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The PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner training course will train you in everything you need to know about PRINCE2 and prepare you for the exams. The course looks at the PRINCE2 methodology terminology, and the steps to apply it correctly in an effective manner. Furthermore, it looks at how to tailor PRINCE2 to projects and fit this methodology to your existing working environment. In addition to preparing you to pass the official exams, this course is focused on guiding you through the PRINCE2 methodology and as we go through the training sessions we examine how it can be practically implemented in any project.

The goal of this course is to teach delegates about:

  • The best ways to plan and prepare PRINCE2® projects
  • Making use of the PRINCE2® methodology to ensure deliverable quality
  • The procedures to follow in order to finish a PRINCE2® project successfully
  • How to use product based planning techniques when preparing project plans
  • Undertaking risk analysis and management for the project
  • How to correctly tailor the  PRINCE2® method to projects
  • Taking the PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner exams

 

Subjects Covered:

  • Introduction to PRINCE2® Themes
  • Introduction to PRINCE2® Principles
  • Business Case
  • Organisation
  • Plans
  • Progress
  • Risk
  • Quality
  • Change
  • PRINCE2® Processes – from Start-up to Closing
  • PRINCE2® Tailoring
  • Exam practice

 

The PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner 5 day course is combined from face-to-face lectures and useful practical sessions. Our training is delivered by an APMG approved trainer with comprehensive hands-on experience of project management using PRINCE2 techniques.

Course delegates will receive:

  • The PRINCE2 Manual “Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2: 2009 Edition”
  • Pre-course studying manual
  • Course material that covers the PRINCE2 methodology, with process maps and helpful diagrams, case studies and exercises, Foundation and Practitioner sample questions, marking schemes, and multiple-choice questions
  • PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner exams and certificate
  • Refreshments

PRINCE2 Training Accreditation

Being a Licensed Affiliate enables us to deliver this officially APMG approved PRINCE2 training. You will receive the best possible training for PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner, using the official manual and exams, which are included in the course price. The course material was developed by an APMG Accredited Training Organization (ATO). We specifically selected this ATO for having excellent success rates in PRINCE2 exams, as well as years of PRINCE 2 consultancy experience. Using best practice training methods together with practical insight from years of consulting contribute to this course's high quality.

Target audience

This PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner training course is designed to introduce project managers and total beginners to PRINCE2 Foundation level first, and then continue into the PRINCE2 Practitioner level. As this methodology crosses industries and domains, it has a wide target audience. It suits particularly those who are intending to be or already are:

    • Team Leads
    • Project Support staff
    • Project Managers at all levels
    • Programme Managers
    • Project Management Consultants

Preparing for the PRINCE2 training course

We recommend you prepare for at least 20 hours using our pre-course study guide. This is to enable you to make the most of the added value from your trainer during the course. You might wish to prepare for longer if you do not have much experience or worry about exams. If you are able to study quickly you may need less time. It is not recommended to try and skip this preparation. Even if you may have heard it can be done, you will definitely need to be a fast learner and spend every waking moment during the week of the course dedicated to studying for the exam. You might also miss out on the added value from your trainer’s wealth of experience.

 About the PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner Exams

There are two exams during this course. The PRINCE2 Foundation exam take place on the third day of the course. The exam is made up of multiple-choice questions, and you have to answer 35 questions correctly out of 70 in order to pass. You must pass this exam in order to sit the Practitioner exam. Fear not, because we make sure our students are well prepared.
The PRINCE2 Practitioner exam is an open-book exam (only the PRINCE2 official manual). It will require great concentration and thinking during 2.5 hours. There are 80 questions to complete, and you must answer 44 of them correctly (55%) in order to pass.