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PRINCE2 Practitioner

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Duration

2 days

Start Time

9:00 am

End Time

4:30 pm

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What is PRINCE2?

PRINCE2 is a methodology or way of working that provides best practice guidance and structure for project management across all industries. PRINCE itself, is an acroynm for PRojects IN Controlled Environments.

What is PRINCE2? (in 100 seconds)

The PRINCE2 way of working was initially developed by the Office of Government and Commerce in the UK and is the most widely used project management methodology in both the public and private sectors, especially in the UK where it is common place. PRINCE2 also has a strong influence in the Middle East, Europe, and Australia.

PRINCE2 is has two separate tiers, Foundation and Practitioner. The PRINCE2 Foundation training will teach you the common language and terminology used, along with the principles. PRINCE2 Practitioner training is more advanced and goes deeper into the PRINCE2 methodology to really solidify the knowledge of the adopter.

The Importance of Projects

In 2019 Axelos conducted their PPM benchmark study which found that 88% of project managers agreed that the business environment has become more competitive. Organisations are striving to find a competitive advantage wherever they can. To do this, they must change to stay ahead of the competition, survive and thrive.

“Eight out of ten project managers say that project and programme management is becoming a more fundamental aspect of overall business success.”

Project and programme management are crucial to that survival. Projects and programmes are how organisations introduce change and PRINCE2, as the world’s most widely-adopted project management method, helps organisations do just that.

“Project managers are faced with the increasing expectation to deliver greater competitive advantage with reduced budgets, in tougher timeframes.”

You can download the full PPM Benchmark Study from Axelos here.

To see what other PRINCE2 Practitioner training courses KnowledgeAdd have available, please click here.

To find out more information about the Examination Institute PeopleCert for PRINCE2 exams, please click here.

Suitable For:

You will need to provide evidence of holding either the 2009 or 2017 version of the PRINCE2 Foundation qualification ahead of attending this course.

After a short recap of PRINCE2, this Practitioner course addresses how the method might be applied and tailored to a real-life project. You 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 revisited 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

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. Organisation
  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.

  • Starting up a Project
  • Directing a Project
  • Initiating a Project
  • Controlling a Stage
  • Managing Product Delivery
  • Managing a Stage Boundary
  • Closing a Project

Learning Outcomes:

Throughout and following this course, learners can expect to:

  • Demonstrate that you can apply and tailor the PRINCE2 method to a real project.
  • Explain and apply the PRINCE2 principles.
  • Explain the purpose of the seven PRINCE2 themes and describe how they are applied to a project.
  • Describe each step of the PRINCE2 journey, explaining the activities required to guide a project throughout its lifecycle.
  • Create the recommended PRINCE2 management products which include baselines, records and reports.

What to Expect:

All KnowledgeAdd courses are currently run virtually via an online learning platform.

Learners can expect to be part of a safe and relaxed environment when attending our courses. We encourage learners to share their webcams with the group, as this creates a more open and engaging learning experience for many. However, we appreciate that not everyone is comfortable with this, and that is absolutely fine!

Learners attending this course must already hold a copy of the Managing Successful Projects in PRINCE2 manual – which would have been provided as part of the Foundation course. If you wish to attend the Practitioner course and no longer have a copy of the manual, please get in touch and we can arrange to provide a copy for a small fee. It is recommended that learners re-familiarise themselves with the manual prior to attending. In addition, there will be a requirement for two hours of evening self-study on the 1st and 2nd day of the course.

During the course, your trainer will guide you through the relevant content and ensure that everything you need to know in order to pass the exam is covered.

Following completion of the course, you will be issued with an exam voucher which can be redeemed anytime with PeopleCert online, within 12 months.

Exam Details

  • The exam will be computer based and completed online via a compatible device
  • The exam voucher, redeemable with PeopleCert, is included in the price of this course
  • Exam vouchers allow a delegate to book the exam whenever they want, within 12 months
  • The exam itself will last up to 150 minutes and consists of 68 scenario based questions
  • The pass mark is 35 out of 60 (55%)
  • Learners will be allowed to use their PRINCE2 manual during the exam
  • Exam results will be withheld for candidates until the correct prerequisite information is provided to PeopleCert

What is Included:

Along with 2 days of instructor-led training, all learners will also benefit from:

  • An exam voucher to take the PRINCE2 Practitioner exam online with PeopleCert anytime within 12 months
  • A 12 month subscription to MyPRINCE2
  • Up to an hour of one-to-one time with your trainer within 90 days of the course end date

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