Everything you need to prepare for and pass the exams
Does the thought of sitting your PRINCE2 exams bring you out in a cold sweat? Fear not. Passing the PRINCE2 Exams For Dummies is your complete guide to preparing for and passing the PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner exams.
It's packed with everything you need to learn from both syllabi, plus good advice on revision techniques. You'll also find example exam questions that enable you to practice, practice, practice.
Chapters devoted to revising each of the PRINCE2 Processes (e.g. initiating a project) and Themes (e.g. change)
Revision checklists for both Foundation and Practitioner exams tell you exactly what you need to learn in preparation for the exams
Extra clarification and plain-English explanations of the more tricky concepts
Spot tests to check your understanding as you go
Sample Foundation and Practitioner exam questions for each Theme and Process
Relax and shake off those exams flashbacks of yesteryear with this guide, you've got it covered.
Nick Graham is a director and founder of Inspirandum Ltd, delivering highly practical project management and PRINCE2 training to all types of organisations. He is also a member of the Association for Project Management and of the Institute of Directors. Nick's other books include PRINCE2 For Dummies and Project Management For Dummies.
Introduction 1 Part I: Explaining the Exams 5 Chapter 1: Understanding the PRINCE2 Exams 7 Chapter 2: Revising and Preparing for the Exams 21 Chapter 3: Dealing with Disappointment 45 Part II: Revising the Processes 53 Chapter 4: Starting Up a Project 55 Chapter 5: Directing a Project 71 Chapter 6: Initiating a Project 87 Chapter 7: Controlling a Stage 101 Chapter 8: Managing Product Delivery 117 Chapter 9: Managing a Stage Boundary 133 Chapter 10: Closing a Project 147 Part III: Revising the Themes 161 Chapter 11: Business Case 163 Chapter 12: Organization 179 Chapter 13: Quality 195 Chapter 14: Plans 209 Chapter 15: Risk 227 Chapter 16: Change 243 Chapter 17: Progress 259 Part IV: Revising the Method as a Whole 271 Chapter 18: Revising the Management Products 273 Chapter 19: Knowing How PRINCE2 Fits Together 289 Part V: The Part of Tens 305 Chapter 20: Ten Things for Your Revision 307 Chapter 21: Ten Things to Remember Before Taking an Exam 311 Chapter 22: Ten Points To Be Clear About On Products 315 Index 323