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PRINCE2® Foundation Certification

Exclusive – Gain the skills needed to achieve your PRINCE2 Foundation certification.

GK# 2966

Course Overview

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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).

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What You'll Learn

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  • Understand the need for project management and how PRINCE2® meets that requirement
  • Understand the PRINCE2® process model
  • Prepare project plans using product based planning techniques and undertake risk analysis and management for the project
  • Prepare information for inclusion in a Project Initiation Document
  • Understand techniques for the management of product development, quality control & change control
  • Take the PRINCE2® Foundation examination paper

Outline

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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
  • PRINCE2®’s requirements for risk management
  • Guidance for effective risk management
  • Technique: recommended risk management procedure

Change

  • The change theme
  • PRINCE2®’s approach to change
  • Guidance for effective change control
  • Technique: recommended issue and change control procedure

Progress

  • The progress theme
  • PRINCE2®’s 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

Prerequisites

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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.

Who Should Attend

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

Follow-On Courses

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Classroom Live

Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.

Duration: 3 day

Virtual Classroom Live

Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection.

Duration: 3 day

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