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PRINCE2 Foundation (inc exam) (PPMP2F)

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Detailed Course Outline

PRINCE2 Philosophy

  • What PRINCE2 is and what it is not
  • PRINCE2 links with other project/programme management standards.
  • How it enhances the possibilities of Project Success.
  • Overview of Tailoring PRINCE2

The Structure of PRINCE2

  • Relationship between the PRINCE2 Processes, Activities and Themes.
  • High level PRINCE2 Process map

The 7 PRINCE2 Principles

  • Continued Business Justification / Focus on Products
  • Manage-by-Stages / Manage-by-Exception
  • Defined Roles and Responsibilities / Learn from Experience
  • Tailor to Suit the Project Environment

The 7 PRINCE2 Processes

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

The 7 PRINCE2 Themes

  • Business Case / Organization
  • Quality (including the PRINCE2 Quality Review Technique)
  • Risk / Change / Progress
  • Plans (including the PRINCE2 Product-Based Planning Technique)

Examination Preparation

In preparation for your PRINCE2 Foundation exam, you will undertake:

  • An explanation of mechanics of the Foundation exam
  • Examination techniques
  • Mock Foundation questions, using official sample exam papers
  • Question and answer session
  • Revision of major topics

Acreditations and exams

You must bring photographic identification on exam days (passport, driving license or student card) as it is an examination requirement to produce it for the invigilator prior to the exam. Failure to produce a valid form of photographic identification may result in a candidate not being able to sit the exams. For any questions about what form of identification is acceptable, please contact your Account Manager

You will sit the PRINCE2 Foundation examination in the late afternoon of the second day of the course.

The PRINCE2 Foundation exam consists of:

  • 75 multiple choice questions (5 questions will be trial questions and not marked)
  • 1 hour / Closed-book
  • Candidates require a minimum of 35 correct answers (50%) to pass.

You must also be familiar with the APMG-International Terms and Conditions of Certification which can be found here on the APMG-International website. http://www.apmg-international.com/en/qualifications/prince2/prince2.aspx


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