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PRINCE2® Foundation

Categories: Project Management
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About Course

This 3-day introductory PRINCE2® Foundation course provides the theoretical knowledge of how to plan, manage and deliver projects from start to finish. It is designed to give candidates a comprehensive overview of the PRINCE2® methodology, whilst ensuring that they are fully equipped to pass the PRINCE2® Foundation examination, which is included. The Foundation Level certification introduces the PRINCE2® method and aims to confirm that you know and understand the PRINCE2® method well enough to be able to work effectively with, or as a member of, a project management team working within an environment supporting PRINCE2®. The Foundation certification is also a pre-requisite for the PRINCE2® Practitioner certification.

 

PRINCE2® (Projects in Controlled Environments) is one of the world’s most popular project management methodologies. The essential features of PRINCE2® focus on organisation support, describing the structure of an organisation for the project management team and utilising a product-based approach. Many organisations prefer PRINCE2® because its flexible framework can be incorporated into any project, helps to improve communication between all team members and external stakeholders. Adding this PRINCE2® certification as a skill in learners’ profiles will surely help them climb the ladder of success in terms of value and career opportunities.

 

Our 3-day PRINCE2® Foundation course aims to provide participants with a basic knowledge of project management methodologies. They will learn about various essential topics such as integrated elements, applying PRINCE2®, delivery approaches, processes, principles, and tailoring. Our highly professional trainers with years of industry experience in teaching such courses will conduct this training course and help you get a complete understanding of this course.

 

At the end of this PRINCE2® Foundation course, delegates will be able to perform various project manager activities in an organisation effectively and efficiently. They will also be able to use various PRINCE2® methodologies properly.

 

Examination format
  • Multiple choice questions
  • 60 questions per paper
  • 33 marks required (out of 60 available) to pass: 55%
  • One hour (60 minutes) duration
  • Closed book.

 

Duration: 3 days

Exam:  1 hour

 

  • This course is fully PeopleCert accredited and includes the official PRINCE2® exam.
  • PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.
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What Will You Learn?

  • Project management
  • Projects in context
  • Measuring success
  • Tailor to suit the project
  • Embedding PRINCE2®
  • Tailoring constraints and influences

Course Content

Module 1: Introduction to Projects and the PRINCE2® Methodology
• PRINCE2® "Project" Definition • Project Characteristics • Project Management • What is PRINCE2®? • Four Integrated Elements • What Does PRINCE2® Not Provide? • What Makes a Project a PRINCE2® Project?

Module 2: Project Manager Activities
• Customer/Supplier Environment • Projects in Context • Commercial Environment • Applying PRINCE2® • Delivery Approaches • Measuring Success • Organisational Capability • Seven Processes

Module 4: The Seven Principles
• Continued Business Justification • Learn from Experience • Defined Roles and Responsibilities • Manage by Stages • Manage by Exception • Focus on Products • Tailor to Suit the Project

Module 3: The Seven Themes
• Business Case • Organisation • Quality • Plans • Risk • Change • Progress

Module 5: Considerations for Organisational Adoption
• Creating a PRINCE2® Based Project Management Method • Creating Tailoring Rules and Guidelines • Rating the Complexity of Projects • Embedding PRINCE2® • Tailoring • What Should Be Tailored? • Tailoring Constraints and Influences • Creating an Organisation's Method