PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner Training with Exams

PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner Training with Exams
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As the world's most practised method for project management, PRINCE2® is a shrewd investment for any business or individual in a project management role. Completely scalable, flexible and practical, this methodology, developed by leading best practice solutions provider Axelos, is applicable to any type of project or organisation. It's also globally transferrable, with over one million certified PRINCE2® professionals practising the method worldwide.

This package includes everything needed to go from complete PRINCE2® beginner to certified Practitioner, including the most up to date courseware and exams for PRINCE2® 2017 at Foundation and Practitioner level.

What Will I Learn?

Core Principles, Themes and Processes make up the PRINCE2® methodology, and understanding these elements will help to optimise and streamline the management of any project. The seven Principles represent the 'why', the seven Themes represent the 'what', and the seven Processes represent the 'how'. Work your way through the PRINCE2® 2017 courseware at Foundation and then Practitioner level and you'll learn how to apply the relevant elements in a practical and tailored way.

Why Choose PRINCE2® 2017?

As the latest PRINCE2® update, PRINCE2® 2017 is the version that project managers are now recommended to follow. It features a stronger focus on the tailoring of PRINCE2®, as well as looking at the link between Themes and Principles in more detail. The practical application of PRINCE2® also plays a bigger part, ensuring that candidates feel confident utilising their PRINCE2® knowledge in every project.

With 88% of certificate-holders stating that PRINCE2® certification has helped them in their career, this package represents a safe investment for businesses, organisations and individuals.

KEY LEARNING POINTS

Foundation Level

  • Learn and understand the PRINCE2® method, including key concepts.
  • Gain a foundation level understanding of the seven PRINCE2® Principles including: continued business justification, learn from experience, defined roles and responsibilities, manage by stages, manage by exception, focus on products, and tailor to suit the product.
  • Continue on to learn how the PRINCE2® Principles underpin the PRINCE2® method.
  • Look at the seven PRINCE2® Themes: business case, organisation, quality, plans, risk, change and progress, and learn how to apply them throughout the project.
  • Progress through a project step-by-step with the seven PRINCE2® Processes: starting a project, directing a project, initiating a project, controlling a stage, managing product delivery, managing stage boundaries, and closing a project.
  • Take the Foundation level exam to prove your understanding and allow progression to Practitioner level certification.

Practitioner Level

  • Move your study and understanding of the PRINCE2® methodology to a more advanced practitioner level.
  • Understand the application of the seven PRINCE2® Principles in context.
  • Learn how to apply and tailor the aspects of the seven PRINCE2® Themes that are relevant to your project.
  • Study the seven PRINCE2® Processes and learn how to apply and tailor them.
  • Take the Practitioner level exam to achieve PRINCE2® certification – candidates must already have passed the Foundation level exam (or hold another applicable certification).

PLEASE NOTE: Exam is valid for 6 months.

ADVANTAGES OF THIS COURSE

  • This great value and convenient courseware and exams package includes all you need to progress to certified Practitioner level of PRINCE2®.
  • Gain certification in the latest PRINCE2® update, PRINCE2® 2017.
  • The first major update since 2009 reinforces PRINCE2®'s unrivalled reputation as best practice in project management.
  • PRINCE2® can be tailored to the needs of each organisation or project environment – and can be used to manage projects of any type and size.
  • Take the Foundation and Practitioner level exams included to achieve PRINCE2® certification.
  • Multiple-choice (Foundation) and objective testing (Practitioner) exams have a 55% pass benchmark.
  • Learn when and where is convenient.
  • Businesses and organisations who wish to streamline, unify and optimise their project management methods should invest in PRINCE2® for staff in relevant roles.
  • PRINCE2® training and certification is an essential addition to the CV of any aspiring project manager.
  • Axelos, the global best practice solutions provider responsible for developing PRINCE2®, also offers an online membership service (payable) – including tools to help pass the PRINCE2® exams.
  • Practitioners holding the current PRINCE2® 2009 certificate should consider updated their qualification to the latest version (although this is not a certification requirement).

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Our PRINCE2® courses are offered in association with SPOCE Project Management Ltd.

Getting Started Module
  • Learning Objectives
  • What is a Project?
  • What is Project Management?
  • Why PRINCE2®?
  • Reasons Why Projects Fail?
  • Addressing Project Failure
  • What is a Programme
  • Projects in Context - Portfolio
  • Module Summary
Introduction to PRINCE2 Module
  • Introduction to PRINCE2®
  • PRINCE2 Background
  • PRINCE2 Structure
  • The Seven Principles
  • The Seven Themes
  • The Seven Processes
  • Process and Themes Integration
  • Process Model
  • Tailoring and Embedding
  • Module Summary
Processes SU and IP
  • SU Process - Activities
  • SU Process - Activities and Outputs
  • SU Process - Task
  • IP Process - Activities
  • IP Process - Activities and Outputs
  • IP Process - Task
  • Module Summary
Processes CS and MP
  • CS & MP Processes - Learning Objectives
  • CS Process - Activities
  • CS Process - Activities and Outputs
  • CS Process - Task
  • MP Process - Activities
  • MP Process - Activities and Outputs
  • MP Process - Task
  • Module Summary
Processes DP SB and CP
  • DP, SB & CP Processes - Learning Objectives
  • DP Process - Activities
  • DP Process - Activities and Outputs
  • DP Process - Task
  • SB Process - Activities
  • SB Process - Activities and Outputs
  • SB Process - Task
  • CP Process - Activities
  • CP Process - Activities & Outputs
  • CP Process - Task
  • Process / Timeline Relationship
  • Module Summary
Organization Theme
  • Organization Theme - Learning Objectives
  • Organization Theme and the Principles
  • The Four Levels of Management
  • The Project Management Team
  • Project Board
  • User and Supplier Groups
  • Project Assurance
  • Change Authority and Change Budget
  • Project Manager
  • Team Manager
  • Project Support
  • Tailoring Organization
  • Module Summary
Business Case Theme
  • Business Case Theme - Learning Objectives
  • Business Case Theme and the Principles
  • Definition: Output, Outcome, Benefit and Dis-benefit
  • Types of Business Case
  • Tailoring Project and Programme Business Cases
  • Business Case Development Path and Benefits Management Approach
  • Benefits Management Approach
  • Tailoring Business Case
  • Module Summary
Risk Theme
  • Learning Objectives
  • Risk Theme and the Principles
  • Threats and Opportunities
  • Risk Management Approach
  • Risk Register
  • Risk Management Procedure Technique
  • Risk Response Types
  • Risk Budget
  • Tailoring Risk
  • Module Summary
Plans Theme
  • Plans Theme - Learning Objectives
  • Plans Theme and the Principles
  • Plans Defined
  • Plan Purpose and the 3 Levels of Plan
  • PRINCE2 Approach to Product-Based Planning
  • Management Stages VS Delivery Steps
  • Defining & Anlyzing the Products
  • Product Breakdown Structure
  • Product Description
  • Example Product Flow Diagram
  • Identifying Activities & Dependencies
  • Preparing Estimates
  • Preparing A Schedule
  • Resourcing the Plan
  • Analyze Risks to the Plan
  • Documenting a Plan
  • MoSCoW Prioritization Technique
  • Tailoring Plans
  • Module Summary
Quality Theme
  • Quality Theme - Learning Objectives
  • Quality Theme and the Principles
  • Quality Defined
  • Project Assurance VS Quality Assurance
  • PRINCE2 Approach to Quality
  • The Quality Audit Trail
  • Customer Quality Expectations, Acceptance Criteria and the Project Product Description
  • Quality Management Approach
  • Product Description
  • Quality Responsibilities
  • Quality Register
  • Quality Control - Quality Methods
  • Quality Review Technique
  • Quality Review Team Roles
  • Quality Review Technique
  • Tailoring Quality
  • Module Summary
Change Theme
  • Change Theme - Learning Objectives
  • Change Theme and the Principles
  • Management Products and Baselines
  • Why Manage Change?
  • Change Control Approach
  • Types of Issue
  • Issue and Change Control
  • Change Authority and Change Budget
  • Issue and Change Control Procedure Technique
  • Issue Register and Issue Report
  • Configuration or Asset Management
  • Tailoring Change
  • Module Summary
Progress Theme
  • Progress Theme - Learning Objectives
  • Progress Theme and the Principles
  • Delegating Authority via Tolerance
  • Project Controls
  • Decision Points for Progress Control
  • Control Types and Baselines
  • Workpackage - Baseline for Control
  • Management Products for Reporting
  • Checkpoint Report
  • Highlight Report
  • Exception Report
  • Raising Exceptions
  • Tailoring Progress
  • Module Summary
Exam Preparation
  • Examination Approaches - Learning Objectives
  • Foundation Examination
  • Foundation Examination - Types of Questions
  • Practitioner Examination Format
  • How to Approach the Examination
  • Learning Summary
Course Code
EC113210
Type
Online Course with Exam
Course Access
6 Months
Exams Included
Yes
Processor
1 gigahertz (GHz)
RAM
1 GB
Operating Systems
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 10
Mac OS
Browsers
Internet Explorer 8 or above
Google Chrome
Safari 6 or above
Mozilla Firefox
Devices Required
Web camera
Microphone
Speakers
Windows, Mac