Course PRINCE2® —Five day—Instructor-led
This course prepares participants for the PRINCE2® Foundation and 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 foundation examination will be taken mid week and the final day of the course will include the Practitioners examination.
Some pre-workshop study is expected of the candidates prior to attend the course.
Who will benefit?
The benefits of using structured methods for Project
Management have long been recognised, especially
in the systems development arena. Now other areas
of businesses are realising that a more disciplined
approach can help ensure that projects add value
to the business as planned.
If you require training in a structured project
management, and particularly PRINCE2®, to Practitioner
level this is the course for you. You might be managing
a project, or preparing to do so or managing those
who are PRINCE2® Practitioners.
Alternatively you may be required to play a role
in a project conducted in accordance with PRINCE2®,
and wish to do so fully and responsibly.
You will be able to:
• Explain how the PRINCE2® process model fits together
• Explain the context and main function of each process
• Explain the main ideas underlying each component
• Explain the uses of each component
• Use the techniques described in PRINCE2®
• You will be encouraged and assisted to recognise,
understand and adopt the proven good project management
practice embodied in PRINCE2®.
• A major ingredient of the course is enabling you
to understand PRINCE2® in order to take, and hopefully
pass, your Practitioner examination. However, we
will also help to see how you can deploy PRINCE2® in your project for its benefit.
Project Management experience and/or experience working in project teams. Some pre-read manterial is provided prior ro the event, which is expected to be fully read before attending the course.
The examination scheme is administered
by the Association for Project Management Group Ltd.
consist of the Foundation examination, which is a
one-hour, 75 questions, multi-choice paper and the
Practitioners examination, which consists of three
questions, based on a case study, lasting for three
Introduction to PRINCE2®
The background, objectives, benefits, scope and structure
of the method.
Organisational structure, roles and responsibilities,
the project management team including the project
board, project and team management. The roles of
project assurance and project support, handling
relationships with suppliers, programme
management and the relationships with projects.
Purpose and importance of the planning components,
types of plan, product identification and specification,
determining stages, planning techniques, product
based planning, the steps in planning.
Work package authorisation, stage assessments, establishing
project and stage tolerance, checkpoints, highlight
reports, handling exception situations,
project issues, project reporting.
Types of business and project risk, risk analysis
and management, the risk log.
Ensuring quality, quality planning,
relationship with ISO9000, product descriptions,
quality control, quality review.
Change control and Configuration Management
Change control steps, authority levels.
Analysing the impact, configuration management.
Starting up a project, directing a project,
initiating a project, managing stage boundaries,
controlling a stage, managing product delivery, closing
a project, and planning.
Tailoring PRINCE2® for different business environments,
scaling PRINCE2® for use with projects of different
type and/or size, implementing PRINCE2®, project
documentation and filing.
PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited