PRINCE2®

PRINCE2®

PRINCE is an acronym derived from Projects IN Controlled Environments. It covers the management, control and organisation of a project. PRINCE2®  refers to major method applied and is a registered trademark of the Office of Government Commerce (OGC), an independent office of HM Treasury of the United Kingdom. The PRINCE2® project management methodology is the de-facto standard for project management in the UK and is practiced worldwide.

PRINCE2® 2017

PRINCE is an acronym derived from Projects IN Controlled Environments. It covers the management, control and organisation of a project. PRINCE2® refers to major method applied and is a registered trademark of the Office of Government Commerce (OGC), an independent office of HM Treasury of the United Kingdom. The PRINCE2® project management methodology is the de-facto standard for project management in the UK and is practiced worldwide.

What is PRINCE2® ?

PRINCE is an acronym derived from Projects IN Controlled Environments. It covers the management, control and organisation of a project. PRINCE2® refers to major method applied and is a registered trademark of the Office of Government Commerce (OGC), an independent office of HM Treasury of the United Kingdom. The PRINCE2® project management methodology is the de-facto standard for project management in the UK and is practiced worldwide.

The updated 2017 guidance, its first since 2009, places a strong emphasis on the scalability and flexibility of the method and on how best to tailor it to the complexity and specific requirements of a project.

Key updates

  • Increased emphasis on tailoring PRINCE2 to the needs of organizations and a varied range of project environments
  • Demonstrates a greater link between the PRINCE2 themes and principles
  • Restructuring of the ‘Themes’ chapters to accommodate typical examples of tailoring
  • Provides increased guidance on the practical application of the PRINCE2 method, with numerous examples, hint and tips
  • Improvements to the structure and format have been made throughout the manual to en-sure it is easier to navigate and use
  • The updated guidance and exams has been developed through a collaborative approach involving over 100 members of the broader development team, including practitioners, trainers and consultants
  • PRINCE2’s familiar structure of seven principles, themes and processes have remained constant.

The new 2017 edition publication is the manual from which the syllabus and the examinations are set and supports the new updated PRINCE2 qualification for both Foundation and Practitioner examinations.

Foundation and Practitioner 5 days course (including examinations)

Following confirmation of booking we will send the Pre-Course work to the delegate. This work consists of reading 3 chapters of the PRINCE2® manual, Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2® (PRINCE2® courses materials are based on the 2017 edition of, Managing Successful Projects using PRINCE2®, and include examinations based on this manual

PRINCE2® Foundation

A one hour 60 question multiple choice examination with a pass mark of 33 out of 60 (55%). Success in this examination indicates that the candidate would be able to act as an informed member of a project management team using the PRINCE2®

PRINCE2® Practitioner

A two and a half hour, 75 question Objective Test Examination with a pass mark of 43 out of 75 (55%). Examination completion indicates that the candidate could apply PRINCE2 to the running and managing of a non-complex project within an environment supporting PRINCE2. This is the top level of PRINCE2® qualification. PRINCE2® Practitioner status should be Re-Registered every 3 years via the PRINCE2® Re-Registration examination or by becoming an Axelos member and obtaining 20 CPD points per year (see Axelos website for more information).

Course Structure

PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner 5 day course follows a two part structure. The first 3 days of the course involve learning the PRINCE2 syllabus, familiarization with the content of the PRINCE2® manual and preparing for the Foundation examination. Following successful completion of the Foundation examination, delegates will start preparing for the PRINCE2® Practitioner examination, sitting this examination on the final day of the course.

Content

PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner 5 day course covers the following topics:

  • Principles of PRINCE2®
  • Business Case Theme
  • Organisation Theme
  • Quality Theme
  • Plans Theme
  • Risk Theme
  • Change Theme
  • Progress Theme
  • Starting up a Project Process
  • Directing a Project Process
  • Initiating a Project Process
  • Controlling a Stage Process
  • Managing Product Delivery Process
  • Managing a Stage Boundary Process
  • Closing a Project Process
  • Tailoring PRINCE2® to the project environment

What is included ?

  • Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2® 2017 course manual
  • Courseware Book
  • Pre-Course Material
  • Sample exam papers 2 x Foundation, 2 x Practitioner
  • PRINCE2® 2017 exams
  • Certificates
  • Experienced Instructor

*PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of the Cabinet Office

*The Swirl logo® is a trade mark of the Cabinet Office

Training venue

Our training venues are chosen for comfort and accessibility.  We deliver training throughout the UK and Europe and source venues to ensure that the training rooms are well equipped and comfortable for the number of delegates attending the course in terms of size, lighting, seating and desk space and facilities. We ensure the venues are easily accessible to transport links.  Specific training venues for each course will be stated on our course dates & booking page giving maps and transport links.

Enquire about this course:

13 + 7 =

X