PRINCE 2 Foundation and Practitioner

Course Overview:

This course prepares participants for the PRINCE2 Foundation or Practitioners examination.  Attention will be given to practical participation in a case study encompassing the most essential elements of a PRINCE2 project.  Participants will explore the relationship between the Business Case and the Project and develop specific PRINCE2 products during the course.

The final day of the course will include the Foundation or Practitioners examination.  Some pre-workshop study is expected of the candidates prior to attending the course.  The course is accredited through OGC (formerly CCTA).

Course Objectives:

Following the completion of the course participants will be able to:

  • Describe and apply all facets of the project processes, components and techniques in accordance with the PRINCE2 method
  • Set up and manage complex projects
  • Identify and control risks
  • Monitor the objectives of a project and the essential adjustments needed to respond to changes in the environment

Course Content:

The following subjects will be covered during the course:

  • Relationship between the Business Case, Programmes and the Project
  • PRINCE2 Processes – Starting up a Project, Initiating a Project, Directing a Project, Controlling a Stage, Managing Stage Boundaries, Closing a Project and Planning
  • PRINCE2 Components – Organisation, Controls, Business Case, Quality, Risk, Configuration Management, Change Control and Plans
  • PRINCE2 Techniques – Product based planning, Quality Review and Change Control Approach
  • Examination techniques

Prerequisites:

Project Management experience and experience working in project teams.  Some pre-read material is provided prior to the event, which is expected to be fully read and studied before attending the course.  The Foundation exam must have been passed if attending the final two days of the course.

Duration:

Foundation Course – 3 days

Practitioner Course – 5 days

Conversion Course – 3 days

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