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PRINCE2®

Course type:
Classroom
Duration:

3 days

Delivery:
Classroom
Optional add-ons:
Back-up CD, PRINCE2 2017 manual
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PRINCE2® 2017 Foundation classroom

Our PRINCE2 Foundation classroom courses allow you to learn how to effectively manage a project, through one of the world’s most recognised project management methodologies, in an environment where you can actively participate and engage with both the material and others around you. 

Course overview

About the course

PRINCE2 is a method for managing projects. It helps you work out who should be involved and what they will be responsible for. Our accredited PRINCE2 Foundation classroom course introduces you to PRINCE2, and helps prepare you for the Foundation examination, which assesses whether you can demonstrate sufficient recall and understanding of the PRINCE2 project management method. This course conforms to the PRINCE2 2017 syllabus.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the PRINCE2 Foundation classroom course you should be able to:

  • Understand key concepts relating to projects and PRINCE2
  • Understand how the PRINCE2 principles underpin the PRINCE2 method
  • Understand the PRINCE2 themes and how they are applied throughout the project
  • Understand the PRINCE2 processes and how they are carried out throughout the project

 

What's covered?

This course follows the 2017 syllabus and includes the following modules:

  • What is a project?
  • Structure of PRINCE2
  • Starting up a project
  • Directing a project
  • Organisation
  • Business case
  • Initiating a project
  • Risk
  • Change
  • Quality
  • Managing a stage boundary
  • Controlling a stage
  • Managing product delivery
  • Progress
  • Closing a project

 

Duration

This is an intensive three-day course leading to the PRINCE2 Foundation examination which takes place on the final day.

Target audience

This course would benefit:

  • Project managers and aspiring project managers
  • 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)
    • Operational line managers/staff

Pre-requisites

Delegates should have an understanding of project management but knowledge of PRINCE2 is not required.

What's included?

This is an intensive three-day course that includes the following:

  • All accompanying course material
  • The official PRINCE2 manual
  • The cost of the PRINCE2 Foundation examination (the exam is taken on the last day of the course)
  • PRINCE2 process map

Refreshments will also be provided throughout the duration of your training.

Pre-course

Important note regarding pre-course

There is mandatory online pre-course work that must be undertaken prior to attending this course. It is expected that it will take approximately six to eight hours to complete. You will be sent full instructions with a link to the online pre course within 48 hours of your confirmed booking. In addition, whilst attending your course there will also be some examination preparation evening work.

Review the technical requirements for the online learning here.​

Exam information

Exam format

The format of the Foundation exam is as follows:

  • 60 minute exam duration
  • 60 questions
  • Closed book
  • 33/60 required to pass = 55% pass mark

Course videos

Welcome to ILX Group video links

Click on a video link below to find out more about ILX Group and our PRINCE2 training services.

Testimonials

What have others said about this course?

Head of IT Projects, Stanley Leisure plc, UK

Many thanks for an excellent and very enjoyable course. I found the handling of the discussions spot on and the fact that we were able to complete the syllabus proved this. I will certainly recommend to anybody who wishes to take PRINCE2 courses in the future.

Jeff Whiting, Mitsubishi Electric, Europe UK

Life changing….I will be applying a huge amount from this course.

 

Nicholas Hudson, Individual, UK

[The trainer] Dennis’ obvious mastery of the subject matter coupled with a simple, but very effective way of training, made this course very enjoyable and worthwhile.

FAQs

Frequently asked questions

How big does a project have to be before PRINCE2 can be used?

PRINCE2 can be applied to all sorts of projects, from the very small to the very large. Even projects lasting only a few days will benefit from selective application of PRINCE2 guidelines. The key to success with PRINCE2 is to remember it is highly configurable, and so can be adapted for all project types regardless of industry and marketplace.

What are the PRINCE2 qualifications and what will they teach me?

The PRINCE2 Foundation qualification will teach you the PRINCE2 principles, terminology and when qualified you will be able to act as an informed member of a project management team using the PRINCE2 methodology within a project environment supporting PRINCE2.The PRINCE2 Practitioner qualification will teach you to apply PRINCE2 to the running and managing of a project within an environment supporting PRINCE2. Once qualified you will be able to apply and tune PRINCE2 to address the needs and problems of a specific project scenario. You will have a comprehensive knowledge of the relationships between the PRINCE2 principles, themes and processes and PRINCE2 products and will understand these elements.The PRINCE2 Re-registration qualification is designed for those who have passed PRINCE2 to Practitioner level and wish to maintain their Registered Practitioner status. The PRINCE2 Examination Board has determined that all PRINCE2 Practitioners should be re-registered within 3-5 calendar years of their original certification (failure to pass the Re-registration Examination after 5 calendar years as a Registered Practitioner will result in withdrawal of your registered status).

What is the format of the PRINCE2 Foundation exam?

The Foundation is the first of the two PRINCE2 Examinations you are required to pass to become a PRINCE2 Practitioner. This level is aiming to measure whether a candidate would be able to act as an informed member of a project management team using the PRINCE2 method within a project environment supporting PRINCE2.

Resources to help you study for your PRINCE2 Foundation Exam

Practicing with past PRINCE2 Foundation exam questions and past exams is the best way to prepare for your PRINCE2 Foundation exam.ILX offer an exam simulator as part of their course and you can download a trial version from our download centre to give you a flavour of what will be expected in the actual PRINCE2 Foundation exam.

PRINCE2 Foundation Examination Format

  • Multiple choice
  • 75 questions per paper
  • 5 questions to be trial and not counted in scores
  • 35 marks required to pass (out of 70 available) - 50%
  • 60 minutes duration
  • Closed book

PRINCE2 Foundation Exam Syllabus

The Foundation is the first of the two PRINCE2 Examinations you are required to pass to become a PRINCE2 Practitioner. This level is aiming to measure whether a candidate would be able to act as an informed member of a project management team using the PRINCE2 method within a project environment supporting PRINCE2. To this end they need to show they understand the principles and terminology of the method, specifically, candidates must be able to:Describe the purpose and major content of all roles, the seven principles, the seven themes and the seven processes.State which management products are input to, and output from the seven processes.State the main purpose, and key contents, of the major management products.State the relationships between processes, deliverables, roles and the management dimensions of a project.

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