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  • Prince2/PRINCE2® Foundation (inc exam) Duration: 2 Days

PRINCE2® Foundation (inc Exam) Duration: 2 Days

Course Overview

This PRINCE2® foundation course, which includes the exam, gives you a thorough understanding of PRINCE2® project management methodology and how to work more effectively within a PRINCE2® environment. Prerequisites No formal prerequisites exist for this course but delegates would benefit from some experience of working in projects prior to attendance. Pre-Course Reading Access is provided to interactive video-based learning that will help you prepare for the course. The video-based learning is expected to take approximately three hours to complete (although delegates may wish to spend longer on this activity to help them prepare more effectively) Delegates will learn how to Demonstrate that they understand and can recall the various components of the PRINCE2 method Explain the PRINCE2 principles Explain the purpose of the seven PRINCE2 themes Describe each step of the PRINCE2 journey, listing the activities required to guide a project throughout its lifecycle Identify the recommended PRINCE2 management products which include baselines, records and reports




Course Outline

The course focuses on the components of the method and how they help to structure project delivery. Delegates should note that evening work will be assigned which is not expected to exceed two hours per night.

Specific course content will include:

PRINCE2 Overview

The structure of the method and the guide will be introduced before we discuss the context within which a PRINCE2 project operates.


The seven PRINCE2 principles provide the framework for managing the project and are built on good practice developed from successful and failed projects.

Themes and Processes


The seven PRINCE2 themes are aspects of the project that must be continually addressed and integrated as the project journeys through its life cycle.

1. Business Case

2. Organization

3. Quality

4. Plans

5. Risk

6. Change

7. Progress


The seven PRINCE2 processes encompass the chronological activities that are required to direct, manage and deliver the project successfully. The activities include pre-project, initiation and delivery, and end with project closure.

1. Starting up a Project

2. Directing a Project

3. Initiating a Project

4. Controlling a Stage

5. Managing Product Delivery

6. Managing a Stage Boundary

7. Closing a Project

Examination Details - Foundation

Duration - 60 minutes

Questions (OTQ) - 60

Pass mark - 55%

Use of textbook - No

Timing - End of day two

Photographic Identification

Prior to sitting your examination, you are required to show photographic identification. Acceptable forms of photographic identification are:


Photo card driving licence

Work Badge

Failure to provide an acceptable form of photographic identification will mean you will not be able to sit your examination.

BCS Reasonable Adjustments

PRINCE2 examinations are administered by BCS. BCS allows additional time for candidates who have a disability or whose native language differs to that of the examination paper. Full details are provided in the BCS Reasonable Adjustments Policy which is available to view on the BCS website.

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