Overview

This video based course provides you with a thorough understanding of the PRINCE2 project management methodology. During the course we introduce the roles, principles, themes and processes that form the structure of PRINCE2. We also explain the various PRINCE2 management products that will help you deliver projects in a coordinated, consistent and transparent manner.

Our PRINCE2 experts will help you understand the benefits of adopting the PRINCE2 methodology. We don't just want you to pass the PRINCE2® exams, we want to make you a great project manager.

Once purchased, the Video Based Learning and associated exams are active for a 12-month period only, you are required to have sat your exams within this timeframe.

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Prerequisites

No prerequisites are necessary for attendance, although delegates would benefit from some experience of working in projects prior to attending the PRINCE2 Foundation course.

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Objectives

  • Define the characteristics and context of a project and the benefits of adopting PRINCE2
  • Explain the terminology that is used within PRINCE2
  • List the key roles and responsibilities that are involved in a PRINCE2 project
  • Define the purpose of the seven principles that characterise a PRINCE2 project
  • Understand the seven PRINCE2 themes that must be continually addressed
  • Explain the purpose, objectives and context of the seven PRINCE2 processes that help structure the activities required to deliver the project successfully
  • Define the purpose of a PRINCE2 management product and list its content
  • Work more effectively within a PRINCE2 environment, either as a team member or in the management of the project
  • Apply and tailor PRINCE2 in a scenario situation.
  • Apply the method to a real project
  • Apply and understand how to tailor PRINCE2 effectively to a project within an organization environment supporting PRINCE2.
  • Be able to create and assess management products
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Outline

The course will cover the following syllabus areas:

PRINCE2 Foundation Overview

Delegates are introduced to the world of projects and project management and to the overall structure of the PRINCE2 method. The benefits of adopting a formal project management method will also be outlined.

PRINCE2 Principles

PRINCE2 operates with a universal set of principles that can be applied to every project. These seven principles provide the framework of good practice upon which PRINCE2 is based.

· Continued business justification

· Learn from Experience

· Defined Roles and Responsibilities

· Manage by stages

· Manage by exception

· Focus on Products

· Tailor to suit the project environment

PRINCE2 Themes

The seven PRINCE2 themes are aspects of the project that must be continually addressed and linked together in order for the project to be delivered effectively.

· Business Case

· Organisation

· Quality

· Plans

· Risk

· Change

· Progress

PRINCE2 Processes

The seven PRINCE2 processes define the activities that are required to direct, manage and deliver the project successfully. The following processes run from pre-project, through initiation and delivery, up to and including project closure.

· Starting up a Project

· Directing a Project

· Initiating a Project

· Controlling a Stage

· Managing Product Delivery

· Managing a Stage Boundary

· Closing a Project

Key Examination Information

· 1 hour long

· Closed book

· 75 multiple-choice questions

· 50% pass mark

Throughout the PRINCE2 Foundation course, delegates will be exposed to numerous examples of examination questions. We will undertake a number of 'question-and-answer' sessions that will help to consolidate the learning, thereby ensuring that delegates are more than adequately prepared for the final examination.

PRINCE2 Practitioner Overview

The course will cover the following syllabus areas:

Overview, Principles and Tailoring PRINCE2 to the Project Environment

· Difference between embedding and tailoring PRINCE2

The 7 PRINCE2 Principles

· Continued Business Justification

· Focus on Products

· Manage-by-Stages

· Manage-by-Exception

· Defined Roles and Responsibilities

· Learn from Experience

· Tailor to Suit the Project Environment

The 7 PRINCE2 Processes

· Starting up a Project

· Initiating a Project

· Directing a Project

· Controlling a Stage

· Managing Product Delivery

· Managing a Stage Boundary

· Closing a Project

The 7 PRINCE2 Themes

· Business Case

· Organization

· Quality (including the PRINCE2 Quality Review Technique)

· Risk

· Change

· Progress

· Plans (including the PRINCE2 Product-Based Planning Technique)

Examination Preparation

· Examination techniques

· Mock Practitioner questions, using official sample exam papers

· Question and answer session

Recommended study time for this video based learning, including any additional reading is approximately 35 hours.

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What's included

  • Exam included
  • Exam preparation aids
  • Dedicated tutor support via email during your course from expert instructors
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