Exam AD0-E903

Certification journey for Adobe Workfront Project Manager Professional

Learn how to become a certified Adobe Workfront Project Manager Professional.

Minimum experience

You should have:

  • An understanding about work process from an initial work request through completion or has had exposure to project or work management
  • Completed self-guided training or bootcamp or have been a Workfront user for 6-12 months so they understand basic functionality
  • An understanding of how to configure, track, and monitor report data

Your certification is valid for two years from when you pass. We recommend taking the newer version when possible, because it covers newer product capabilities.

Intended audience:

  • Project manager, work manager, planner
  • SCRUM master
  • Workfront power user
  • System admin
  • Program manager, portfolio manager
  • Director, manager
  • Resource manager, traffic manager

Exam details - Adobe Workfront Project Manager

  • Level: Professional (0-12 months’ experience)
  • Passing Score: 45/70
  • Time: 140 mins
  • Delivery: Online proctored (requires camera access)
  • Available languages: English
  • Cost: $125 (global) / $95 (India)
  • Exam ID: AD0-E903

Readiness self-assessment

Complete the online readiness questionnaire to see if your current experience matches the recommended minimum candidate qualification.

Exam objectives and scope

Section 1: Intake and planning (30%)

  • Identify different ways to be notified of a work request
  • Given a request, review the custom data to determine the appropriate action
  • Given a scenario, determine the sharing permissions that are required for an activity
  • Given a scenario, determine the appropriate task settings to plan the execution of a task in a specific time frame
  • Identify ways to locate key data on a project
  • Identify different ways to track project risk
  • Identify the correct hierarchy of objects in Workfront
  • Identify the appropriate field to view a specific assigned resource
  • Given a persona, determine the intake or planning reports/dashboards that are helpful for the persona during the work intake or planning stage of the project/work process

Section 2: Execute (50%)

  • Identify ways to understand, apply, and measure of Milestones on a Project
  • Create Workfront Single Use Approvals and when an Approval would be used
  • Identify how different date types are used by the system
  • Given a scenario, identify the information that date types convey to a project manager
  • Given a scenario, determine how different Task Constraints affect the project timeline when used
  • Given a scenario, demonstrate how to find project teams and how to notify them of work assignments, updates, or completion of work items
  • Given a scenario, describe how to upload a document and generate a proof
  • Identify the different ways to manage a project
  • Given a scenario, determine the Planned Variance for a specific job role within an individual project
  • Given a scenario, locate the specific financial element in Workfront
  • Given a Gantt chart, explain the object relationships on the chart
  • Compare differences between Condition and Progress Status
  • Identify how Workfront teams and Workfront groups can be used
  • Given a scenario, describe how to provide stakeholders the information they require
  • Given a scenario, determine how date types and durations impact project conditions
  • Given a scenario, determine the custom statuses are required
  • Identify the various types of reports available within Workfront
  • Given a scenario, describe the steps to build a custom report

Section 3: Closeout (20%)

  • Given a particular object status, determine what activities need to be executed or what actions are triggered

  • Given a scenario, determine the type of report and the reporting element to use to modify a task list or report

  • Identify the different wildcards that can be used in reporting

  • Identify the project elements that can be used to measure project success

You are not required to complete training before taking the exam, and training alone will not provide you with the knowledge and skills required to pass the exam. A combination of training and successful, on-the-job experience are critical to providing you with the repository needed to pass the exam.

Here are some suggested resources to help you prepare:

Sample questions

The sample questions allow you to see the type and format of items that you will encounter in the actual exam. There is no sign-on needed. The results of the sample questions are not stored, and do not predict your actual test results.

See sample questions

Recommended training course:

Core team training for planners in the new Workfront experience

Additional resources:

Section 1: Intake and planning

Section 2: Execute

Section 3: Closeout


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