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PRINCE2 Foundation Training

PRINCE2 is universally accepted as a best practice project management method. It is designed to provide a structured approach to managing projects with a view to increasing the likelihood of a successful project outcome. The PRINCE2 method can be used for projects of any size or complexity, and provides guidance through clearly defined principles, themes and processes.

Enrolment validity: Lifetime

About This Course

PRINCE2 (PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a globally recognized project management methodology that is applicable to all types of projects. In this course, you will learn PRINCE2 Foundation 2017 framework. This course will help professionals gain knowledge and understand the techniques to clear the PRINCE2 Foundation certification exam.

Yes, if you are a fresher with less than 2 years of work experience, you should definitely go for the PRINCE2 certification. It will provide you with the training that is required in the field of project management.

There are no prerequisites for the PRINCE2® Foundation Certification exam.

PRINCE2 is widely recognized as a world-class project management methodology. Many customers in the UK and across the globe require that PRINCE2 methods are used in the management of their projects, as it provides a common language and a proven structure for aiding successful project delivery. From an individual perspective, many employers search out candidates that have obtained the PRINCE2 qualification, as it shows them that you have a good understanding of how to successfully manage projects using a globally accepted best practice method. So, it can prove to be an important addition and differentiator on your CV and will give you the confidence to move forwards with the management of your projects!

PRINCE2® is The International Standard Method for Project Management. It is recognised as a world-class international product, and is the standard method for project management, not least because it embodies many years of best practice in project management and provides a flexible and adaptable approach to suit all projects. It is a project management method designed to provide a framework covering the wide variety of disciplines and activities required within a project. PRINCE2®’s formal recognition of responsibilities within a project, together with its focus on what a project is to deliver (the why, when and for whom) provides your organization’s projects with:

  • A common, consistent approach
  • A controlled and organized start, middle and end
  • Regular reviews of progress against plan and against the Business case flexible decision points
  • Assurance that the project continues to have a business justification
  • Flexible decision points
  • Management control of any deviations from the plan
  • The involvement of management and stakeholders at the right time and place during the project
  • Good communication channels between the project, project management and rest of the organization
  • A means of capturing and sharing lessons learned
  • A route to increase the project management skills and competences of the organization’s staff at all levels.

PEOPLECERT on behalf of AXELOS.

Delegates would benefit from a general awareness and knowledge of project management, and experience of managing a project or participating in a project as a team member. Candidates wishing to sit the PRINCE2 Practitioner examination must have previously passed the PRINCE2Foundation examination. These papers can be taken on the same day or different days, but must be taken in order (PRINCE2 Foundation, then PRINCE2 Practitioner). Once the PRINCE2 Foundation examination has been taken and passed, there is no limit placed on the time before taking the PRINCE2 Practitioner examination. Prior learning and achievements of individuals within the project management professional community will be recognised and will allow candidates to proceed directly to the PRINCE2 Practitioner qualification.

Category Exam Information
Certification Family PRINCE2®
Owned by AXELOS
Level Foundation
Re-certification No
Exam duration 60 minutes
Languages 6
Pass mark 33 out of 60
Open book or closed book Closed book
Exam price £236
No. of questions 60
Question Format Multiple-choice
Languages Dutch, English, French, German, Norwegian, and Polish

According to a survey by payscale.com, the average salary of a PRINCE2 certified professional is around USD 90,000 per annum.

Learning Objectives

Learn how to manage projects or to work in a project environment using the most internationally recognized project management method.
Design plans and reports to meet the needs of each level in the project team and Project Board, improving communication and control.
Mitigate perceived problems and issues and focus on the viability of the project throughout.
Evaluate the project portfolio to bring clarity and allow improvements in reviewing projects.
Ensure that team members focus on the viability of the project in relation to its business case objectives – rather than simply seeing the completion of the project as an end in itself.
Promote consistency of project work and the ability to reuse project assets while facilitating staff mobility and reducing the impact of personnel changes/handovers.

Target Audience

  • Project managers
  • Consultants working in a PRINCE2 environment
  • Staff working in designing, developing, and delivering projects
  • Program managers and board members
  • Project assurance
  • Team managers
  • Operational line managers
  • Project support

Curriculum

57 Lessons25h

Overview of the PRINCE2® Methodology

Introduction to Project Management Using PRINCE2®
Benefits of Project Management
Aspects of Project Performance
PRINCE2® Methodology
Benefits of PRINCE2®
Principles
Themes
Processes
Management Stages

PRINCE2® Project Planning and Risk Management

PRINCE2® Project Quality and Control

PRINCE2® Start, Direct, and Initiate Projects

PRINCE2® Control, Manage, and Close Projects

Adopting PRINCE2® for your Project Environment

certificate

12,999.00

Level
Intermediate
Duration 25 hours
Lectures
57 lectures
Language
English

Material Includes

  • 180 days Access
  • Self-Paced Learning
  • Module Tests
  • 3 Real Time Practice Tests
  • Resume support
  • LinkedIn profile optimization
  • Course Completion Certificate