Welcome to the PRINCE2: Foundation 6th Edition course. Whether you are a seasoned Project Manager, have only a few years of project management experience, or are just beginning your career, this course can be a great help for you. Demonstrating best practices in project management—both on the job and through professional certification—is crucial for competing in today's fast-paced and highly technical workplace. In this course, you will apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by PRINCE2. This course will also serve to prepare you for the PRINCE2 Foundation examination.


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Learning Objectives

To help you understand PRINCE2 in respect of its:
Principles, processes, themes, techniques, and roles for successful project management.
Management products that are input and output of the processes.

So that you may:
Attempt the PRINCE2 Foundation exam with confidence.
Begin to apply the method, tailoring it to your project's needs.

  • Overview of PRINCE2

  • Introduction to PRINCE2 Foundation
    What is a Project?
    Principles, Themes, Processes and Products
    PRINCE2 Principles

  • Business Case Theme (BC)

  • Context
    Outputs, Outcomes, (Dis-)Benefits
    Business Case in the Project Lifecycle

  • Organization Theme (OR)

  • Context
    The Project Board
    The Project Manager
    Organization in the Project Lifecycle

  • Starting Up a Project (SU)

  • Context
    Process Overview

  • Directing a Project (DP)

  • Context
    Process Overview

  • Initiating a Project (IP)

  • Context
    Process Overview
    Communication Management Strategy
    Project Initiation Documentation

  • Quality Theme (QU)

  • Context
    Quality Management
    Project Product Description

  • Plans Theme (PL)

  • Context
    Plan Types
    Plans in the Project Lifecycle

  • Risk Theme (RK)

  • Context
    Risk Management Procedure

  • Progress Theme (PG)

  • Context
    Plans in the Project Lifecycle

  • Controlling a Stage (CS)

  • Context
    Process Overview

  • Managing Product Delivery (MP)

  • Context
    Process Overview

  • Managing a Stage Boundary (SB)

  • Context
    Process Overview

  • Change Theme (CH)

  • Context
    Change Control

  • Closing a Project (CP)

  • Context
    Process Overview

  • Examination Preparation

  • PRINCE2 Foundation Exam

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This course is designed for those seeking to achieve the PRINCE2 Foundation certificate,which is an important and valuable qualification,demonstrating increasingly higher levels of competence. This level aims to measure whether a candidate could act as an informed member of a project management team on a project using the PRINCE2 method,within an environment supporting PRINCE2. To this end they need to show they understand the principles and terminology of the method. It is also the starting point of providing a higher-level qualification. This course is governed by the PRINCE2 Examination Syllabus,which details the topics which must be covered by courses accredited to provide training and prepare candidates for the examinations in PRINCE2. You may well be very concerned about the examination(s),but you will get some practice before the real thing.




Familiarity with project management concepts and some working experience with project management are required. Experience with a specific project management software tool is not required. Basic computing skills and some experience using Microsoft Office is desirable but not required. Students must complete pre-work before class. The necessary files can be downloaded from the CHOICE platform Files tab and is saved under the Pre-course Work folder within the data files. During this class, students should have the Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 6th Edition manual available to them. This manual can be purchased from the AXELOS website at https://www.axelos.com/store/.


Length: 3.0 days (24 hours)


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