Planning Your Revision
At the end of the day how you revise is, of course, down to you. You may already be very clear on what works best for you. Having said that, it normally helps to revise in two ways:
Revise the different areas of PRINCE2, such as the themes and processes, as you go along. After you’ve studied each part, revise it thoroughly to be sure you’ve understood it well and know it. If you’re attending a training course, each evening try to lock in the areas that you’ve covered during the day. Approaching detailed revision in this way has two benefits:
• If you’re really clear on one area of the method, it helps you with learning subsequent related areas. For example, it can be a bit tricky getting to grips with the exact responsibilities of the different roles at end stage if you haven’t thoroughly taken on board what the roles are and are still unsure of them.
• The method is large – as you probably already appreciate. Breaking up the detailed revision in this modular way reduces the load just before the exam. Clearly, spreading the revision load is particularly important if you’re attending a training event where the exams are included at a fixed time in the course.
Go over the method again just before the exams. Revise generally, but with a particular focus on any ...