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PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner

Course Details

Name PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner
Description
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Location:
Bristol
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Price:
£969.00 +vat
was £999.00
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Course ID:
362619
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Overview

PRINCE2 is a structured, process-based approach for effective project management, it is easily tailored and scale-able for all types of projects. Used across the UK Government and extensively across public and private sector organisations globally, PRINCE2 is recognised as the UK ‘Best Practice’ model for project management.

Who should take the course?

PRINCE2 is for anyone looking to improve their confidence and knowledge in managing projects successfully within the workplace.

Benefits – individual

PRINCE2 certification will give you the skills to feel confident in managing projects successfully within the workforce. It is a pre-requisite for over 60 per cent of all Project Management jobs advertised in the UK so can significantly increase your chances of employment (Source ILX Group August 2009).

Benefits – organisation

Using PRINCE2 in your projects will give you common systems, procedures and language. It provides you with greater control of resources, and the ability to manage business and project risk more effectively. You will make fewer mistakes, learn from those that you do make, and ultimately save money and effort.

Learning Objectives

The 5 day course will provide delegates with the ability to organise, plan and control projects using the PRINCE2 method. 

The course includes both PRINCE2 Foundation and PRINCE2 Practitioner.

Upon completion you will be able to:

- Implement the PRINCE2 process model in a variety of environments

- Prepare the appropriate level of plans using Product Based Planning

- Undertake risk analysis and management in a project environment

- Apply Change Control and Configuration Management within a project

- Manage and control a project throughout its life-cycle

- Participate as an informed member of a project management team

Successful delegates will become Registered PRINCE2 Practitioners.

Pre-Requisites

No previous knowledge of PRINCE2 is necessary.

It is helpful to have experience of working in a project environment.

Course Content

Introduction
- Projects
- PRINCE2

Seven PRINCE2 Principles
- Continued business justification
- Learn from experience
- Defined roles & responsibilities
- Manage by stages
- Manage by exception
- Focus on products
- Tailor to suit the project environment

Seven PRINCE2 Themes
- Business Case
- Organisation
- Quality
- Plans
- Risk
- Change
- Progress

Seven PRINCE2 Processes
- Starting up a project
- Directing a project
- Initiating a project
- Managing stage boundaries
- Controlling a stage
- Managing product delivery
- Closing a project

Tailoring PRINCE2

PRINCE2 Examinations
- Guidance and revision
- The PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner examinations

Accreditation
The course is fully accredited by Axelos.  It is delivered by an accredited PRINCE2 training organisation.

Bristol - Armada House

Description:

With easy access from Bristol Temple Meads station our unique Learning Centre is spacious, comfortable and inspiring. Armada House provides professional training facilities and Wifi is available throughout the building.

Location:

Armada House
Telephone Avenue
Bristol
BS1 4BQ

 

Directions:

By Train

Bristol Temple Meads train station is only a short distance away. Buses and taxis to the City Centre or Baldwin Street are frequently available, although when weather permits it is a pleasant walk of approximately 20 minutes. The most direct route on foot is to turn right at the end of the station approach, then walk about 50 metres. Just before the roundabout, cross the road using the pedestrian crossing. You will then see a second pedestrian crossing which you should also cross. Turn right. Stay on the pavement and this will take you off at the next exit from the roundabout into Victoria Street. Walk the length of Victoria Street and over Bristol Bridge, which crosses the river. Turn left into Baldwin Street. Continue past the first left turn (Queen Charlotte Street). The next left turn after Queen Charlotte Street is a pedestrianised cobbled street called Telephone Avenue. Armada House is the last building on the right.

Where to park

There are long-term Pay & Display car parks in The Grove and Canon’s Marsh and NCP car parks in Prince Street and in Queen Charlotte Street. Most of the larger hotels in the area have on-site parking or arrangements with car park operators. These are usually charged over and above nightly rates but not always. There are also Park & Ride facilities located at Long Ashton, Brislington and the Portway (Avonmouth).


Up to 15 hours pre-course reading will be required.

Foundation - 1 hour multiple choice closed book exam.

Practitioner - 2.5 hour scenario based multiple choice exam (official manual allowed).

The exams will be based on the 2009 edition of the PRINCE2 manual.

Delegates who pass the Practitioner exam are awarded the qualification of "Registered PRINCE2 Practitioner". The certificate is an internationally recognised qualification in PRINCE2.

Please, note that you will need to bring photo ID for the exam.

The Practitioner exam is on Friday morning.

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