PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner Certification Course

 

PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner Certification Training

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Key Features of PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner Training

  • 4 - Day interactive instructor-led PRINCE2 training
  • Highly qualified, certified, and accredited trainers
  • PRINCE2 course adhered to global standards
  • AXELOS official PRINCE2 certificate
  • PRINCE2 Student Study Guide created by subject matter experts
  • 98.5% pass success rate
  • Get to know industry best practices and case studies
  • Prepare better with sample mock tests

Insights about PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner Training Course

Job roles that can benefit from PRINCE2 training include, but are not limited to:

  • Project Managers
  • Aspiring Project Managers
  • Project Board members
  • Product Delivery Managers
  • Project Support Staff
  • Operational Line Managers
  • Team Leads / Team Managers

There are no pre-requisites to take the PRINCE2 Foundation certification examination.

You must have passed one of the following certification examinations to take the PRINCE2 Practitioner certification exam:

  • PRINCE2 Foundation
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
  • IPMA Level A(Certified Projects Director)
  • IPMA Level B(Certified Senior Project Manager)
  • IPMA Level C(Certified Project Manager)
  • IPMA Level D(Certified Project Management Associate)

PRINCE2 Foundation Exam Format:

  • Type: Multiple choice examination questions
  • No Of Questions:75 questions per paper, Five questions to be trial and not counted in scores
  • Result: 35 marks required (out of 70 available) to pass - 50%
  • Examination duration: One hour's (60 minutes) duration
  • TypeClosed book

PRINCE2 Practitioner Exam Format:

  • Type: Multiple choice examination questions
  • No Of Questions: Eight questions - 10 question items per question, each worth one mark
  • Result: 44 marks or more required to pass (out of 80 available) - 55%
  • Examination duration: Two-and-a-half hours’ (150 minutes) duration, no additional reading time
  • Type: Open book exam (official PRINCE2 manual only)

Syllabus of PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner Training

Our PRINCE2 certification training programs are adhered to the latest PRINCE2 2017 update from AXELOS.

 

  • Overview, Principles and Tailoring PRINCE2 to the Project Environment
  • Business Case (BC) Theme
  • Organisation (OR) Theme
  • Quality (QU) Theme
  • Plans (PL) Theme
  • Risk (RK) Theme
  • Change (CH) Theme
  • Progress (PG) Theme
  • Starting up a Project (SU) Process
  • Directing a Project (DP) Process
  • Initiating a Project (IP) Process
  • Controlling a Stage (CS) Process
  • Managing Product Delivery (MP) Process
  • Managing a Stage Boundary (SB) Process
  • Closing a Project (CP) Process
  • Summary and Directed Studies
  • Review of Key Concepts

PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner Training Agenda

The daily agenda of the 4-day PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner Training is detailed below:

  • Six aspects of project performance to be managed
  • Definition of a project
  • Four integrated elements of principles, themes, processes and the project environment upon which PRINCE2 is based
  • Customer / supplier context of a PRINCE2 project
  • Benefits of using PRINCE2
  • Seven principles
  • Characteristics of a project
  • Definition of project output, an outcome, a benefit and a dis-benefit
  • The purpose of the Business Case theme
  • The purpose of a:
    • Business Case
    • Benefits Review Plan
  • Identify outputs, outcomes, benefits, and dis-benefits
  • Roles within the Organisation theme
  • The purpose of the Organisation theme
  • The three project interests and how these are represented within the three levels of the project management team structure
  • The responsibilities and characteristics of the role:
    • Project Board
    • Project Manager
    • Project Assurance
    • Change Authority
    • Team Manager
    • Project Support
  • What a stakeholder is
  • The purpose of the Communication Management Strategy
  • Recall the recommended quality review team roles
  • The purpose of the Quality theme
  • The difference between Quality Assurance and Project Assurance
  • The objectives of the quality review technique
  • The difference between quality planning, quality control, and quality assurance
  • The difference between customer’s quality expectations and acceptance criteria
  • The purpose of a:
    • Project Product Description
    • Product Description
    • Quality Register
    • Quality Management Strategy
  • Levels of plan recommended by PRINCE2
  • Four tasks of product-based planning
  • The purpose of the Plans theme
  • The levels of plans, their purpose and the interrelationship between the:
    • Project Plan
    • Stage Plans
    • Team Plans
    • Exception Plan
  • The tasks within the product-based planning technique
  • The definition of risk and the difference between a threat and an opportunity
  • The recommended risk response types and whether they are used to respond to a threat or an opportunity
  • The difference between a risk owner and a risk actionee
  • The purpose of the Risk theme
  • The steps within the recommended risk management procedure. This should include:
    • Identify the context and therefore the influences on a project’s Risk Management Strategy
    • Identify the threats and opportunities that may affect a project’s objectives
    • Estimate risks to assess their probability, impact, and proximity
    • Evaluate the net effect of all risks on a project when aggregated together
    • Plan risk management responses
    • Implement planned risk management responses, identifying an appropriate risk owner and/or risk actionee
    • Communicate information related to risks, both within the project and externally to stakeholders
  • The purpose of a risk budget
  • The risk probability, risk impact, and risk proximity
  • The difference between cause, event, and effect when expressing a risk
  • The purpose of a:
    • Risk Management Strategy
    • Risk Register
  • The concept of risk appetite and risk tolerance
  • Three types of issues
  • Five typical activities of configuration management
  • The purpose of the Change theme
  • The purpose of a change budget
  • The purpose of a:
    • Project Plan
    • Stage Plans
    • Team Plans
    • Exception Plan
  • The steps in the recommended issue and change control procedure
    • Lines of authority and reporting between the four levels of management
    • The difference between event-driven and time-driven controls
    • The purpose of the Progress theme
    • The concept of management stages and the difference between management and technical stages
    • The factors to consider in identifying management stages
    • Tolerance(s): when and how tolerances are set, and exceptions reported, in which management products tolerances are documented and how management by exception applies to the different levels of management
    • The purpose of a:
      • Daily Log
      • Lessons Log
      • Work Package
    • The purpose of a:
      • End Stage Report
      • End Project Report
      • Lessons Report
    • The purpose of a:
      • Checkpoint Report
      • Highlight Report
      • Exception Report
  • The purpose of the SU process
  • The objectives of the SU process
  • The context of the SU process
  • The purpose of a Project Brief
  • The purpose of the DP process
  • The objectives of the DP process
  • The context of the DP process
    • The purpose of the IP process
    • The objectives of the IP process
    • The context of the IP process
    • The purpose of a Project Initiation Documentation (PID)
    • The purpose of the CS process
    • The objectives of the CS process
    • The context of the CS process
    • The purpose of the MP process
    • The objectives of the MP process
    • The context of the MP process
    • The purpose of the SB process
    • The objectives of the SB process
    • The context of the SB process
    • The purpose of the CP process
    • The objectives of the CP process
    • The context of the CP process
    • The purpose of the CS process
    • The objectives of the CS process
    • The context of the CS process
    • The purpose of the MP process
    • The objectives of the MP process
    • The context of the MP process
    • The purpose of the SB process
    • The objectives of the SB process
    • The context of the SB process
    • The purpose of the CP process
    • The objectives of the CP process
    • The context of the CP process

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