Course Introduction

PRINCE2® stands for Projects IN Controlled Environments. It is a process-based approach that gives step by step guidance for managing projects. The framework of PRINCE2® Project Management can be used for any kind of project. PRINCE2® techniques are widely accepted as best project management practices because of its practicality, scalability, and flexibility. 

In PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner course, both the levels are covered. This qualification has two levels:

  • PRINCE2® Foundation – It is the first level of PRINCE2® certification and provides knowledge of PRINCE2® concepts. By undergoing this course, the candidates can act as a member of project management team in their organisation's environment.
  • PRINCE2® Practitioner- This is the second level of PRINCE2® certification. Practitioner level is for the delegates who want to understand in-depth knowledge about PRINCE2® concepts and refine their learning before applying and adapting PRINCE2® in particular projects.

 

  • Gain expertise of PRINCE2® approach

  • Attend training from best training providers

  • The course is delivered by our well qualified and PRINCE2® certified trainers

What's included

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Tutor Support

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Pre Course Material

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Key Learning Points

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Exam(s) included

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Certification

Prerequisites

  • For PRINCE2® Foundation exam there are no prerequisites
  • For PRINCE2® Practitioner exam delegate must already have PRINCE2® Foundation certification
  • Delegates should have experience of team leading, project management and project assistance
  • Some experience in project management is helpful, and there are no formal prerequisites for sitting for PRINCE2® Foundation exam
  • Prior knowledge of PRINCE2® is not necessary however experience of working in project environment will be beneficial
  • For sitting in PRINCE2® Practitioner as well as Foundation examination give proof of having passed any one of the following:
    • PRINCE2 Foundation
    • Project Management Professional (PMP)
    • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
    • IPMA Level A® (Certified Projects Director)
    • IPMA Level B® (Certified Senior Project Manager)
    • IPMA Level C® (Certified Project Manager)
    • IPMA Level D® (Certified Project Management Associate)

What Will You Learn

  • Understand the importance of project management
  • Plan, organise and implement PRINCE2® methods in projects
  • Learn to complete tasks and run projects in a controlled manner
  • Manage risks effectively to decrease their effect on projects
  • Make sure that the delivered project meets the requirements specified and benefits organisation
  • Understand the relationships between roles, principles, themes, techniques and processes of PRINCE2®
  • Learn the ways to apply the learnt principles, processes and themes to any project
  • Prepare well for the Foundation as well as Practitioner exam
  • Learn to tailor PRINCE2® according to needs
  • Understand ways to deliver projects successfully in any sector
  • Understand roles and responsibilities of project manager
  • Learn how to monitor assigned work efficiently
  • Know how to close the project in a proper manner
  • Become a more efficient project manager

Who should take this course

This PRINCE2® Certification Course is ideal for

  • Project Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Managers and Team Leaders
  • Project Office Managers
  • Project Support Staff
  • Quality Managers
  • Project Stakeholders
  • Consultants
  • IT Project Manager
  • Programme Manager
  • Senior Project Manager
  • Software Developers
  • Product Managers
  • Program and Portfolio Managers
  • Business Project Managers
  • Engineering leads
  • Business Analysts

 

Overview

PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner is a course that helps to achieve both PRINCE2® Foundation and PRINCE2® Practitioner certification. It is a five-day course including both exams. This course covers the important topics such as program, portfolio, project, service and change management.

Gaining both the certification enable delegates to make use of available opportunities and grow more in project management field. Our well experienced and highly trained PRINCE2® certified instructors will train delegates thoroughly about general concepts of PRINCE2® and then its practical applications. This PRINCE2® certification is fully accredited by BCS and includes both exams.

EXAM:

For this Maven training’s PRINCE2® Foundation exam, the exam structure is:

  • Format of Exam is multiple choice questions
  • Number of questions is 75 per paper
  • Five questions are given for trial and not counted in final scores.
  • For clearing the exam 35 marks are required out of 70 that is 50%.
  • The time limit is 60 minutes and a closed book.

Maven Training’s PRINCE2® Practitioner exam have the following structure:

  • Exam is Objective testing
  • Per question 8-10 questions are given and each score one mark.
  • For clearing PRINCE2® Practitioner exam, 44 marks or more required out of 80 available that is 55%.
  • Duration of PRINCE2® Practitioner exam is Two and a Half hours that is 150 minutes and no additional reading time is provided.
  • It is an open book exam.

 

Course Content

An Introduction to PRINCE2®

  • Overview of PRINCE2®
  • History and scope
  • Structured project management approach
  • Key elements of PRINCE2®
  • How PRINCE2® elements work together
  • Adapt PRINCE2® for projects of different sizes
  • Good practices of PRINCE2®

Establish Pre-Project Foundation

  • Start project
  • Determine objectives of project
  • Approach for PRINCE2® projects
  • Understand benefits and risks
  • Develop business cases
  • Judge viability and desirability
  • Support decision making
  • Define and develop structure of project
  • Represent stakeholders

Plan and initiate project

  • Planning delivery of project
  • Quality goals
  • Set up project management controls
  • Develop flexible business cases
  • Assemble Project Initiation Documentation (PID)
  • Develop project plan
  • Find the project stages
  • Establish criteria for tolerance
  • Creating monitoring as well as reporting mechanism

PRINCE2® project planning approach

  • Develop planning levels
  • Implement product based planning
  • Create Product Breakdown Structure (PBS)
  • Product Flow Diagram (PFD)
  • Establish descriptions for products

Risk assessment in PRINCE2®

  • Apply risk assessment to decision making
  • Analyze risks
  • Create risk response plans
  • Analyse present risk management

Manage the project

  • Control stage process
  • Assign work
  • Monitor and report progress
  • Deal with issues
  • Take corrective actions
  • Handle day to day management of various stages

Project delivery process

  • Control link between project manager and team manager
  • Accept work packages
  • Execute the work packages
  • Change control and incorporate issues
  • Approach to quality
  • Create and verify product which is fit for purpose
  • Apply configuration management procedures
  • Manage project stage boundaries
  • Inform project board of stage completion
  • Prepare plan for next stage
  • Test to check business case is right

Final stage

  • Close the project
  • Accept project product
  • Achieve PID objectives
  • Method to measure benefits of delivery
  • Evaluate the project
  • Improve future performance

 

PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner Schedules

Course Name Duration Dates Price
PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days London
18-08-2017
£1869
PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days London
21-08-2017
£1829
PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days Manchester
21-08-2017
£1729
PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days Birmingham
21-08-2017
£1895
PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days Leeds
21-08-2017
£1675
PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days Bristol
21-08-2017
£1695
PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days Reading
21-08-2017
£1995
PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days Edinburgh
21-08-2017
£1729
PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days Southampton
21-08-2017
£1995
PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days Aberdeen
21-08-2017
£1815

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