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PRINCE2 Foundation

Course Details

Name PRINCE2 Foundation
Description
URL
Location:
London - City
Start Date:
Working Days:
Price:
£549.00 +vat
Availability:
Exam:
Residential:
Course ID:
500658

Overview

If you wish to book your PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner events in the same week, please do so using the combined course title. The PRINCE2 Foundation exam will be provisionally marked during the course so you can then continue directly to the Practitioner event.

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.
What's included?
  • Pre-Course Reading
  • Exam Preparation Aid(s)
  • Exam
  • Tutor Support

Course Material

The course may be facilitated using digital courseware. If so, we will provide laptops during the course but you will need a device connected to the internet in order to access your evening homework. Please ensure you bring a device such as a mobile phone, tablet or laptop to be able to load your course material. If you foresee a problem with this then please get in touch with us as soon as possible.

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.
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

London - International House

Description:

Location:

International House
3rd Floor
1 St Katharines Way
London
E1W 1UN

 

Directions:

International House is a premier training centre located close to Tower Bridge, between St Katharine Dock and the Tower of London.


Car parking

The nearest car park is the NCP at Whitechapel High Street.

Rail

  • London Fenchurch Street Rail – 12 minute walk
  • London Cannon Rail – 20 minute walk
  • London Bridge Rail – 25 minute walk 

Tube

  • Tower Gate Way -  8 minute walk 
  • Tower Hill – 10 minute walk
  • Aldgate - 15 minutes walk  
  • Aldgate East – 17 minute walk
  • Monument – 18 minute walk 
  • Bank - 22 minute walk  
  • London Bridge Underground – 25 Minute walk

Buses

Routes 42, 78 and RV1 use the Tower of London stop (TL) on St. Katharine’s Way, just outside International House.

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).

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.

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

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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