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PRINCE2® Overview

  • Course Code P2O
  • Duration 1 day

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

  • Company Event

    Event at company

  • Public Classroom

    Traditional Classroom Learning

  • Virtual Learning

    Learning that is virtual

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Course Overview


The aim of this day is to provide delegates with an appreciation of the main features and terms of

PRINCE2®. Delegates will be able to understand their role in a PRINCE2® project and participate through PRINCE2® processes and communications channels.

Course Schedule


Target Audience


Anyone involved in a PRINCE2® project

Course Objectives


By the end of this Overview course participants will be able to:

  • Understand how a formal method helps manage aproject well
  • Know what PRINCE2® is and isn’t
  • Be familiar with the main components of PRINCE2®
  • Understand the Process Model

Course Content



  • Background & Objectives
  • Benefits
  • Scope


  • The Process Model
  • Controlled Start, Progress & Close


  • Start Up
  • Initiating a Project
  • Managing Product
  • Delivery
  • Controlling a Stage
  • Managing Stage
  • Boundaries
  • Closing a Project

A key PRINCE2® distinctive:

Product-Based Planning

  • Product Breakdown Structure
  • Product Description
  • Product Flow Diagram

How to structure the project team:


  • Small project organisations
  • The BUS principle & the project board
  • The project manager
  • Team management
  • Project assurance & project support Plus other PRINCE2®


  • Plans & Planning
  • Controls
  • Risk management
  • Quality
  • Change Control and
  • Configuration
  • Management

Follow on Courses


PRINCE2® for Practitioners

  • PRINCE2® Foundation
  • PRINCE2® Senior Management Briefing

Further Information


PRINCE2® is a Registered Trade Mark of the Office of Government Commerce in the United Kingdom and other countries

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