TOGAF 9.1 Certification Exam Strategy

How to study for the TOGAF 9.1 Level 1 and Level 2 Exams, or the TOGAF Combined Exam
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  • Length 1.5 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 2/2015 English

Course Description

New videos recorded Apr 2016. Part 2 Sample Questions added. With subtitles.

More than 11,000 students have joined my Part 1 course, and more than 7,000 students have joined my Part 2 course. More than 1,700 reviews between the two courses!

This course goes through the process of studying for the TOGAF 9 Part 1, Part 2 and Combined exams. I go through what you need to do to prepare for the exam in the weeks leading up to the test, and how to approach the exam itself on the day of the test.

I also link to the best resources I have found online for studying for this test. I link to free resources, cheap and inexpensive ones, and even blog posts I have found.

By the end of this short course, you will know how to approach studying for the exam. I want to be clear that this course does not cover the TOGAF 9 specification itself. This class alone is not sufficient for taking the TOGAF exams. But I do lay out a schedule for you to study over 4-5 weeks that you can follow.

I am TOGAF 9 Certified, having passed both the Part 1 and Part 2 exams. And I am also a member of the Open Group's Architecture Forum. I hold a commercial license to teach the TOGAF 9 Specification.

TOGAF is a registered trademark of the Open Group.

Thank you for signing up for this course on Udemy. The course will always be up-to-date here and nowhere else. I am also available for questions inside the course discussion board.

What are the requirements?

  • You should be planning to take the TOGAF exam, either Part 1, Part 2 or Combined
  • You should know approximately when you are planning on taking the TOGAF exam
  • You should know whether you want to take them both together (combined) or separately

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Have a strategy for taking the TOGAF Part 1 exam
  • Have a strategy for taking the TOGAF Part 2 exam
  • Understand how the Prometric testing software works
  • Know what to study on the morning of the exam

Who is the target audience?

  • Students who plan to take the TOGAF Architecture exam: Part 1, Part 2 or Combined
  • Students who would like to know what is the best study strategy
  • Students who would like to know what is the best test taking strategy while in the testing center

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

A brief hello, and what this course is about.

Section 2: Study Strategy

First decision, should you take the combined exam or take them separately on different days? How far apart should you take them if you choose separately?


Putting a plan together to study for the Part 1 test.

The Four Week Study Plan for Part 1

In written form, here is a four-week study plan for you to follow.

24 Hours Before the Part 1 Test
My Favorite Part 1 Study Resources (Updated 4/2016)

Putting a plan together to study for the Part 2 test.

My Favorite Part 2 Study Resources (Updated 4/2016)

How do you approach taking both tests at once?

Section 3: Test Taking Strategy

Tips for the day of the exam


Tips for the day of the exam

Part 2 Sample Question Walkthrough
Section 4: Resources
TOGAF 9.1 Level 1 Exam Resources (Updated 8/2015)
1 page
TOGAF 9.1 Level 2 Exam Resources (Updated 4/2016)
1 page
Section 5: Sample Questions
Part 2: Sample Question 1
Part 2: Sample Question 2
Part 2: Sample Question 3
BONUS Lecture: Discount Offer for My Other TOGAF Courses

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Instructor Biography

Scott Duffy, TOGAF Certified Software Architect, Azure Architect

Hi there, my name is Scott Duffy. And I love making complex technical topics easy to understand.

This has been the basis of my entire career – as a developer, as a development manager, as a software architect – over the past 20 years. I spend half my time in the world of business, explaining complex technical topics to business owners and stakeholders so that they can understand and agree with my approach to solving their business problems with technical solutions. And the other half with developers, explaining the business reasons behind decisions and ensuring that any decisions made on the technical side don't restrict the business in unexpected ways.

And I'm here on Udemy to teach what I know in an approachable way. I started teaching courses on TOGAF 9.1 in 2014, and have taught over 10,000 students on that subject since then. I am a member of the Open Group, and also hold a commercial license to teach TOGAF.

I have been developing with Microsoft technologies for 20 years, starting with Classic ASP, and all the versions of .NET. We now live in the cloud era, with Microsoft Azure being prevalent in most large enterprises. I'm certified as an Azure Architect too.

Please don't hesitate to drop me a message if you have a suggestion for a topic for one of my courses, or need help with something. I may not always be able to help you directly, but I would still love to talk to you.

Instructor Biography

Software Architect, Training for enterprise architects

Software Architect provides quality online training about Enterprise Architecture. Whether you are just starting out, or are a grizzled veteran in the field, Software Architect provides courses to help you take your career to the next level.

Software Architect is run by Scott Duffy, who is a TOGAF Certified architect and trainer. Scott's consulting company, Little Oliver Consulting, is a member of The Open Group architecture forum, which helps set the standards for the future.

TOGAF is a registered trademark of The Open Group in the United States and other countries.

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