Project Management - PRINCE2 Foundation


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Course Description

 

PRINCE2® Foundation online is a learning solution created to meet the demands of our customers. The Foundation elements are taught via our comprehensive e-learning material. This style of delivery saves you and your company time and money.

Our accredited PRINCE2® Online Learning training course provides a quality platform for gaining skills, sharing experiences and learning from other organisations while offering the flexibility as to how and when you learn.

Introduction to PRINCE2®

Introduction to PRINCE2® Principles

  • Continued Business Justification
  • Learn from Experience
  • Defined Roles and Responsibilities
  • Manage by Stages
  • Manage by Exception
  • Focus on Products
  • Tailor to suit the project environment

 

Introduction to PRINCE2® Themes

  • Business Case Theme
  • Organization Theme
  • Quality Theme
  • Plans Theme
  • Risk Theme
  • Change Theme
  • Progress Theme

 

Introduction to PRINCE2® Processes

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

 

PRINCE2® THEMES

 

Business Case Theme

  • Purpose
  • Business Case Defined
  • The PRINCE2® Approach to the Business Case
  • Benefits Review Plan
  • Contents of a Business Case

 

Organization Theme

  • Purpose
  • Organization Defined
  • The PRINCE2® approach to Organization
  • The Project Management Team
  • Communication Management Strategy
  • Working with Stakeholders

 

Quality Theme

  • Purpose
  • Quality Defined
  • Quality Audit Trail (Quality Planning and Quality Control)
  • The PRINCE2® approach to Quality
  • Quality Assurance and Project Assurance

 

Plans Theme

  • Purpose
  • Plan Defined
  • Level of Plans and Types of Plans (Project, Stage, Team and Exception Plan)
  • The PRINCE2® approach to Plans
  • Product Based Planning
  • Steps in Planning

 

Risk Theme

  • Purpose
  • Risk Defined
  • The PRINCE2® approach to Risk
  • Risk Management Strategy
  • Risk Register
  • Risk Management Procedure (Identify, Assess, Plan, Implement and Communicate)
  • Risk Budget

 

Change Theme

  • Purpose
  • Change Defined
  • Issues Defined and Types of Issues
  • The PRINCE2® approach to Change
  • Configuration Management Strategy
  • Configuration Item Records and Product Status Account
  • Configuration Management Procedure
  • Issue and Change Control Procedure
  • Change Budget

 

Progress Theme

  • Purpose
  • Progress Defined
  • Tolerance Table
  • The PRINCE2® approach to Progress
  • Event Driven and Time Driven Controls
  • Raising Exceptions

 

PRINCE2® PROCESSES

 

Starting up a Project

  • Purpose
  • Objective
  • Activities
    • Appoint the Executive and the Project Manager
    • Capture previous lessons
    • Design and appoint the project management team
    • Prepare outline Business Case
    • Select the project approach and assemble the Project Brief
    • Plan the initiation stage

 

Directing a Project

  • Purpose
  • Objective
  • Activities
    • Authorize initiation
    • Authorize the project
    • Authorize a Stage or Exception Plan
    • Give ad hoc directions
    • Authorize project closure

 

Initiating a Project

  • Purpose
  • Objective
  • Activities
    • Prepare Risk Management Strategy,
    • Prepare the Configuration Management Strategy,
    • Prepare the Quality Management Strategy,
    • Prepare the Communications Management Strategy,
    • Set up project controls,
    • Create the Project Plan,
    • Refine the Business Case,
    • Assemble the Project Initiation Documentation

 

Controlling a Stage

  • Purpose
  • Objective
  • Activities
    • Authorize a Work Package
    • Review Work Package status
    • Receive completed Work Packages
    • Review the stage status and report highlights
    • Capture and examine issues and risks
    • Escalate issues and risks
    • Take corrective action

 

Managing Product Delivery

  • Purpose
  • Objective
  • Activities
    • Accept a Work Package
    • Execute a Work Package
    • Deliver a Work Package

 

Managing a Stage Boundary

  • Purpose
  • Objective
  • Activities
    • Plan the Next Stage
    • Update the Project Plan
    • Update the Business Case
    • Report Stage End
    • Produce an Exception Plan

 

Closing a Project Process

  • Purpose
  • Objective
  • Activities
    • Prepare Planned Closure
    • Prepare Premature Closure
    • Handover Products
    • Evaluate the Project
    • Recommend Project Closure.

 

TAILORING PRINCE2® TO THE PROJECT ENVIRONMENT

Benefits

 

The aim of this course is to provide delegates with sufficient knowledge and understanding of the PRINCE2® method to be able to work effectively with, or as a member of, a project management team working within an environment supporting PRINCE2®. The Foundation qualification is also a pre-requisite for the Practitioner qualification.

 

By the end of the course a delegate should understand the structure and key terminology of the method. Specifically the delegate should understand:-

  • The characteristics and context of a project and the benefits of adopting PRINCE2®
  • The purpose of the PRINCE2® roles, management products and themes
  • The PRINCE2® principles
  • The purpose, objectives and context of the PRINCE2® processes.

 

What is included

  • Study guides including Video tutorials: Study as you prefer using PDF files, video tutorials, HTML format or podcasts. Explain the goals, objectives, scope and detailed concepts of PRINCE2® principles, themes and processes & and other syllabus areas of PRINCE2®.
  • Podcasts: Download it and listen to it at your convenience.
  • Interactive Case Study: Professor Bubbleman App to help you apply the concepts learnt in real life scenarios.
  • Glossary: A PDF glossary provided to help you revise quickly.
  • Crossword: Test your knowledge and have some fun doing it.
  • Phone App: Download a very effective phone app to study on your mobile.
  • Chapter Tests and Evaluation Tests: These tests assess the delegate's degree of understanding of the respective chapter content.
  • Sample Papers: To get a feel of the actual PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner exam, take the full length sample papers as part of our online course and assess your responses with the provided answers to the same.
  • Trainer Support: Email support by experienced accredited trainers during the duration of the course and post course.

There are no formal pre-requisites for this course. However, it is anticipated that delegates will possess knowledge of projects or have experience of working in a project environment. This is to ensure that the intensive nature of the course does not cause delegates to struggle through the course.

Exam Guidelines

 

The PRINCE2® Foundation examination is a closed- book 60 minute 75 multiple choice question paper with 5 questions to be trial and not counted in scores. The pass mark is 50% (35 marks required to pass out of 70 available).

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