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PRINCE2 Foundation
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PRINCE2® Foundation online is a learning solution created to meet the demands of our customers. The Foundation elements are taught via our comprehensive e-learning material. This style of delivery saves you and your company time and money.

Our accredited PRINCE2® Online Learning training course provides a quality platform for gaining skills, sharing experiences and learning from other organisations while offering the flexibility as to how and when you learn.

 The aim of this course is to provide delegates with sufficient knowledge and understanding of the PRINCE2® method to be able to work effectively with, or as a member of, a project management team working within an environment supporting PRINCE2®. The Foundation qualification is also a pre-requisite for the Practitioner qualification.

course objectives

By the end of the course a delegate should understand the structure and key terminology of the method. Specifically the delegate should understand:-

    • The characteristics and context of a project and the benefits of adopting PRINCE2®
    • The purpose of the PRINCE2® roles, management products and themes
    • The PRINCE2® principles
    • The purpose, objectives and context of the PRINCE2® processes.
course oUTLINE

Module 1: Introduction to PRINCE2 Principles

  • 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

Module 2: Introduction to PRINCE2 Themes

  • Business Case Theme
  • Organization Theme
  • Quality Theme
  • Plans Theme
  • Risk Theme
  • Change Theme
  • Progress Theme

Module 3: Introduction to PRINCE2 Processes

  • Starting Up a Project
  • Initiating a Project
  • Controlling a Stage
  • Managing Product Delivery
  • Managing a Stage Boundary
  • Closing a Project
  • Directing a Project

Module 4: PRINCE2 Themes

  • Business Case Theme
  • Purpose
  • Business Case Defined
  • The PRINCE2 Approach to the Business Case
  • Benefits Review Plan
  • Contents of a Business Case

Module 5: Organization Theme

  • Purpose
  • Organization Defined
  • The PRINCE2 approach to Organization
  • The Project Management Team
  • Communication Management Strategy
  • Working with Stakeholders

Module 6: Quality Theme

  • Purpose
  • Quality Defined
  • Quality Audit Trail (Quality Planning and Quality Control)
  • The PRINCE2 approach to Quality
  • Quality Assurance and Project Assurance

Module 7: Plans Theme

  • Purpose
  • Plan Defined
  • Level of Plans and Types of Plans (Project, Stage, Team and Exception Plan)
  • The PRINCE2 approach to Plans
  • Product Based Planning
  • Steps in Planning

Module 8: Risk Theme

  • Purpose
  • Risk Defined
  • The PRINCE2 approach to Risk
  • Risk Management Strategy
  • Risk Register
  • Risk Management Procedure (Identify, Assess, Plan, Implement and Communicate)
  • Risk Budget

Module 9: Change

  • Purpose
  • Change Defined
  • Issues Defined and Types of Issues
  • The PRINCE2 approach to Change
  • Configuration Management Strategy
  • Configuration Item Records and Product Status Account
  • Configuration Management Procedure
  • Issue and Change Control Procedure
  • Change Budget

Module 10: Progress

  • Purpose
  • Progress Defined
  • Tolerance Table
  • The PRINCE2 approach to Progress
  • Event Driven and Time Driven Controls
  • Raising Exceptions

PRINCE2 Processes

Module 11: Starting up a Project

  • Purpose
  • Objective
  • Activities
  • Appoint the Executive and the Project Manager
  • Capture previous lessons
  • Design and appoint the project management team
  • Prepare outline Business Case
  • ‘Select the project approach and assemble the Project Brief
  • Plan the initiation stage

Module 12: Directing a Project

  • Purpose
  • Objective
  • Activities
  • Authorize initiation
  • Authorize the project
  • Authorize a Stage or Exception Plan
  • Give ad hoc directions
  • Authorize project closure

Module 13: Initiating  a Project

  • Purpose
  • Objective
  • Activities
  • Prepare Risk Management Strategy,
  • Prepare the Configuration Management Strategy,
  • Prepare the Quality Management Strategy,
  • Prepare the Communications Management Strategy,
  • Set up project controls,
  • Create the Project Plan,
  • Refine the Business Case,
  • Assemble the Project Initiation Documentation.

Module 14: Controlling a Stage

  • Purpose
  • Objective
  • Activities
  • Authorize a Work Package
  • Review Work Package status
  • Receive completed Work Packages
  • Review the stage status’ and ‘report highlights
  • Capture and examine issues and risks
  • Escalate issues and risks
  • Take corrective action

Module 15: Managing Product Delivery

  • Purpose
  • Objective
  • Activities
  • Accept a Work Package
  • Execute a Work Package
  • Deliver a Work Package

Module 16: Managing a Stage Boundary

  • Purpose
  • Objective
  • Activities
  • Plan the Next Stage
  • Update the Project Plan
  • Update the Business Case
  • Report Stage End
  • Produce an Exception Plan

Module 17: Closing a Project Process

  • Purpose
  • Objective
  • Activities
  • Prepare Planned Closure
  • Prepare Premature Closure
  • Handover Products
  • Evaluate the Project
  • Recommend Project Closure.

Tailoring PRINCE2 to the Project Environment

course pre-requisites

There are no formal pre-requisites for this course.  However, it is anticipated that delegates will possess knowledge of projects or have experience of working in a project environment.  This is to ensure that the intensive nature of the course does not cause delegates to struggle through the course.

course EXAM FORMATS

The PRINCE2® Foundation examination is a closed- book 60 minute 75 multiple choice question paper with 5 questions to be trial and not counted in scores. The pass mark is 50% (35 marks required to pass out of 70 available).

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course price

USD 594.00

SELF-BASED LEARNING

COURSE ACCESS DURATION: 180 DAYS

PRICE: USD 594.00

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