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Passing the PRINCE2 Exams For Dummies by Nick Graham

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Setting About Your Revision of Products

Whether you’re about to tackle the Foundation or Practitioner exam, or one straight after the other, you need to be crystal clear on management products. Scan down the list in Table 18-1 and check whether you feel confident about each product. To help with your revision, the table also shows in which process the product is created and who creates it.

Table 18-1

Table 18-1

Notes on the table

Note 1. The manual is strange for Configuration Item Records in terms of showing who’s responsible for what, but this is probably just down to poor writing. In Initiation, Project Support creates the Configuration Item Records, but on a stage boundary apparently it’s down to the Project Manager. The process involved depends on the product being created (management or specialist) and the plan level (project or stage).

Note 2. Lessons Reports can be created at end stage and also at the end of the project. However, there’s also a ‘Lessons Report’ entry in the Highlight Report so that a significant lesson can be passed back into the organisation without delay to benefit other projects immediately and without waiting for the end of the stage.

For the Practitioner exam, predictably, you’ll need to be especially clear on the contents of the individual management products – but then ...

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