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PRINCE2®

Course type:
Virtual
Duration:

3 days

Delivery:
Virtual
Optional add-ons:
Back-up CD, PRINCE2 2017 manual
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PRINCE2® 2017 Foundation virtual

Getting a solid understanding of the basics of project management with PRINCE2 Foundation has never been easier. If you want the interactivity and one-to-one tutoring of a classroom environment, but you still want the flexibility of studying from home, then our virtual courses are just the thing! 

Course overview

About the course

PRINCE2 (PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a structured project management method and one of the world’s most widely used method for managing projects. It helps you work out who should be involved and what they will be responsible for. It gives you a set of processes to work through and explains what information you should be gathering along the way. Our fully accredited PRINCE2 Foundation virtual 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 fully conforms to the PRINCE2 2017 syllabus.

Learning objectives

Upon completion of the PRINCE2 Foundation virtual 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 is VILT?

Virtual instructor-led training (VILT) incorporates both the personal teaching experience of a classroom, with the ease and flexibility of a virtual environment. Our VILT courses are interactive and engaging, allowing participants to communicate with both the instructor and each other in a collaborative manner.Please review our FAQs for more information relating to virtual learning, including the technical specifications.

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 that prepares you for the PRINCE2 Foundation examination. The training is conducted via a virtual training environment. You need to ensure that you can satisfy the technical requirements that can be found on our website here.

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

What's included?

Materials

This is an intensive three-day virtual course, providing all you need to get through the PRINCE2 Foundation examination first time:

  • All accompanying course material
  • Online pre-course
  • The official manual
  • PRINCE2 process map
  • The cost of the PRINCE2 Foundation examination (must be taken online via remote proctor within 12 months of purchase)

 

Duration of access

12 months

Pre-course

What is it?

Online pre-course

This is an intensive course that requires you to complete mandatory online pre-course study, which is designed to take approximately six to eight hours to complete. Full instructions with a link to the online pre-course will be issued within 48 hours of your confirmed booking.

You will also be required to complete some evening work during the virtual classroom event.

How do i access my pre-course?

Review the technical requirements for the online pre-course 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

How you take your exam

The Foundation exam is taken online via remote proctor. Two weeks prior to course commencement ILX will arrange for an exam voucher to be issued. You then have a choice you can either:

  • Book a suitable time after your virtual classroom event has finished to undertake your exam

OR

  • We currently allocate exam time within the virtual classroom event. So that you can book directly, we will advise you of recommended exam timings as part of the candidate guidance — this is issued three weeks prior to course commencement

Note: You are responsible for booking your own exam.

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.

FAQs

Which software does ILX use to run its virtual classroom?

ILX uses the GoToTraining application which must be installed on your computer. You will be provided with a link to the event two weeks prior to course commencement. When you click on the link, GoToTraining will automatically begin downloading.

Can I run a system check in advance of my course?

Yes, visit the GoToTraining site here https://support.logmeininc.com/gotowebinar/system-check-attendee. Run through steps 1 to 3 on the website -- this will run a system check and allow you to join a test session. Finally, also test your audio, including headset or microphone and speakers.

Note: This pre-virtual classroom test session is required to ensure that you do not encounter any technical issues when you connect to our training. The test download is done through GoToTraining, and is designed to ensure that your system matches the software's requirements.

What are the technical requirements for ILX virtual training?

Desktop app

Operating system

Windows 7 - Windows 10
Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) - 10.12 (Sierra)

Web browser

Google Chrome v34 or later
Mozilla Firefox v34 or later
Internet Explorer v8 or later
Microsoft Edge
Apple Safari v6 or later

Internet connection

1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)

Software

GoToTraining desktop app JavaScript enabled

Hardware

2GB or more of RAM Microphone and speakers (USB headset recommended**)
Webcam (to use HDFaces)

Do I need to use a headset?

We strongly recommend that all delegates use a headset as this will enhance the learner experience. It also removes the possibility of audio feedback.

On the day

How long before the event should I log in?

We recommend that you log in at least 15 minutes prior to your daily start time.

Technical support contact

Email contactus@ilxgroup.com who will answer any questions and provide technical support for the duration of your learning.

Exams

How will I take my exam?

You will take your exam online via remote proctor.

When will I take my exams?

ILX will arrange for an exam voucher to be issued to you two weeks prior to course commencement. You then have a choice you can either:

  • Book a suitable time after your virtual classroom event has finished to undertake your exam(s)
OR
  • We currently allocate exam time within the virtual classroom event. So that you can book directly, we will advise you of recommended exam timings as part of the candidate guidance -- this is issued three weeks prior to course commencement

Who books my exam(s)?

You book your own exam at a date and time convenient to you. We appreciate some delegates want additional study time after the virtual classroom whereas others want to take their exams at the end of the event. This allows you to make your own decision and provides flexibility as to what works for you as an individual.

What are the technical requirements for taking my exam online?

You can review the technical requirements for online exams here. https://www.ilxgroup.com/uk/individual/online-exams

When will I receive my exam results?

For web-based exams, results are immediate, subject to final verification from the Examination Institute.

Courseware

When will I receive my course material?

All material will be shipped to your specified address approximately two weeks prior to course commencement.

Who should I contact if I haven't received my course material one week prior to course commencement?

Please email contactus@ilxgroup.com.