  • Prioritizes group and individual learning needs based on the mappings to key business analysis topics

PMD Africa’s expert consultants will help you translate the group summary report into a tailored learning program for your organization or department. Through consultation with PMD Africa’s experts, additional mentorship or professional growth opportunities may also be identified.

The reports can also be used as a tool for determining which open enrollment classes may be most suitable for individuals.

Evaluate the needs of your team members with BAAppraise® before delving into an extensive learning or developmental program. Ensure your professional development dollars go to- wards learning activities that you know your organization needs.

For more information about the BAAppraise® or the PMD Africa BA offerings please contact us

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Synopsis

Measures knowledge of 23 business analysis best practices and six business analysis phases identified by Twenty Eighty Strategy Execution subject-matter experts.

Also measures results against the knowledge areas of the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK® Guide):

  • Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring
  • Elicitation
  • Requirements Management and Communication
  • Enterprise Analysis
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Solution Assessment and Validation
  • Underlying Competencies

Assessment Includes

This online assessment consists of 80 multiple choice questions. On average this assessment takes 1.5 to 2 hours to complete.

After completion, the assessment is scored automatically; the results are then sent to you via email. For 30 days after completing BAAppraise®, you have online access to the report that shows all areas needing improvement.

Benefits

  • Measure existing knowledge levels so training can be targeted
  • Ensure that training dollars go toward learning activities that will be benefit the learner and the organization
  • Maximize training investment