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PRINCE2 Foundation

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Name PRINCE2 Foundation
Description The aim of this training is to provide delegates with a fundamental understanding of the PRINCE2® project management method, and help delegates to prepare for the PRINCE2® Foundation examination at the end of this course. The course follows the standard syllabus issued by the PRINCE2® Examinations Board, which focuses on the PRINCE2® framework and how this might be applied pragmatically to real projects. PRINCE2® has established itself as the premier approach to managing projects. PRINCE2® is generic – capable of being applied to any kind of project – scaleable and business-driven. Organisations that have adopted the PRINCE2® have claimed that they have been able to achieve greater customer satisfaction during and at the end of projects, to reduce costs and to realise greater benefit from project deliverables. Pre-Requisites There is no formal requirement for attending this course, although it would be beneficial to the delegates to have some understanding of project management. Delegates will be sent pre-course reading which must be completed prior to attending the course. The standard recommended reading time is 10 hours Objectives At the end of this course delegates will be able to; Understand the need for project management and how PRINCE2® meets that requirement Understand the PRINCE2® process model Prepare project plans using product based planning techniques and undertake risk analysis and management for the project Prepare information for inclusion in a Project Initiation Document Understand techniques for the management of product development, quality control & change control Take the PRINCE2® Foundation examination paper. Target Audience This course would benefit all members in a project team (administrators, coordinators, managers), practising project managers and programme managers. Due to the generic nature of this course, it is also suitable for general managers, staff in a supporting role, and those who wish to gain formal recognition of their skills by taking the PRINCE2® foundation examination. Certification Delegates will take the PRINCE2® Foundation exam at the end of day 3 of this course. Exam fee is included in the list price. Test your Skills - Prince2 Foundation Quiz Download the FREE Focus Guide  - Prince2 Explained
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Overview

The aim of this training is to provide delegates with a fundamental understanding of the PRINCE2® project management method, and help delegates to prepare for the PRINCE2® Foundation examination at the end of this course.

The course follows the 2017 syllabus issued by AXELOS, which focuses on the PRINCE2® framework and how this might be applied pragmatically to real projects. PRINCE2® has established itself as the premier approach to managing projects. PRINCE2® is generic – capable of being applied to any kind of project – tailorable and business-driven. Organisations that have adopted the PRINCE2® have claimed that they have been able to achieve greater customer satisfaction during and at the end of projects, to reduce costs and to realise greater benefit from project deliverables.

Target Audience:

This course would benefit all members in a project team (administrators, coordinators, managers), practising project managers and programme managers. Due to the generic nature of this course, it is also suitable for general managers, staff in a supporting role, and those who wish to gain formal recognition of their skills by taking the PRINCE2® foundation examination.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course delegates will be able to;

Understand the need for project management and how PRINCE2® meets that requirement Understand the PRINCE2® process model Prepare project plans using product based planning techniques and undertake risk analysis and management for the project Prepare information for inclusion in a Project Initiation Document Understand techniques for planning, management of product development, quality control & change control Take the PRINCE2® Foundation examination paper.

Pre-Requisites

There is no formal requirement for attending this course, although it would be beneficial to the delegates to have some understanding of project management.

Delegates will be provided with access to study the pre-course video files before the class starts, please reference the document that is sent with your course confirmation for details on how to access.

This PRINCE2® Foundation Pre-Course Video resource is for use in preparation for the PRINCE2® Foundation Course and those returning for PRINCE2® Practitioner.  Each short video covers a key area within the PRINCE2® method plus information on the PRINCE2® exams.  They are primarily designed to introduce or revise PRINCE2® terminology, concepts and activities to help you get ahead on your PRINCE2® course.

Course Content

PRINCE2®

Background

  • Objectives
  • Benefits
  • Scope
  • Structure

Project organisation

  • Organisational structure
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • The project board
  • The project manager
  • Team manager Project assurance
  • Project support
  • Supplier relationships

Planning

  • Purpose and importance
  • Components and levels of plan
  • Planning techniques
  • Product based planning
  • The steps in planning.

Project control

  • Work package authorisation
  • Stage assessments
  • Establish project & stage tolerance
  • Checkpoints & highlight reports
  • Handling exception situations
  • Project issues
  • Project reporting

Risk management

  • Understanding risk
  • Risk management Procedure
  • The risk register

Quality

  • Understanding quality
  • Quality planning
  • Product descriptions
  • Quality control and quality review

Change Control

  • Change control procedure
  • Authority levels
  • Analysing change

Processes

  • Starting up and Initiating a project
  • Directing a project
  • Managing stage boundaries
  • Controlling a stage
  • Managing product delivery
  • Closing a project

PRINCE2® in practice

  • Tailoring PRINCE2® for different business environments including Agile
  • Scaling PRINCE2® for use with projects of different type and/or size
  • Implementing PRINCE2® in an organisation
  • Project documentation
  • Accredited PRINCE2® training is provided by Global Knowledge Network Training Ltd, accredited by PeopleCert. 

Please note: all classroom-based courses are run on working days only unless otherwise stated.

Virtual Training Centre

Description:

What you need to do before you start your course:

  • Look out for an email from us with a link to how to log into this new Zoom experience

Once logged in you can access the virtual classroom and recordings via the web from your ‘dashboard’ by selecting My Courses > Instructor-led Courses

Additional information:

  • The first time a student launches a Zoom course, they may need to download and run Zoom by using the link provided.
  • The Zoom platform uses fully integrated VoIP Audio solutions, this is the recommended and preferred way of connecting to the audio conversations, if this is unsuitable we will provide alternatives.
  • Students can choose their screen name to be saved for all future courses.
  • Students will automatically be placed on mute when joining the course.
  • Students can use any of the control functions to add chat, share screens, start a separate video, raise hand or mute/unmute.
  • Recordings will be visible 24 hours after the event end date and they will be available for up to 12 months. They are also accessible from My Courses page within their online account.
  • Technical support will be provided throughout the course. More information will be provided in the Joining Instructions before the course starts.

Delegates will be sent pre-course reading which must be completed prior to attending the course. The standard recommended reading time is 10 hours

Delegates will take the PRINCE2® Foundation exam at the end of day 3 of this course.

Exam fee is included in the list price.

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