About this Course

Course code QAP2FBVBL

PRINCE2 is one of the world’s most widely used project management methods. Based on best-practice, the method can be applied to any project irrespective of its size, industry sector, geographic location or culture. This course provides a definitive overview of PRINCE2. We cover its four integrated components – the principles, themes, processes and project environment. We also look at management roles required in a PRINCE2 project and what management products must be created to ensure the project is delivered in a coordinated, consistent and transparent manner.

Using elements from QA’s ‘Performance Based Learning’ approach, we help you to not only know PRINCE2, but also apply and tailor it for your projects. The course has been designed by award winning instructional designers to ensure that it provides an interactive and engaging introduction to PRINCE2. Our experienced PRINCE2 experts explain the method through a wide range of exercises, case-study application, learning ‘games’ and practice exam questions.

QA video-based learning and associated exams are active for a period of 12 months after purchase. You are required to sit your exams within this timeframe.

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Exam(s) included

Prerequisites

No prerequisites are necessary, although delegates would benefit from some experience of working in projects prior to taking the PRINCE2 Foundation video based course.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Demonstrate that they understand and can recall the various components of the PRINCE2 method
  • Explain the PRINCE2 principles
  • Explain the purpose of the seven PRINCE2 themes
  • Describe each step of the PRINCE2 journey, listing the activities required to guide a project throughout its lifecycle
  • Identify the recommended PRINCE2 management products which include baselines, records and reports

Course outline

The course focuses on the components of the method and how they help to structure project delivery.

Specific course content will include:

PRINCE2 Overview

The structure of the method and the guide will be introduced before we discuss the context within which a PRINCE2 project operates.

PRINCE2 Principles

The seven PRINCE2 principles provide the framework for managing the project and are built on good practice developed from successful and failed projects.

PRINCE2 Themes

The seven PRINCE2 themes are aspects of the project that must be continually addressed and integrated as the project journeys through its life cycle.

  1. Business Case
  2. Organisation
  3. Quality
  4. Plans
  5. Risk
  6. Change
  7. Progress

PRINCE2 Processes

The seven PRINCE2 processes encompass the chronological activities that are required to direct, manage and deliver the project successfully. The activities include pre-project, initiation and delivery, and end with project closure.

  1. Starting up a Project
  2. Directing a Project
  3. Initiating a Project
  4. Controlling a Stage
  5. Managing Product Delivery
  6. Managing a Stage Boundary
  7. Closing a Project

Examination Details

Duration - 60 minutes

Questions (Objective Test) - 60

Pass mark - 55%

Use of textbook - No

This product includes an online ProctorU examination which allows delegates to undertake exams remotely. Upon request, our exam team will email details of your exam code and instructions on how to book through ProctorU.

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Please note: Candidates are required to give 72 hours' notice when choosing a date and time to book their exam. If scheduling less than 72 hours in advance, a small fee will be incurred. Please contact our exam admin team to book your exam by email exam.admin@qa.com or by phone +44(0)1793 696162.

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Reasonable Adjustments Policy

The exam provider allows additional time for candidates who have a disability or whose native language differs to that of the examination paper. Full details and how to apply can be found here www.qa.com/axelosexams. At least two weeks' notice will be required for processing this request. Delegates failing to advise QA and provide evidence when requested, may not be allowed the additional support offered via the policy. QA Exam Administration can be contacted by email exam.admin@qa.com or by phone +44(0)1793 696162.

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Total price: £480

PRINCE2:2017 Foundation Video Based Learning (inc exam)
Code: QAP2FBVBL

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