How I passed the SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Q3 2016 Delta Exam

September 13, 2016

I received the email from the SAP on 31st of August (see image below)

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In the first part of the email sent by the email address certification.noreply@sap.com it is stated that I only need to pass the Delta Assessment Exam in SAP Learning Hub professional edition. More about the subscription fee for the professional edition of the SAP Learning hub can be found here.

First I did not notice this change and thought I will have to schedule another Delta Certification Exam again with a proctor on the SAP Certification Hub website. No, SAP SF announced during SuccessConnect 2016 that from September 2016 onwards the way to recertify will change. To pass the exam on the Learning Hub is now sufficient.

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It was not easy for myself to quickly find the relevant delta course. I went to the Employee Central Learning Room.

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I clicked on the menu item certification and then on Launch Q3 2016 Delta Training. This opened up the course which I could then assign to my active courses on the learning content page by clicking on the Assign to Me> button.

After assigning the course I then could open the course from my active courses list on the learning content page.

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The course with the code E-Learning THR81D_EN_Col63 (rev.1 16/08/2016) consists of a power point file and the learning hub exam (see below).

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The Power Point file has in total 30 pages. Of these 14 pages really contain the content. These are mainly the slides the describe the new feature. Once you have downloaded the PowerPoint file you do need to go back again into the Learning Hub. You can study the material offline.

For these slides I created myself again learning questions before I went to take the Delta Assessment Exam (see picture above).

Hope these questions are helpful to you as well when studying the material.

1)      What is important about the advanced features of the enable configurable UI for Position Management V12 Org Chart?

2)      What is the workflow ‘Respect Workflow at Copy Positions on Position Org Char’ used for?

3)      What does the feature Matrix Relationship Synchronization enable and what is the default setting?

4)      What can you see via Manage Workflow Requests and what are the prerequisites?

5)      What is Pagination on Pending Workflow Requests?

6)      Can the customer restrict import of job information and job relationships based on authorization?

7)      What is the benefit of the Locale Picker for File Based Imports feature?

8)      How many clicks do you need to get to any information in the improved navigation & discovery information interface?

9)      What is highly flexible now in the new Admin interface?

10)   What are the performance improvements for the People Profile UI?

Because I am working on a big project I only spent 5 minutes per day studying the material. I guess one can do it easily in 30 minutes or less.

On Friday, September 9th I took the assessment test and passed after my second attempt. It seems you can take the assessment several times in order to reach the 100%.

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Well this is so much easier now. Hope you like it.

Happy Learning.

And there is more information about the Delta Exam from Chris Wilpert http://goo.gl/TaypQA

C THR82_1411 SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam – Unit 14 Overview and Practice Questions

June 16, 2016

This is a series of blog posts about the preparation for the SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam for my exam preparation I attend the SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Academy. Each time I finish one unit in the Performance and Goals Academy course on this site Continuous Learning & Development I will share my practice questions.
Why these practice questions are so effective I have explained it in the first blog post of this series: C THR82_1411 SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam – Unit 1 Overview and Practice Questions

The main focus in unit 14 was on the configuration of the Competency Section of the Performance Form. The questions now refer to the new SAP Learning Course SAP SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Academy based on the THR82_EN_Col61 handbook

In total I have come up with 14 practice questions. In this post I will list 8 questions below.

  1. What type of competencies that can be configured in the competency section of the Performance Form?
  2. Where to find the Competency ID?
  3. How to hard code competencies in the XML?
  4. What element to use in order to have the competency to appear first in the list of competencies?
  5. Which attribute enables any permissioned user to remove the competency from the form?
  6. How to populate core competencies in the Performance form in XML?
  7. What are the prerequisites in Admin Center to populate competencies by job code?
  8. Can one specify specific competencies to be only pulled from specific categories with the instance?

All of my 14 practice questions are also here: https://youtu.be/p9osY8phHC8

Further Reading:

Employee Central: I have created a set of 212 free practice questions – see my blog post: https://ppalme.wordpress.com/2015/09/02/the-sap-successfactors-employee-central-certified-application-associate-exam-how-i-passed-it-and-how-i-prepared-for-it/

SAP SuccessFactors Compensation Exam – How I Passed it

SuccessFactors Certification Exam and Delta Exam Preparation – Useful Resources

C THR82_1411 SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam – Unit 13 Overview and Practice Questions

June 16, 2016

This is a series of blog posts about the preparation for the SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam for my exam preparation I attend the SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Academy. Each time I finish one unit in the Performance and Goals Academy course on this site Continuous Learning & Development I will share my practice questions.
Why these practice questions are so effective I have explained it in the first blog post of this series: C THR82_1411 SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam – Unit 1 Overview and Practice Questions

The main focus in unit 13 was on describing and the configuration of the Objective Section of the Performance Form. The questions now refer to the new SAP Learning Course SAP SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Academy based on the THR82_EN_Col61 handbook

In total I have come up with 18 practice questions. In this post I will list 9 questions below.

  1. How many objective sections can a performance form have?
  2. What are the two ways to populate the goals to a performance form?
  3. When it is not recommended to use auto-sync on forms?
  4. What to configure in XML to add the Add Goals button to the form?
  5. What is a Side-by-side rating?
  6. What is the recommended setting for editing goals in the performance form in XML?
  7. What is the default setting for updating goals from the goal plan to the goals section of the associated performance form?
  8. How to enable auto-sync in XML?
  9. How to enable auto-sync in Manage Templates?

All of my 18 practice questions are also here: https://youtu.be/uHCiVKW3sL0

 

Further Reading:

Employee Central: I have created a set of 212 free practice questions – see my blog post: https://ppalme.wordpress.com/2015/09/02/the-sap-successfactors-employee-central-certified-application-associate-exam-how-i-passed-it-and-how-i-prepared-for-it/

SAP SuccessFactors Compensation Exam – How I Passed it

SuccessFactors Certification Exam and Delta Exam Preparation – Useful Resources

C THR82_1411 SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam – Unit 12 Overview and Practice Questions

June 3, 2016

This is a series of blog posts about the preparation for the SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam for my exam preparation I attend the SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Academy. Each time I finish one unit in the Performance and Goals Academy course on this site Continuous Learning & Development I will share my practice questions.

Why these practice questions are so effective I have explained it in the first blog post of this series: C THR82_1411 SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam – Unit 1 Overview and Practice Questions

The main focus in unit 12 was on the configuration of the Introduction, Employee Information, and Review Section of the Performance Form. The questions now refer to the new SAP Learning Course SAP SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Academy based on the THR82_EN_Col61 handbook

In total I have come up with 23 practice questions. In this post I will list all 13 questions below.

  1. How often can the introduction section appear in the performance form?
  2. How to configure the Introduction Section in Manage Templates?
  3. How to configure the Introduction Section in XML?
  4. What is the best practice for Target for links to external websites?
  5. What is the best practice for Target for links to the SAP SuccessFactors System?
  6. What fields are selected by the default in the Employee Information Section of the form?
  7. Can you control the order of the elements how they appear in the form in Manage Templates?
  8. How to configure the Employee Information Section in the XML?
  9. What is the purpose of the review section?
  10. Is the Review Information Section available for PMv12?
  11. How to hard-code review dates in Manage Templates?
  12. Can a user edit the dates populated to the form?
  13. How to prevent users from editing dates after the form is launched?

 All of my 13 practice questions are also here: https://youtu.be/4EZ_9cP3Chg

Further Reading:

Employee Central: I have created a set of 212 free practice questions – see my blog post: https://ppalme.wordpress.com/2015/09/02/the-sap-successfactors-employee-central-certified-application-associate-exam-how-i-passed-it-and-how-i-prepared-for-it/

SAP SuccessFactors Compensation Exam – How I Passed it

SuccessFactors Certification Exam and Delta Exam Preparation – Useful Resources

C THR82_1411 SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam – Unit 11 Overview and Practice Questions

May 30, 2016

This is a series of blog posts about the preparation for the SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam for my exam preparation I attend the SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Academy. Each time I finish one unit in the Performance and Goals Academy course on the this site Continuous Learning & Development I will share my practice questions.

Why these practice questions are so effective I have explained it in the first blog post of this series: C THR82_1411 SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam – Unit 1 Overview and Practice Questions

The main focus in unit 11 was on the Performance Forms Sections Configuration. The questions now refer to the new SAP Learning Course SAP SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Academy based on the THR82_EN_Col61 handbook

In total I have come up with 36 practice questions. In this post I will list all 10 questions below.

  1. What are the three methods of updating Performance Management Templates?
  2. What settings can you configure in Form Template Settings?
  3. Where do you turn on and off email Notifications in the instance?
  4. Where to delete forms in the instance?
  5. What type of organizational changes may affect the forms?
  6. Where can the rating scale for the entire form be chosen?
  7. Where to find the rating scale in the instance?
  8. How to configure item weights in Manage Templates?
  9. How to configure to have all goals in the Performance Management form equally weighted?
  10. What does the Route Signature Step and Completed Forms feature allow?

