PRINCE2™ is a Trade Mark of the Office of Government Commerce. PRINCE2™ stands for PRojects IN Controlled Environment.
This course teaches a basic knowledge and understanding of Project Management and project-based work, according to the PRINCE2™ methodology.
Delegates will be able to contribute more effectively as a member of a Project Team.
Anyone who wishes to demonstrate a recognized level of competence in project management and in the PRINCE2™ method in particular. Anyone required playing a role in a project conducted in accordance with the PRINCE2™ method.
Upon completion of this course the delegates will have:
• A basic knowledge and understanding of project management and project-based work
• Identified the difference between a project and a process
• Been introduced to the components, processes and techniques of PRINCE2™ and the
relationships that bind them together
• Maximize your potential by contributing to Projects in an effective way
• Improve the success rate of Projects through completing on time and meeting defined
• Candidates who are successful in the examination will attain the industry recognized
Foundation certificate in Project Management – a measure of their capability and
The course is based on the Office of Government Commerce (OGC) PRINCE2™ method.
The course has a significant aspect of syndicate work in a case study environment, to give a sound understanding of project based work according to PRINCE2™.
The course also prepares the candidate for the examination, which leads to the Foundation Certificate in Project Management, administered by the APM Group.
Comprehensive course documentation is provided, including a copy of PinkRoccade’s Little PRINCE2™ guide to project management for small and medium sized projects.
Course Programme - Introduction to Project Management
• Identify what project management is all about
• The importance it plays in assisting organizations in meeting their business goals
• Differences between project and process work
• Contributory factors to project success
Introduction to PRINCE2 Method
• Introduction to PRINCE2™ – history, plus the unique selling points
• Components, processes and techniques of PRINCE2™ method
• Tailoring to all sizes and complexities of projects
• Identifies what needs to be considered when determining the validity and feasibility of the
project in realizing business benefits
• Creating the Project Brief from the Project Mandate
Roles & Responsibilities of the Project Board
• Represents the management layer above the Project Manager
• What needs to be done throughout the project lifecycle to ensure conformity to process and
delivery of identified business goals and benefits
• The importance of identifying what the project is attempting to achieve and why it is
important to the business
• Definition of roles and responsibilities
• Creating a solid foundation for the project
• Production of the Project Initiation Document
• Identifies the crucial importance of planning
• The necessity of planning at the appropriate level
• The requirements of high level plus detailed planning is also addressed
• Product-based planning technique
Controlling a Stage
• Review the issues and exceptions that can arise during the various stages of a project
• Identifies how progress and the output of each stage should be controlled and managed
Managing Product Delivery
• Focuses on the activity of product creation by the project team
• Ensures that the team are delivering exactly what is required
Managing Stage Boundaries
• Provides the information to the Project Board to allow them to assess the continuing
viability of the Project
• Examines the activities involved with wrapping everything up at the end of the project and
disbanding the project team
• Addresses the need to review all activities so that lessons can be learned from the ‘good’
as well as the ‘not-so good’ experiences
Example examination questions with opportunities to discuss and review the answers will be presented throughout the course.
Foundation in Project Management Examination
• Duration: 60 minutes
• Examination Format: 75 questions, multiple choice answers, closed book
• To pass: a score of 65% or more
• Result will be known at the end of the course