While HP certification exams offer a range of sales focused knowledge and skills validation tests, there are only a few that are specifically designed to address the professional development and credentialing needs of advanced sales professionals. Specifically, HP offers two certification exams that will be of interest to you, if you’re a seasoned technical sales consultant or technical support services sales representative with an HP Partner. These are the HP2-E50 and the HP2-E57.
The HP2-E50 exam, which is entitled “Consultative Selling of HP Mission Critical Technical Services”, is designed sales professions with a minimum experience level of one year in dealing directly with customers on issues related to the testing subject matter. There are 40, multiple choice questions on the exam and you must earn at least a 65 percent score to pass the test.
The HP2-E57, which is called the “IT to Business Alignment - HP Always On Support Services”, is an advanced sales skills certification program that requires testing candidates to have at least one of experience in selling HP technical services prior to sitting for the exam. There are 40 questions on the test, all in multiple choice format, and you must achieve at least a score of 65 percent to pass.
There are prerequisites associated with both the HP2-E50 and the HP2-E57 exam. For each of these exams, you must be HP Sales Certified at Support Services Level II. Regardless of which tract you decide is best for you, you’ll want to ensure you adequately prepare for your exam, and using HP training and resources available from other exam prep providers, like TestsLive .com, is recommended for success.