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PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner

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Duration: 5 Days*

Pre-course Reading: 10-15 Hours

Accredited: Yes

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  • Our PRINCE2® Training includes PRINCE2® Manual, Exams & Certificates.
  • World's Largest Provider of PRINCE2® Courses, Fully Accredited by PeopleCert.
  • PRINCE2® Certifications are highly respected and sought after by employers.

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PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner Training Course Overview

This combined PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner course is designed to give candidates a comprehensive overview of the PRINCE2® methodology, whilst ensuring that they are fully equipped to pass the exams.

Attaining this lauded PRINCE2® certification enables candidates to demonstrate and enhance their project management proficiency - contributing to an elevated business acumen and career prospects.

This extensive course will enable candidates to apply and tailor the PRINCE® principles, themes, and processes, to enhance productivity and operational functioning of projects. Whilst delineating how to improve a project’s operational performance, this comprehensive course will ensure that a candidate can work within a PRINCE2® team - fundamentally ameliorating project practices.

As the most popular project management methodology in the UK, PRINCE2® is a malleable and established process-driven methodology that appears ubiquitously across a variety of industries. Hence, this PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner course promotes an appreciation for project risk, contingency plans, business justifications, and of how to optimise individual project contributions - enhancing a candidate’s project management skill and qualification repertoire

 


PRINCE2® Foundation Training

This introductory PRINCE2® certification will help candidates understand the fundamentals of the PRINCE2® project management methodology and develop an appreciation of the constituents that contribute to a project’s success - underpinned by the PRINCE2® principles, processes, and themes. The foundation element of the combined course lasts for 3 days. During the course, candidates will gain a basic understanding of how to work in part of a PRINCE2® team.


PRINCE2® Practitioner Training

The PRINCE2® Practitioner element of the combined course forms the final part of the training where candidate learn to apply their acquired knowledge.Candidates will be educated on how to apply the methodology to a set of scenarios and how to efficaciously lead a project. 

Included within our PRINCE2® Practitioner Training Course is a detailed workbook for candidates to complete, which will enhance their knowledge acquisition and ability to apply PRINCE2® to their organisation. This additional PRINCE2® training material will improve a candidate's chances of passing the examination and having a successful PRINCE2® career. This self-study workbook will take the candidate approximately 10 hours to complete and will walk them through a full PRINCE2® project. 

PRINCE2® Classroom Training course with a high PRINCE2® Exam Pass Rate. 


PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

The Swirl logo™ is a trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner Training Course Outline

This course is fully accredited by PeopleCert and includes both exams in the course fee. Passing the PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner Exams will demonstrate that a candidate has the skills and knowledge required to be part of, and lead, a successful PRINCE2® project.


This PRINCE2® foundation and practitioner training course covers the following topics:

PRINCE2® Training Day 1

Introduction to Projects and the PRINCE2® methodology

  • Define the characteristics of a project
  • Six aspects of project performance
  • Integrated elements of PRINCE2®
  • Understand the key concepts relating to projects and PRINCE2®
  • PRINCE2® Principles
  • Initiating and Directing a Project Process

Business Case Theme

  • Explain the purpose
  • Benefits management approach
  • Minimum requirements to apply the business case theme
  • Business justification and key concepts

PRINCE2® Training Day 2

  • Review of initiating and directing a Project Process
  • Review of evening work

Risk Theme

  • Risk management approach
  • Purpose of a risk budget
  • Key concepts related to risk

Quality Theme

  • Explain purpose
  • Minimum requirements to apply the quality theme
  • Quality planning and assurance, customer expectations and acceptance criteria

Organisation Theme

  • Purpose and the key management products
  • Minimum requirements to apply the organisation theme
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of all of those involved in organisation theme

Plans Theme

  • Types of plans
  • Recommended approach to planning and defining analysing products

Change Theme  

  • Change control approach, issue register, issue report 
  • Types of issue
  • Change control procedures

PRINCE2® Training Day 3

Review of evening work

Progress Theme

  • Daily log, lessons log, lessons report, work package etc.
  • Controlling a stage
  • Managing Product Delivery
  • Managing a stage boundary
  • Closing a project process

PRINCE2® Training Day 4

Apply PRINCE2® principles

  • Continued business justification
  • Role and responsibilities
  • Experience, Tailor the principles
  • Focus on the product
  • Assess effectiveness of applying the quality theme
  • Demonstrate understanding of key management products
  • Applying the PRINCE2® risk, change, and controlling themes

Carrying out the activities of:

  • Initiating project process activities
  • Directing project process activities
  • Controlling stage process activities
  • Managing product delivery process activities
  • Managing stage boundary process activities
  • Closing a project process activities

PRINCE2® Training Day 5

PRINCE2® Exam Preparation Workbook

Our exam preparation workbook ensures and validates that you have the knowledge and confidence to pass your exam.

