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PRINCE2 Foundation

Course Details

Name PRINCE2 Foundation
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Virtual Classroom
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Price:
£499.00 +vat
was £549.00
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Course ID:
415215
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Overview

If you wish to book your PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner events in the same week, please do so using the combined course title. 

If you are only booking the PRINCE2 Foundation course, we recommend you do not book a Practitioner event until you have confirmation that you have successfully passed the Foundation exam; this is a mandatory prerequisite for the Practitioner exam. The marking process for the PRINCE2 Foundation exam can take anywhere between two and six weeks.
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 our ‘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 individual and group exercises, case-study application, learning ‘games’ and practice exam questions.

Course Material

Please ensure you bring a device such as a mobile phone, tablet or laptop to be able to load your course material on to as you may need this for use in the evenings.

Learning Objectives

  •   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

Pre-Requisites

No formal prerequisites exist for this course but delegates would benefit from some experience of working in projects prior to attendance. We recommend that you have access to a personal device for extra curricula work.

Course Content

The course focuses on the components of the method and how they help to structure project delivery. Delegates should note that evening work will be assigned which is not expected to exceed two hours per night.
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.
  •   Principles
  •   The seven PRINCE2 principles provide the framework for managing the project and are built on good practice developed from successful and failed projects.
  •   Themes and Processes
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.   Organization
  3.   Quality
  4.   Plans
  5.   Risk
  6.   Change
  7.   Progress
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

Attend From Anywhere

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How Attend from Anywhere works

Our ‘Attend from Anywhere’ courses allow you to access award-winning classroom training without leaving your home or office. We use WebEx web and video conferencing platform by Cisco. Before you book you should check to ensure you meet the WebEx system requirements and run a test meeting to ensure the software is compatible with your firewall settings (if it doesn’t work you should adjust your settings or contact your IT department about permitting the website).

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  • Up to three weeks before the start of the course we will send you Joining Instructions by email.
  • You should enter ‘My Virtual Account’ to update your address for courseware and book a pre-test with a member of the Virtual Learning Team, who will check everything works.
  • 15 minutes before the course begins you should launch the software, connect your audio and familiarise yourself with the interface and how the virtual interactions work.
  • The course will be split into multiple sessions, with short breaks in between so you can stay focused and refreshed.
  • Throughout the course the learning professional will use an electronic whiteboard, which will transmit all the notes directly to your screen.
  • You can ask the learning professional a question at any time, either by simply speaking aloud through your microphone or by clicking the virtual ‘raise-a-hand’ button on the interface.
  • Towards the end of the course there will be plenty of time for detailed Q&As with the learning professional, just as if you were physically in the classroom.
  • Following the course you will be asked to complete a course evaluation form, which will allow you to give detailed feedback on your experience and help us to make future improvements.
  • For four weeks after the course has finished you will have on-demand access to helpful videos on the subject matter, and we may send you useful emails reminding you of the ‘Key Learning Points’.

Benefits of Attend from Anywhere

Access to experts

Receive full support from our subject-matter experts for the duration of your course.

Convenient

Access your training from home, the office, or anywhere with internet access.

Cost-effective

Save money on training and expenses like transport, hotels, meals and childcare.

Quality

Our technology makes our online courses the same high quality as our classroom training.

Time-efficient

Reduce time out of the office and time spent travelling to and from training centres.

FAQ

What equipment do I need for an Attend from Anywhere course?

You will need an internet-connected computer and a USB headset with an in-built mic to interact with the trainer. Two monitors are recommended; one to stream the video from the classroom and the other to display the interactive interface.

How reliable are Attend from Anywhere courses?

We use leading Cisco technology and our classrooms are specifically optimised to improve sound quality for remote attendees. We also offer a pre-test so you can test everything is working before the course starts.

How are remote attendees made to fell included?

Our trainers are specially trained on how to interact with remote attendees and our technology allows them to take over remote PCs. Our remote labs ensure all participants can take part in hands-on class exercises wherever they are.

What makes Attend from Anywhere courses cost effective?

Our technology makes our Attend from Anywhere courses the same high-quality experience as our classroom training, so we do not price them differently. However, organisations and individuals do make significant financial savings by booking this type of course when associated costs (such as travel, expenses, hotels, food and childcare) are factored in.

How can I take the exam remotely?

You may be able to take your exam via one of our accredited remote live proctors. Where this is not possible you may be issued with an exam voucher or required to attend a classroom in order to take the exam. Please contact us for specific details in relation to your course.

If you are able to take your exam remotely you need to book it before the course begins  and switch on a webcam to enable invigilation and show photo ID (please note that exam slots are subject to availability with the live proctors and may not be available during the week of the exam. Exam slots are booked on a first come first served basis).

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Pre-Course Reading

  • Delegates will be provided with a number of short activities to complete, including access to our interactive video-based learning, that will help you prepare for the course. These activities are expected to take approximately six hours to complete (although you may wish to spend longer to help you prepare more effectively).

Pre-Course Reading System Requirements

Technical requirements for pre-course reading are outlined in the table below.

Sound card

Activated (headphones are required for most content)

RAM

2GB (4GB preferred, depending on the OS)

Screen resolution

1024 x 768

Windows operating system

Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10

Apple operating system

Mac OSX (10.4)

Internet Explorer

9, 10, 11, latest version

Microsoft Edge

Latest version

Safari

Latest version

Firefox

Latest version

Chrome

Latest version

Opera

Latest version

Tested email readers

Outlook 2010, Outlook 2013, Lotus Notes 8.5, Gmail, Outlook 365

HTTPS

Only "Medium and High" ciphers are allowed (HIGH:MEDIUM:!ADH). TLSv1.x protocols are supported.

Popup blocker for your URL

Disabled

Adobe Flash Player (CrossKnowledge Sessions)

9.0.124 or higher

Adobe Flash Player (other content)

10 or higher

PDF plugin

Adobe Acrobat Reader (any version)

Java (for Desktop contents)

JVM 1.5 or higher

Examination Details - Foundation

  • Duration - 60 minutes
  • Questions (OTQ) - 60
  • Pass mark - 55%
  • Use of textbook - No
  • Timing - End of day two

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Proof of identification

If taking an exam, candidates are required to provide Photo ID with a valid signature e.g. driving license, passport or named work ID badges prior to sitting their exam. Failure to produce this ID will result in their exam results being withheld until proof of ID is provided. Please note that if proof is not provided within 40 days, candidate's exam results will be null and void and a re-sit would be required.

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.  At least two weeks' notice will be required for processing this request. Delegates failing to advise us and provide evidence when requested, may not be allowed the additional support offered via the policy. 

 

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