PRINCE2 Foundation Certification

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

Prerequisite

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 that 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.

Expected Duration
3 day

Description

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

PRINCE2 is a registered trademark of AXELOS Limited.

About the Exam

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).

Objective

Introduction to PRINCE2

  • The structure of PRINCE2
  • What PRINCE2 does not provide
  • What makes a PRINCE2 project

Project management with PRINCE2

  • What is a project
  • What is project management
  • What is it we wish to control
  • What does a project manager do
  • Projects in context
  • Applying PRINCE2

PRINCE2 Principles

  • Tailoring and adopting PRINCE2

PRINCE2 Themes:

Business Case

  • Business case theme
  • PRINCE2 requirements for the Business Case
  • Guidance for effective business case management
  • Techniques: investment appraisal

Organization

  • The organization theme
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • PRINCE2 requirements for organization
  • Guidance for effective project organization

Quality

  • The quality theme
  • PRINCE2 requirements for quality
  • Guidance for effective quality management
  • Technique: recommended quality review technique

Plans

  • The plans theme
  • PRINCE2 requirements for plans
  • Guidance for effective planning
  • Techniques: prioritization, estimation and scheduling

Risk

  • The risk theme
  • PRINCE2s requirements for risk management
  • Guidance for effective risk management
  • Technique: recommended risk management procedure

Change

  • The change theme
  • PRINCE2s approach to change
  • Guidance for effective change control
  • Technique: recommended issue and change control procedure

Progress

  • The progress theme
  • PRINCE2s requirements for managing progress
  • Guidance for effective progress control
  • Technique: progress evaluation and peer review

PRINCE2 Processes

  • Starting up a project
  • Initiating a project
  • Directing a project
  • Managing a stage boundary
  • Controlling a stage
  • Managing product delivery
  • Closing a project

Considerations for organizational adoption

Foundation exam

SUBSCRIPTION COST


$2,095.00

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