 All of my 36 practice questions are also here: https://youtu.be/qm1NbHW6KEA

Further Reading:

Employee Central: I have created a set of 212 free practice questions – see my blog post: https://ppalme.wordpress.com/2015/09/02/the-sap-successfactors-employee-central-certified-application-associate-exam-how-i-passed-it-and-how-i-prepared-for-it/

SAP SuccessFactors Compensation Exam – How I Passed it

SuccessFactors Certification Exam and Delta Exam Preparation – Useful Resources

C THR82_1411 SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam – Unit 10 Overview and Practice Questions

May 18, 2016

This is a series of blog posts about the preparation for the SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam for my exam preparation I attend the SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Academy. Each time I finish one unit in the Performance and Goals Academy course on the SAP Learning Hub https://training.sap.com/shop/learninghub I will share my practice questions.

Why these practice questions are so effective I have explained it in the first blog post of this series: C THR82_1411 SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam – Unit 1 Overview and Practice Questions

The main focus in unit 10 was on the Performance Management Form. The questions now refer to the new SAP Learning Course SAP SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Academy based on the THR82_EN_Col61 handbook

In total I came up with 28 practice questions. In this post I will list all 10 questions below.

  1. What is the difference between forms and template?
  2. All performance management forms validate against which DTD?
  3. Which form combines the functionality of PMv11 form and PMv12 forms?
  4. What components are in the performance form templates?
  5. What are the three main stages forms go through?
  6. What are the two reviewer roles?
  7. Where to create a new rating scale?
  8. What kind of information can you include in the Introduction Section of the Performance Management Form?
  9. What kind of information is in the Employee Information section?
  10. Is the Development section mandatory?

All of my 28 practice questions are also here: https://youtu.be/GRuiGF4FcEo

Further Reading:

Employee Central: I have created a set of 212 free practice questions – see my blog post: https://ppalme.wordpress.com/2015/09/02/the-sap-successfactors-employee-central-certified-application-associate-exam-how-i-passed-it-and-how-i-prepared-for-it/

SAP SuccessFactors Compensation Exam – How I Passed it

SuccessFactors Certification Exam and Delta Exam Preparation – Useful Resources

C THR82_1411 SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam – Unit 9 Overview and Practice Questions

May 11, 2016

This is a series of blog posts about the preparation for the SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam for my exam preparation I attend the SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Academy. Each time I finish one unit in the Performance and Goals Academy course on the SAP Learning Hub https://training.sap.com/shop/learninghub I will share my practice questions.
Why these practice questions are so effective I have explained it in the first blog post of this series: C THR82_1411 SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam – Unit 1 Overview and Practice Questions

The main focus in unit 9 was on Competencies and Competency Libraries. The questions now refer to the new SAP Learning Course SAP SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Academy  based on the THR82_EN_Col61 handbook

In total I have come up with 22 practice questions. In this post I will list all 10 questions below.

  1. What are competencies?
  2. In which SAP SF Modules play competencies a central role?
  3. What is the difference between competencies and goals?
  4. Do you have to place each competency within a category?
  5. What is the recommendation of how many competency categories to use?
  6. What features does the writing assistant have?
  7. How to create a Job Family?
  8. How to create a Job Role in an existing Job Family?
  9. Can an employee have more than one job code?
  10. How to Add a Job Code to an existing role?

 

All of my 22 practice questions are also here: https://youtu.be/1g37veGZBeE

 

Further Reading:

Employee Central: I have created a set of 212 free practice questions – see my blog post: https://ppalme.wordpress.com/2015/09/02/the-sap-successfactors-employee-central-certified-application-associate-exam-how-i-passed-it-and-how-i-prepared-for-it/

SAP SuccessFactors Compensation Exam – How I Passed it

SuccessFactors Certification Exam and Delta Exam Preparation – Useful Resources

C THR82_1411 SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam – Unit 8 Overview and Practice Questions

April 27, 2016

This is a series of blog posts about the preparation for the SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam for my exam preparation I attend the SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Academy. Each time I finish one unit in the Performance and Goals Academy course on the SAP Learning Hub https://training.sap.com/shop/learninghub I will share my practice questions.
Why these practice questions are so effective I have explained it in the first blog post of this series: C THR82_1411 SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam – Unit 1 Overview and Practice Questions

The main focus in unit 8 was on Goal Execution. The questions now refer to the new SAP Learning Course SAP SuccessFactors Peformance and Goals Academy  based on the THR82_EN_Col61 handbook

In total I have come up with 38 practice questions. In this post I will list all 15 questions below.

  1. Can Goal Execution fields be utilized for more than one goal plan?
  2. Can you view private goals in the execution map fields?
  3. What are the steps to enable Goal Execution in Provisioning?
  4. How to Enable Goal Execution in the Instance?
  5. Where does the information for the Execution map come from?
  6. How to configure Email Notification Templates?
  7. What is a Rollup?
  8. What types of Rollup exists?
  9. To use Goal Execution in a goal plan, what Standard fields must be included in the goal plan template?
  10. How many enum fields must the field for Effort Spent contain?
  11. Which fields are stored in the database with historical value?
  12. Which fields can be configured for mobile?
  13. Can you manipulate permissions in Manage Template for Goal Execution?
  14. What action permission must be configured in XML?
  15. Can you remove fields within Manage Templates?

