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CDMP Bootcamp, Exam Prep with Chan Beauvais

  • January 24, 2014
  • 8:00 AM
  • January 25, 2014
  • 4:30 PM
  • Sila Solutions, 6840 Fort Dent Way, Suite 375, Tukwila, WA 98188

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  • See workshop description for registration information and costs!

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CDMP Bootcamp:  ICCP Exam Prep for the Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP) and Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP). 

Get two certifications at once!

A two-day exam-prep workshop and proctor of exams, Friday and Saturday, January 24th and 25th.

Do you need CDMP certification to further your career but nervous about taking the exams? Would you like to understand and better prepare for them? You're in luck! Join us for an intensive two-day bootcamp focused on exam preparation for six of the  ICCP exams(you only need to take three to get certified).  There will be no studying at this class. This is for exam-prep only. 

Register early so you'll have time to study beforehand and get your study guide. 

This course will help you: 

  • Understand the DAMA CDMP certification
  • Familiarize yourself with the coverage of each exam outline
  • Learn the process of taking ICCP exams for the CDMP
  • Better prepare through time-pressure sample exam testing and question review

RECOMMENDED EXAM PREP MATERIALS

  • Self study materials can be purchased at http://iccp.org/certification/training/selfstudy
  • DAMA Guide to the Data Management Body of Knowledge  and The DAMA Dictionary of Data Management
    • Can be purchased at Amazon.com
    • Can be viewed at Safari.Oreilly.com for those with subscription
    • Can be viewed online at Seattle Public Library on Safari Tech Books

EXAM INFORMATION

Sample and actual exams for the CDMP/CBIP are:

  • Industry-based, not company-based
  • Focused on skills involved in Data Management, Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
  • Given via USB drive - please bring a laptop to take the exams.  Wireless Internet access is available at this site.
  • 90 minutes in length for each one and has 110 multiple-choice questions
More exam info:
  • Your exam score is immediately known at the conclusion of the exam
  • A passing grade is 50% correct or higher. Master passing grade is 70% or higher
  • Exams for bootcamp participants are ‘pay if you pass’. One retake per exam is allowed
  • Drop-in exams are available for non-Bootcamp participants without the cost of the bootcamp fee, however ‘pay if you pass’ is not an option.
  • Please contact Chan Beauvais if you are interested in drop-in exam proctoring

COSTS

The workshop price includes both days as well as all CDMP prep materials. Exam fees are additional to the bootcamp fee. Exam fees are collected separately at workshop.

  • CDMP Bootcamp is $450 for DAMA members and $650 for non-members and must be paid to ICCP prior to bootcamp
  • For certification, you must take 3 exams at $285 each. The exam fees are collected at bootcamp
  • Total cost for bootcamp and exams are $1305 for members, $1505 for non-members (i.e., $450 + $285 + $285 + $285, $650 + $285 + $285 + $285)
  • CBIP is an additional $300. Please contact ICCP to verify
Registration and pre-payment for bootcamp to ICCP is required beforehand in order to receive your study material for the exams.

AGENDA FOR BOOTCAMP

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24th

8:00 am – 8:30 am

Registration and coffee (make sure to have a good breakfast!)

8:30 am – 9:30 am

Introductions and roundtable of experience in IT industry

9:30 am – 10:30 am

ICCP Exam information and test taking strategies

10:30 am – 10:45 am

Break

10:45 am –11:15 am

I.S. Core timed practice exam

11:15 am – 11:45 am

I.S. Core exam debrief discussion and test taking strategies

11:45 am – 12:45 pm

Lunch (on your own)

12:45 pm – 2:15 pm

I.S. Core Exam

2:15 pm  – 2:30 pm

Break

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Data Management Core timed practice exam

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Data Management exam debrief discussion and test taking strategies

3:30 pm  – 5:00 pm

Data Management Exam


SATURDAY, JANUARY 25th

8:00 am – 8:30 am

Registration and coffee (make sure to have a good breakfast!)

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Exam debrief and exam taking tips/lessons learned

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Specialty exam breakouts in groups– timed sample exam

9:30 am – 10:00 am

Specialty exam discussions in groups

10:00 am – 10:15 am

Break

10:15 am –11:45 am

Specialty Exam

11:45 am – 12:45 pm

Lunch (on your own)

12:45 pm – 2:15 pm

First exam retake block

2:15 pm  – 2:30 pm

Break

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Second exam retake block

4:00 pm  – 4:30 pm

Final debrief and paperwork for payment (can be done sooner if candidate doesn't need to retest)

To register, please contact the ICCP office at:

Email office2@iccp.org
Phone 847.299.4227
Toll Free 800.843.8227 (800-U-GET-CCP)
Fax 847.299.4280


Bio:
Chan Beauvais is currently a Data Steward at Costco Wholesale. He's spent 13 years at Costco as a Client Server application developer, database designer, and for the last year, participating in Costco’s data governance initiative. He's been focused on database development, both relational and dimensional modeling.

The five years prior to Costco, he was a full time instructor at Bellevue College(BC), teaching in the Information Technology area. He's also spent 20 years in the natural foods industry as a warehouse manager and buyer before doing my own career change by attending BC from 1989 to 1992 while working full time at his day job. He started his own business and worked developing database solutions for small businesses from 1991 to 1996.

He has a Bachelor’s degree from UC Santa Barbara and with an AA in Information Technology from BC.  He won the BC Margin of Excellence Award and Certified Data Management Professional, Mastery level in 2012.



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