Prince 2 Foundation and Practioner

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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Open Study

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Overview

Fast-track your career with an excellent value bundle course with exam fee's included!

This course will incorporate a variety of different topics giving you invaluable insights into working within the industry. Starting with the Foundation component, you'll be introduced to the factors involved in managing a project such as stakeholder involvement, team structure and product based planning. Progressing onto the Practitioner side, you will then complete your studies learning about the more advanced progresses involved.

A flexible study alternative completed at your own pace with no strict deadlines or timetabling. 
The bookmarking system means you can study in easy steps and pick up wherever you left off- allowing you to fit studying around your work commitments. 
Benefit from added perks such as a FREE NUS extra card and a FREE CV writing service after you have completed your studies. 
From when you enrol, our award-winning tutors will be on hand to offer guidance to help you progress within your study.

Course Content

PRINCE2 FOUNDATION - SESSION 1 - INTRODUCTION


Unit 1: Introduction to PRINCE2


UNIT 2: OVERVIEW AND PRINCIPLES

  • What is a project?

  • Introduction to:

  • Themes

  • Processes

  • Principles

UNIT 3: ORGANISATION

  • Four levels of management

  • Project Management team structure – Project Board

  • Project Management team structure - Project Assurance

  • Project Management team structure – Project Manager

  • Project Management Team

  • Scalability

  • Stakeholders

 


UNIT 4: BUSINESS CASE

  • Business justification and development path

  • Outputs, Outcomes and Benefits

  • Business Case

  • Benefits review plan

  • IP – Detail

UNIT 5: PLANS

  • Three Levels of Plan

  • Project Plan

  • Stage and Team Plans

  • PRINCE2 approach to plans


UNIT 6: PRODUCT BASED PLANNING

  • What is product based planning?

  • Create a simple PBS

  • Create a simple PFD

 

UNIT 7: QUALITY

  • What is quality?

  • Quality Control

  • Quality Assurance

  • Quality Management System and quality planning

  • Quality Audit Trail

  • Quality Review Technique


UNIT 8: RISK

  • Risk Management

  • Risk Management Procedure

  • Risk appetite, tolerance and budget


UNIT 9: PROGRESS

  • Management Stages

  • Technical Stages

  • Tolerance

  • Project Board Controls

UNIT 10: CHANGE

  • Configuration Management

  • Issue and Change Management


UNIT 11: PROCESSES SU AND IP

  • SU-IP overview

  • SU – Detail

UNIT 12: PROCESSES CS AND MP

  • CS/ MP Introduction

  • CS – Monitoring and control

  • CS – Issue Management

 


UNIT 13: PROCESSES DP, SB AND CP

  • Directing a project

  • Managing stage boundaries

  • Closing a project


UNIT 14: EXAM TIPS

  • Exam Objectives

  • Exam Paper

  • Exception Plans

  • Training

 

PRINCE2 PRACTITIONER -


Unit 1: Introduction
Unit 2: Exam Technique and how to use the manual
Unit 3:Processes SU and IP
Unit 4:Processes CS and MP
Unit 5:Processes DP, SB, CP
Unit 6: Business Case
Unit 7: Organisation, team and processes
Unit 8: Quality Theme
Unit 9: Plans Theme
Unit 10: Risk Theme
Unit 11: Change Theme
Unit 12: Progress Theme

Other Information

Assessment

This course is assessed by an online multiple-choice examination for the Foundation level and a 2 hour 30 minute examination for the Practitioner level.

 

The Foundation level exam takes 60 minutes and requires you to answer 60 questions. You will need to answer 33 of the 60 graded questions (55%) correctly to pass the Foundation level exam.

The Practitioner level exam can be taken at home or at work by choosing a remote proctor service, which requires a working webcam and microphone on your computer. The examination consists of 8 objective questions and is open book. Students must gain 38 marks (55%) in order to pass the Practitioner level exam. You will have the opportunity to work on a mock paper to prepare for the examination

Study Method

The PRINCE2 course is an high-quality interactive course including audio and animation features. It includes access to a virtual learning environment where you can find resources, support videos and discussion forums. You will also be able to take mock exam quizzes after each session to ensure your progress. You will also receive a textbook for the Practitioner part of the course.

Full tutor support is provided throughout your course via phone, email and live interactive session

Course Duration

This course will take approximately 25 hours to complete. You can start at any time and work at your own pace from home.

Course Outcomes

The PRINCE2 Practitioner certification is a benchmark of quality. PRINCE2 is widely recognised as the international standard in Project Management.

Completion of PRINCE2 at Foundation and Practitioner level demonstrates to employers that you have taken sufficient training to apply and tailor the PRINCE2 method to a wide range of project management situations, and have a high degree of project management skills.

Prince 2 Foundation and Practioner

Course No:

574