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PRINCE2 Foundation (inc Exams) 2 Days

Course Overview

This two-day course, designed by industry leading project management experts, is fully accredited by the BCS and provides you with a thorough understanding of the internationally recognized PRINCE2 project management methodology.


 
         Course Duration 2 Days

 

 
Overview
This two-day course, designed by industry leading project management experts, is fully accredited by the BCS and provides you with a thorough understanding of the internationally recognized PRINCE2 project management methodology.
It includes the PRINCE2 Foundation exam, and by working with world-class organizations, we are uniquely able to bring you a course that will give you the best opportunity to develop your project management career and deliver PRINCE2 projects confidently and competently.
The purpose of the Foundation qualification is to confirm that a delegates has sufficient knowledge and understanding of the PRINCE2 method to be able to work effectively with, or as a member of, a project management team working within an environment supporting PRINCE2. The Foundation qualification is also a pre-requisite for the Practitioner qualification.
What's included?
Unique multimedia pre-course orientation and support designed to help you quickly understand the PRINCE2 method in a practical environment
The official PRINCE2 manual: 'Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2'
Two days of classroom training using accelerated learning techniques and expert tutor guidance leading to the PRINCE2 Foundation exam
Target Audience:
PRINCE2 is aimed at project managers and aspiring project managers. It is also relevant to other key staff involved in the design, development and delivery of projects, including: Project Board members (e.g. Senior Responsible Owners), Team Managers (e.g. Product Delivery Managers), Project Assurance (e.g. Business Change Analysts), Project Support (e.g. Project and Programme Office personnel) and operational line managers/staff.
 
Prerequisites
No pre-requisites are necessary for this course, however, you would benefit from having some basic project management experience prior to attending.
You must bring photographic identification on exam days (passport, driving license or student card) as it is an examination requirement to produce it for the invigilator prior to the exam. Failure to produce a valid form of photographic identification may result in a candidate not being able to sit the exams. or
Additional work will be required during evenings consisting of consolidation reading, mock examination questions and exercises. This evening work is an integral part of the course and you should expect to spend 2 hours each evening on these activities.
Pre course reading
You will be provided with pre-course reading prior to attending the course. This pre-reading is interactive eLearning and is expected to take approximately two hours to complete - this is only a guide and you may wish to spend longer on this activity to help you prepare effectively. Your learning starts with this pre-reading, so please ensure you can complete the pre-course activities in full prior to attending.
Delegates will learn how to
By passing the Foundation exam, delegates should understand the structure and key terminology of the method. Specifically, the delegate should understand:
The characteristics and context of a project and the benefits of adopting PRINCE2
The purpose of the PRINCE2 roles, management products and themes
The PRINCE2 principles
The purpose, objectives and context of the PRINCE2 processes.
 
Course Outline.
Delivered by fully accredited trainers and industry leading experts with extensive experience of using PRINCE2, the course uses unique multimedia case studies and accelerated learning techniques to ensure that theory is embedded and you feel confident in the practical application of PRINCE2. You will be presented with the official PRINCE2 manual: 'Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2' on the first day of the course.
The course will cover the following syllabus areas:
PRINCE2 Philosophy
What PRINCE2 is and what it is not
PRINCE2 links with other project/programme management standards.
How it enhances the possibilities of Project Success.
Overview of Tailoring PRINCE2
The Structure of PRINCE2
Relationship between the PRINCE2 Processes, Activities and Themes.
High level PRINCE2 Process map
 
 
 
 
 
 
The 7 PRINCE2 Principles
Continued Business Justification / Focus on Products
Manage-by-Stages / Manage-by-Exception
Defined Roles and Responsibilities / Learn from Experience
Tailor to Suit the Project Environment
The 7 PRINCE2 Processes
Starting up a Project / Initiating a Project / Directing a Project
Controlling a Stage / Managing Product Delivery
Managing a Stage Boundary / Closing a Project
The 7 PRINCE2 Themes
Business Case / Organization
Quality (including the PRINCE2 Quality Review Technique)
Risk / Change / Progress
Plans (including the PRINCE2 Product-Based Planning Technique
 
Examination Preparation
In preparation for your PRINCE2 Foundation exam, you will undertake:
An explanation of mechanics of the Foundation exam
Examination techniques
Mock Foundation questions, using official sample exam papers
Question and answer session
Revision of major topics
Accreditations and exams
You will sit the PRINCE2 Foundation examination at 3pm on the second day of the course. You must bring photographic identification on exam days (passport, driving license or student card).
The PRINCE2 Foundation exam consists of:
75 multiple choice questions (5 questions will be trial questions and not marked)
1 hour / Closed-book
Candidates require a minimum of 35 correct answers (50%) to pass.
PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS
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