PRINCE2® Foundation Certification

The PRINCE2® Foundation will provide participants with a fundamental understanding of the PRINCE2® project management method, and help participants prepare for the PRINCE2® Foundation examination. 

PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited. 

About the Exam

For students attending a classroom event, the PRINCE2® Foundation exam will be offered on the third day of class. For students attending a Virtual Instructor Led event, students will receive a voucher for a web-proctored exam.  It is a closed book exam consisting of 60 multiple-choice questions. To pass, you must receive a score of 55% (33 out of 60).

    No classes are currenty scheduled for this course.

    Call (919) 283-1653 to get a class scheduled online or in your area!

Introduction to PRINCE2®

  • The structure of PRINCE2®
  • What PRINCE2® does not provide
  • What makes a PRINCE2® project

Project management with PRINCE2®

  • What is a project?
  • What is project management?
  • What is it we wish to control?
  • What does a project manager do?
  • Projects in context
  • Applying PRINCE2®

PRINCE2® Principles

  • Tailoring and adopting PRINCE2®

PRINCE2® Themes:

Business Case

  • Business case theme
  • PRINCE2® requirements for the Business Case
  • Guidance for effective business case management
  • Techniques: investment appraisal

Organization

  • The organization theme
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • PRINCE2® requirements for organization
  • Guidance for effective project organization

Quality

  • The quality theme
  • PRINCE2® requirements for quality
  • Guidance for effective quality management
  • Technique: recommended quality review technique

Plans

  • The plans theme
  • PRINCE2® requirements for plans
  • Guidance for effective planning
  • Techniques: prioritization, estimation and scheduling

Risk

  • The risk theme
  • PRINCE2®’s requirements for risk management
  • Guidance for effective risk management
  • Technique: recommended risk management procedure

Change

  • The change theme
  • PRINCE2®’s approach to change
  • Guidance for effective change control
  • Technique: recommended issue and change control procedure

Progress

  • The progress theme
  • PRINCE2®’s requirements for managing progress
  • Guidance for effective progress control
  • Technique: progress evaluation and peer review

PRINCE2® Processes

  • Starting up a project
  • Initiating a project
  • Directing a project
  • Managing a stage boundary
  • Controlling a stage
  • Managing product delivery
  • Closing a project

Considerations for organizational adoption

Foundation exam


*Please Note: Course Outline is subject to change without notice. Exact course outline will be provided at time of registration.
  • PRINCE2® Foundation:
  • Understand the need for project management and how PRINCE2® meets that requirement
  • Understand the PRINCE2® themes
  • Understand the PRINCE2® process model
  • Prepare project plans using product based planning techniques and undertake risk analysis and management for the project
  • Prepare information for inclusion in a Project Initiation Documentation
  • Understand techniques for the management of product development, quality control & change control
  • Take the PRINCE2® Foundation examination paper.

There is no formal requirement for attending this course, although it would be beneficial to have some understanding of project management.

Participants will be given access to a PRINCE2® pre-course video module two weeks prior to the start of the class (subject to booking conditions).

It is important that participants complete the pre-course work prior to attending as the content covers items essential to the successful running of the program. It will also enhance the learning experience for all participants.

  • Those considering adopting PRINCE2®
  • Project managers
  • Project team managers and leaders
  • Project coordinators
  • Project support staff
  • Project officers
  • PMO staff
  • Consultants and contractors

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