PRINCE2 Foundation + Practitioner 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

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)

Expected Duration
5 day

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.

Objective

PRINCE2 Foundation: Days 13

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

PRINCE2 Practitioner: Days 45

Revision of the Foundation syllabus as required
Discussion and practical exercises in the application of PRINCE2 in a project environment, based on a case study, including:

  • PRINCE2 Principles
  • Tailoring of PRINCE2

PRINCE2 Themes:

  • Business Case
  • Organization
  • Quality
  • Plans
  • Risk
  • Change
  • Progress

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

Understand the application of minimum requirements

How tailoring can be applied in appropriate situations

Exam preparation for the Practitioner

Practitioner exam

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