 

 All of my 38 practice questions are also here: https://youtu.be/i6aMq5YWPB4

 

Further Reading:

Employee Central: I have created a set of 212 free practice questions – see my blog post: https://ppalme.wordpress.com/2015/09/02/the-sap-successfactors-employee-central-certified-application-associate-exam-how-i-passed-it-and-how-i-prepared-for-it/

SAP SuccessFactors Compensation Exam – How I Passed it

SuccessFactors Certification Exam and Delta Exam Preparation – Useful Resources

C THR82_1411 SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam – Unit 7 Overview and Practice Questions

April 15, 2016

This is a series of blog posts about the preparation for the SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam for my exam preparation I attend the SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Academy. Each time I finish one unit in the Performance and Goals Academy course on the SAP Learning Hub https://training.sap.com/shop/learninghub I will share my practice questions.

Why these practice questions are so effective I have explained it in the first blog post of this series: C THR82_1411 SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam – Unit 1 Overview and Practice Questions

The main focus in unit 7 was on the goal plan layout. The questions now refer to the new SAP Learning Course SAP SuccessFactors Peformance and Goals Academy  based on the THR82_EN_Col61 handbook

In total I have come up with 8 practice questions. In this post I will list all 8 questions below.

  1. What does it mean XML is generated from top to bottom?
  2. How can you set the width of the fields?
  3. Can the weights of fields add up above 100?
  4. What does a weigth of (0) zero means for column width?
  5. What happens if the other columns have weights greater than 0?
  6. Can you have more than one field in a column?
  7. What are the three steps to add new fields to the goal plan?
  8. When you add new fields to the XML will they display on the goal plan by default?

All of my 8 practice questions are also here: https://youtu.be/HS-xqg1fJ04

Further Reading:

Employee Central: I have created a set of 212 free practice questions – see my blog post: https://ppalme.wordpress.com/2015/09/02/the-sap-successfactors-employee-central-certified-application-associate-exam-how-i-passed-it-and-how-i-prepared-for-it/

SAP SuccessFactors Compensation Exam – How I Passed it

SuccessFactors Certification Exam and Delta Exam Preparation – Useful Resources

 

C THR82_1411 SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam – Unit 6 Overview and Practice Questions

April 6, 2016

This is a series of blog posts about the preparation for the SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam for my exam preparation I attend the SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Academy. Each time I finish one unit in the Performance and Goals Academy course on the SAP Learning Hub https://training.sap.com/shop/learninghub I will share my practice questions.
Why these practice questions are so effective I have explained in the first blog post of this series: C THR82_1411 SuccessFactors Performance and Goals Certification Exam – Unit 1 Overview and Practice Questions

The main focus in unit 6 was on goal plan permissions and in particular on tables and goal plan states.

In total I have come up with 38 practice questions. In this post I will list 15 questions below.

  1. Which XML element defines permissions within Goal Management?
  2. What means the Role name EDD?
  3. The role has permission to all Employee’s Direct Report, all the way down in the hierarchy?
  4. What is the permission of a Form Reviewer?
  5. What role does Many Manager have if he is reviewing his own form?
  6. Cascader Role: When an employee cascades a goal to others can you specify which goal details can become editable?
  7. How to enable the cascader role in XML?
  8. What ability is granted by the Action Permissions XML element <permission>?
  9. What action permission is used to see private/unshared goals?
  10. Can you set permission specifically for a field in a table?
  11. If permission for a table is read only, can you give write permissions to a column?
  12. If you want to hide a table from a role, is setting permission of each columns to None enough?
  13. What is the ability of Goal Plan States in regards to permissions?
  14. What is a use case for goal plan states?
  15. Where should the goal plan states be placed in the XML?

 

All of my 38 practice questions are also here: https://youtu.be/lUWT5f9pdn8

Further Reading:

Unit 7 Practice Questions: https://ppalme.wordpress.com/2016/04/15/c-thr82_1411-successfactors-performance-and-goals-certification-exam-unit-7-overview-and-practice-questions/

Employee Central: I have created a set of 212 free practice questions – see my blog post: https://ppalme.wordpress.com/2015/09/02/the-sap-successfactors-employee-central-certified-application-associate-exam-how-i-passed-it-and-how-i-prepared-for-it/

SAP SuccessFactors Compensation Exam – How I Passed it

SuccessFactors Certification Exam and Delta Exam Preparation – Useful Resources


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