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PRINCE2® 2017 Foundation and Practitioner Combined

5 Days

Introduction

PRINCE2® is an industry recognised method for managing projects. Certification will give you the knowledge, understanding and confidence to apply the techniques and method successfully within your own projects. Led by an accredited expert, an interactive multi-media approach is used to bring the syllabus to life and prepare you for the exams.

The course is specifically designed for those seeking professional recognition and certification in project management but is also suitable for those who are currently managing or involved with major projects.

Benefits

The course is aimed at ensuring you are sufficiently familiar with PRINCE2® concepts, techniques, processes and vocabulary so as to successfully achieve the certifications. Additionally, you will receive guidance and advice on how best to apply the learning and, where appropriate, tailor the method to best effect within your own projects.

(Note: there are three levels of certification: Foundation, Practitioner and Professional. This course covers both the Foundation and Practitioner syllabuses.)

Programme Objectives

What will participants get out of the course?

This 5-day course also includes critical exam tips and techniques.

The topics covered by the course include:

  • Business & projects
  • PRINCE2® processes
  • Project start up
  • Project organisation
  • Business case components
  • Project scenarios
  • Product-based planning
  • Management of risk
  • Configuration management
  • Controls
  • Controlling a stage
  • Change control

Programme Content

The course blends formal presentation with practical exercises, multi-media, sharing of trainer and delegate experiences and focused discussion. The trainers use their extensive project management experience to illustrate and put into context the concepts and techniques, to expand on the PRINCE2® material and ensure you gain a full and rounded understanding. Time is provided for discussion and clarification on, and practice in, exam techniques.

The 5 days are broadly split:

  • Days 1-3: Supported accelerated learning to ensure that each attendee is prepared for the Foundation exam and given practical advice to enable them to make appropriate use of the method in their project. The one hour 75 question multi choice Foundation exam is taken at the end of day 3.
  • Days 4-5: Further preparation, followed by the 2½ hour objective testing Practitioner exam in the afternoon. This is an open book exam, where you will be required to answer 8 questions. You must pass the Foundation exam in order to take the Practitioner exam.

Please note that this is an intensive course which will require both pre-learning and homework elements to be completed to ensure delegates have the best possible chance of passing the exams.

You MUST bring photo ID with you to enable you to take the exam.

It is also recommended that you bring along:

  • A pencil and eraser
  • Pen (blue or black ink) & coloured pens for diagram annotation
  • A ruler
  • Sticky page markers to mark up the manual