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Project Management

PRINCE2® Foundation

  • Includes pre-course material, manuals, exam, certificate, & BCS Membership
  • Our PRINCE2® Foundation training course is fully accredited by BCS
  • This PRINCE2® Foundation course has been updated for 2017
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PRINCE2® Foundation Outline

The foundation PRINCE2® training course covers the following topics:

 

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

 

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

 

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® 2017 Foundation Exam

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PRINCE2® Foundation Overview

Now updated for PRINCE2® 2017 - Any bookings after June will be taught from the PRINCE2® syllabus

 

This 3-day introductory PRINCE2® Foundation course is designed to give candidates a comprehensive overview of the PRINCE2® methodology, whilst ensuring that they are fully equipped to pass the examination.

 

This course delineates the fundamental constituents of the PRINCE2® methodology - including the processes, themes, and principles, that underpin proficient project management. Whilst learning how to increase productivity and functionality of a project, this popular PRINCE2® training course will help candidates appreciate that a project must remain worthwhile and of business value throughout its lifecycle, in order to be deemed a success.

 

As the most popular project management methodology in the UK, PRINCE2® is an established process-driven methodology that appears commonly across a variety of industries. Hence, this PRINCE2® Foundation 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.

 

The recent proliferation of PRINCE2® within the profession of project management, has meant that such associated certifications are much sought-after and are central to the determination of a project’s success, failure, or demise. Hence, undertaking this PRINCE2® Foundation course can elevate a candidate’s career opportunities, through demonstrating that they can effectively contribute to a PRINCE2® project team.

 

This course is fully BCS-accredited and includes the official PRINCE2® exam.

 

*The PRINCE2® courses are managed by AXELOS which is a leading worldwide best practice methodology provider. It is used thoroughly by the UK government and in private businesses - click here to view an overview of what sectors and organisations use the PRINCE2® methodology. The PRINCE2® Foundation must be completed prior to taking the practitioner certification.

 

*PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited.

 

BCS Membership

Included in your professional certification is a year’s free membership of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

 

A BCS membership provides exclusive access to the best tools for career development and progression. With the letters AMBCS after your name, you’ll be able to let employers know you’re committed to the industry and follow the BCS code of conduct. You’ll have access to all the resources you need to continue your learning, including libraries of industry reports, whitepapers and books. Finally, you’ll be able to attend meetings and share knowledge with like-minded BCS professionals local to your area, or connect with them online on discussion forums.

 

Don’t miss out on this exclusive chance to be part of a professional community.

 

* Dependent on experience and industry. Source: payscale.com and itjobswatch.co.uk

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Who should attend this course?

The Foundation training course is for anybody interested in the field of project management. The PRINCE2® course is also intended for anyone looking to build their knowledge of project management or the PRINCE2® techniques, such as:

  • Project Managers

  • Aspiring Project Managers

  • Team Leaders

  • Directors

  • Board Members

  • Senior Responsible Owners

 

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites.

PRINCE2® Foundation Exam

The Foundation Exam assesses a candidate's acquired knowledge of the PRINCE2® methodology, terms, and definitions - enabling them to actively contribute within a PRINCE2® project environment.

 

The PRINCE2® Foundation Exam consists of:

  • 60-Question Multiple Choice Exam

  • 55% Pass Mark Required for Certification

  • 1 Hour

  • Closed Book​

 

The following is included in this PRINCE2® Foundation course:

  • PRINCE2® Foundation Examination

  • Pre-course material

  • The Knowledge Academy PRINCE2® Foundation Manual

  • Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2® ISBN: 9780113315338

  • PDUs

  • One year BCS Membership

  • Experienced PRINCE2® Instructor

  • Certificate

  • Refreshments

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PRINCE2® Foundation FAQs

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. It is used extensively by the UK government, as well as in private businesses such as the telecommunications company Orange.
Yes, it is accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, 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. There will also be some 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.
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, 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.

Some of our clients

"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

Joshua Davies, Thames Water

"...the trainer for this course was excellent. I would definitely recommend (and already have) this course to others."

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