About this course

Course type Performance
Course code PBPP2OV
Duration 1 Day

This one-day course provides a comprehensive introduction to the PRINCE2 method. It is driven by the creation of a lifecycle diagram, and high level process-map, covering the PRINCE2 method. The course will use the lifecycle and process-map to help identify the main components of the method. Delegates and the instructor can then discuss how the method could be applied to their particular environments.

Target Audience:


This course is suitable for anyone who requires a high level view of the PRINCE2 method, an appreciation of the steps involved and how it can be applied to any project. Typically delegates may be drawn from the user community, management or project sponsors, project support office personnel, and potential PRINCE2 practitioners.

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the rationale and structure of PRINCE2 and the principles which underpin
  • Understand the PRINCE2 process model
  • Understand the PRINCE2 themes
  • Appreciate the opportunities to tailor the method to specific organizational/project requirements
  • Understand the benefits that can accrue from the implementation of a structured project management method such as PRINCE2

Outline

The PRINCE2 overview course takes delegates through a project lifecycle using the method, and discusses how to ensure a practical approach is taken when applying the method.

The course will cover the following syllabus areas:

PRINCE2 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

Throughout the PRINCE2 Overview course, delegates are able to discuss real world, practical, examples in applying the PRINCE2 method.

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Performance

1 Day

Duration
PRINCE2®
Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom

Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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