PRINCE2 (PRojects IN Controlled Environments) Foundation Level

Course Information

  • Course Code: EC210
  • Duration: 21 hours
  • Price: £840.00
  • Times: 09:00-17:00
  • Delivery Type: PT

Start Dates

  • Monday, 04 November 2019
  • Monday, 23 March 2020

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Overview

PRINCE2® is the standard method for project management, and recognised as such world-wide. It provides a flexible, adaptable approach for organising, managing and controlling projects.

PRINCE2 (PRojects IN Controlled Environments), is a widely used project management method that navigates you through all the essentials for running a successful project.  The principles of the PRINCE2 method and associated training can be used for all types of project.   PRINCE2 is based on Cabinet Office best practice and is aligned to P3O®, MSP®, and M_o_R®.

 

Target Audience:  Project Managers, Programme Managers, Project Support Teams and all those working in a project environment.

What will I study?

To undertake the Practitioner element of the course, students should have completed the Foundation course/exam

 

Learning Approach

The Courses are a mixture of input sessions and examination-based practical work, with feedback from the Tutor.

Activities include:

  • Buzz Groups
  • Case Study and Exercises
  • Practice examinations

 

FOUNDATION SPECIFIC:

  • PRINCE2 Foundation Objectives
  • Understand the characteristics and context of a project
  • Understand the benefits of adopting PRINCE2
  • State the purpose of the PRINCE2 roles, management products and themes
  • Describe the PRINCE2 principles
  • Know the purpose, objective and context of the PRINCE2 processes

 

OPTION 1 – NOVEMBER – FULL WEEK

PRINCE2 Foundation Qualification – 3 days

  • Monday 19th, Tuesday 20th & Wednesday 21st November 2018
  • The course will begin at 9.00am and end at 5.00pm
  • There will be a lunch break (lunch provided) and further short breaks in the morning and afternoon
  • Exam on Wednesday 21st November

 

OPTION 2 –MARCH 2018 – SPLIT WEEK

PRINCE2 Foundation Qualification – 3 days

  • Monday 4th, Tuesday 5th, Wednesday 6th March 2018
  • The course will begin at 9.00am and end at 5.00pm
  • There will be a lunch break (lunch provided) and further short breaks in the morning and afternoon
  • Exam on Wednesday 6th March 2018

 

Please confirm whether you require the November or March dates when booking.

 

Delegates have the option to attend Foundation or Practitioner only if they wish to do so.

 

 

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites for the Foundation course.

 

 

Course Preparation before attending:

All delegates will receive the following:  A login to the Novare Consulting PRINCE2 E-Learning Module: Learn_P2 (http://novareconsulting.learnercentral.com.  (3 – 4 hours))

 

The manual:  PRINCE2 Delegate Preparation:  The Manual “Managing Successful Project with PRINCE2” (2 - 4 hours)

 

Chapter & Topic                                                                    

1.  Introduction                                                      

2.  Project Management with PRINCE2       

3.  Principles                                                            

 

Homework

  • Delegates should:
  • Allow at least 6-8 hours to prepare for the course
  • Expect about 2 hours of homework every evening

 

 

 

 

How will I be assessed?

Examinations:

PRINCE2 Foundation Exam

  • One hour, closed book exam set by the APMG
  • 70 examination multiple choice questions plus 5 trial questions
  • 50% pass mark (35 correct answers out of the 70 examination questions)
  • The exam papers are marked the same day by the trainer
  • Unsuccessful delegates will be able to re-sit the exam on the same day

 

Evidence of Identity:   When attending the exam, delegates must present an official form of photographic identification (i.e. Passport, driving licence).  Delegates will not be eligible to sit the exam without this identification

 

 

 

 

PRINCE2® is a Registered Trade Marks of Axelos

What can I do next?

Attend our PRINCE2 Practitioner Course

For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk

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