The exam preparation workbook comprises of mock questions, applicable scenario based projects, and is known to further elevate pass marks. Please note that this exam preparation workbook and instructions of how to book your exam, can be found in your Joining Instructions, received upon enrolment. Completion of the workbook prior to taking the exam, is highly recommended to maximise your chances of passing.

PRINCE2® Online Exams

*After completing 4 days of classroom training and successfully passing your PRINCE2® Foundation Exam, the fifth day of this course is a flexible exam preparation day to complete at your convenience in order to prepare you to take and pass your PRINCE2® Practitioner exam online.

We provide comprehensive support during the exam process to make the experience as simple as possible. This exam can be taken at a suitable time, subject to availability; online, anywhere.

Benefits of PRINCE2® online exams include:

  • Proven higher pass rates
  • Quicker Results
  • Save Travel Costs
  • Flexibility
  • Convenient
  • Take your exam at your home, office, or work when you are ready

PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

The Swirl logo™ is a trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

Who should attend this PRINCE2® Training Course?

PRINCE2® training is very important, as the use of the techniques alone doesn’t guarantee a successful project - they must be applied appropriately and strategically. PRINCE2® training also ensures that a project is of business value from the onset. This PRINCE2® course is open to anyone and is recommended for anybody interested in the field of project management, including:

  • Project Managers
  • Aspiring Project Managers
  • Team Leaders
 
  • Directors
  • Board Members
  • Senior Responsible Owners

PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites but there will be practice questions to test your PRINCE2® knowledge before the course.

PRINCE2® (Projects IN Controlled Environments) is a process-based methodology for project management. As it is generic, it is flexible enough to be tailored to any project or any organisation, and because it is a best practice solution, it has been proven to work. PRINCE2® training is managed by AXELOS, a leading worldwide best practice methodology provider.
Yes, it is accredited by PeopleCert, on behalf of AXELOS.
This PRINCE2® course is open to everyone and there are no prerequisites.
We will send a pre-course workbook of reading and exercises to complete before the course begins. This will introduce you to the main concepts of the PRINCE2® and help you prepare to study the course material. Additionally, there will be practice questions to test your PRINCE2® knowledge before the course.
The PRINCE2® Foundation certification has no defined period and will never expire or need to be renewed. The PRINCE2® practitioner certification has a 3 year expiry period.
We provide you with the official Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2® Manual. Also included is The Knowledge Academy’s courseware folder, which has all of the slides used during training, mock exams, workbook, exercises, and pre-course reading material.
Please arrive at your training venue for 08:45am ready for a prompt 9am start.
The training starts at 9am and finishes at 5pm each day.

What's Included in this PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner Training Course?

The following is included in this PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner course:

  • The PRINCE2® Foundation Examination
  • The PRINCE2® Practitioner Examination
  • Pre-course material
  • PRINCE2® Workbook
  • The Knowledge Academy PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner Manual
  • Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2® ISBN: 9780113315338
  • PDUs
  • Experienced PRINCE2® Instructor
  • Certificate
  • Refreshments

PRINCE2® Training Exam Information

The following information gives you an insight into the current structure of both PRINCE2® Foundation and PRINCE2® Practitioner Exams.

PRINCE2® Foundation Exam:

  • Focuses on knowledge of PRINCE2® as a methodology
  • Multiple choice
  • 60 questions
  • 1 hour
  • The pass mark is 55%, or 33/60

PRINCE2® Practitioner Exam:

  • Focuses on the ability to apply PRINCE2® to an example scenario
  • Objective testing, a type of multiple choice
  • 68 online questions
  • Two-and-a-half hours
  • The pass mark is 55%, or 38/68

PRINCE2® Exam Preparation Workbook

Our exam preparation workbook ensures and validates that you have the knowledge and confidence to pass your exam.

The exam preparation workbook comprises of mock questions, applicable scenario based projects, and is known to further elevate pass masks. Please note that this exam preparation workbook and instructions of how to book your exam, can be found in your Joining Instructions, received upon enrolment. Completion of the workbook prior to taking the exam, is highly recommended to maximise your chances of passing.

PRICNE2® Online Exams

*After completing 4 days of classroom training and successfully passing your PRINCE2® Foundation Exam, the fifth day of this course is a flexible exam preparation day to complete at your convenience in order to prepare you to take and pass your PRINCE2® Practitioner exam online.

We provide comprehensive support during the exam process to make the experience as simple as possible. This exam can be taken at a suitable time, subject to availability; online, anywhere.

Benefits of PRINCE2® online exams include:

  • Proven higher pass rates
  • Quicker Results
  • Save Travel Costs
  • Flexibility
  • Convenient
  • Take your exam at your home, office, or work when you are ready

PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

The Swirl logo™ is a trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

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Duration: 5 Days*

Pre-course Reading: 10-15 Hours

Accredited: Yes

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