PRINCE2 Foundation + Practitioner Certification

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description

The PRINCE2� Foundation portion of this combination course will provide participants with a fundamental understanding of the PRINCE2� project management method and help participants prepare for the PRINCE2� Foundation examination.�

The PRINCE2� Practitioner portion of this combination course will provide learners with an in-depth knowledge and practical understanding of the PRINCE2� project management method as well as help participants prepare for the PRINCE2� Practitioner examination.�

PRINCE2� is a registered trademark of AXELOS Limited.�

About the Exams

The PRINCE2� Foundation exam will be offered on the third day of class. It is a closed-book exam consisting of 60 multiple choice questions. To pass, you must receive a score of 55% (33 out of 60).�

The PRINCE2� Practitioner exam will be offered on the fifth day of class. It is an open-book exam and is based on an objective-testing format. You will have two and a half hours to complete 68 questions across the syllabus. In order to pass the exam, you must receive a score of 55% (38 out of 68). The guidance that can be referenced during the Practitioner exam is Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2: 2017 Edition, which is provided with the courseware materials.

Audience

  • Those considering adopting PRINCE2�
  • Project managers
  • Project team managers and leaders
  • Project coordinators
  • Project support staff
  • Project officers
  • PMO staff
  • Consultants and contractors

Prerequisites

PRINCE2� Foundation:

  • There is no formal requirement for attending this course although it would be beneficial to have some understanding of project management.�
  • Participants will be given access to a PRINCE2� pre-course video module two weeks prior to the start of the class (subject to booking conditions).�
  • It is important participants complete the pre-course work prior to attending as the content covers items essential to the successful running of the program. It will also enhance the learning experience for all participants.�

PRINCE2� Practitioner:

PRINCE2� Foundation certification OR one of the following PMI or IPMA certifications:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
  • IPMA Level A� (Certified Projects Director)
  • IPMA Level B� (Certified Senior Project Manager)
  • IPMA Level C� (Certified Project Manager)
  • IPMA Level D� (Certified Project Management Associate)

Learning Objectives

PRINCE2� Foundation:

  • Understand the need for project management and how PRINCE2� meets that requirement
  • Understand the PRINCE2� themes
  • Understand the PRINCE2� process model
  • Prepare project plans using product based planning techniques and undertake risk analysis and management for the project
  • Prepare information for inclusion in a Project Initiation Documentation
  • Understand techniques for the management of product development, quality control & change control
  • Take the PRINCE2� Foundation examination paper

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PRINCE2� Practitioner:

  • Understand the need for project management and how PRINCE2� meets that requirement in the life cycle of a project
  • Understand the PRINCE2� process model and apply the PRINCE2� processes
  • Design a robust and appropriate project organization
  • Apply appropriate controls at different levels and at different points
  • Take the PRINCE2� Practitioner examination paper