Awareness in Wardley Mapping

Awareness in Wardley Mapping – a practice exam to test your knowledge of Wardley Mapping, in preparation for the Foundation level.

The certification and exam has been developed by Wardley Mapping practitioners, @wardleymaps @mcraddock, @spurkis and @simalexan

Level: Awareness
Training: Optional

Awareness in Wardley Mapping

Example assessment results

Welcome to the Awareness assessment for Wardley Mapping. The following assessment has been designed to assist candidates with practising for the Foundation or Practitioner exams.

It will also help candidates understand gaps in their current knowledge.

The exam/certification covers the following areas:

  • Explain the history and context of Wardley Mapping.
  • Discuss the high-level principles and design elements of a Wardley Map and explain their core benefits.
  • Understanding of the strategy lifecycle
  • Describe the fundamental characteristics of Wardley Mapping and how to relate them to your business.
  • Describe the climatic patterns and how they impact Wardley Maps.
  • Describe how to formulate a value chain that underpins the user needs of your customers.
  • Illustrate evolution in a Wardley Map.
  • Identify patterns of change over time creating competitive advantage.

Good luck!


  • 12 Minutes
  • 10
  • Multiple Choice
  • 70
  • Awareness
  • English