PRINCE2® Foundation Practitioner, 7th Edition – 2023

Course Overview

Whether new to project management or a seasoned professional, the PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner, 7th Edition 2023 course brings to lifethe world’s leading project management methodology, which has been revamped to align with the future of project management profession. The updated version includes modern tools, practices, and technologies to give you an edge in the industry. Our highly engaging 5-day course delves into the five core elements of context, principles, practices, processes, and people to show how the method empowers the project team to decide how to maximise the value of a project in a modern sustainable manner.

What's New in PRINCE2® v7?

Course Prerequisites

No prior qualifications are required for the Foundation part of the course. We all have been ‘accidental project managers’ and our experienced team will work on that to show how this popular method has been put together. The Practitioner part follows on from the Foundation.

Note: Delegates without a Foundation certificate are NOT permitted by the rules to take the Practitioner exam. Please email any queries to our admin team.

PRINCE2® Foundation Practitioner Syllabus

Our comprehensive syllabus covers foundational aspects of PRINCE2® and prepares you for the certification exam:

  • Introduction to Project Management
  • The PRINCE2® Principles and Practices
  • Starting & Initiating a Project
  • Building a Business Case
  • Organizing the Project Team
  • Detailed Project Planning
  • Risk & Quality Management
  • Stage Control & Product Delivery
  • Change & Progress Management
  • Directing & Closing a Project

Learning Outcomes

Comprehensive Knowledge of PRINCE2®
You will have a profound understanding of the PRINCE2® methodology, including its principles, themes, and processes. This knowledge will equip you to manage and direct projects effectively.
Globally Recognized Certification
Gaining the PRINCE2® Foundation certification will amplify your credibility in the project management industry, marking you as a proficient project manager.
Practical Project Management Skills
By studying real-world case studies and performing group exercises, you will gain hands-on experience in managing different project scenarios, providing a practical perspective on theoretical concepts.
Enhanced Communication & Leadership Skills
PRINCE2® emphasizes robust communication and leadership. This course will enhance these critical skills, ensuring project requirements are well-understood and agreed upon, resulting in higher project success rates.
Career Advancement
As PRINCE2® project management skills are in high demand, this certification will significantly enhance your CV, thereby improving your employment prospects and career progression opportunities.


Course Method

Our PRINCE2® Foundation course adopts an interactive and immersive learning approach that leverages a mixture of theoretical instruction and practical activities to ensure a comprehensive and engaging learning experience.

Theoretical Instruction
Our expert instructors will deliver lectures covering the vital concepts, principles, themes, and processes of PRINCE2®. The instructors will use real-world examples to illuminate these principles, making the concepts more relatable and easy to grasp.
Case Study Analysis
This course features numerous case studies drawn from various industries and project scenarios. By analyzing these case studies, you will gain an insight into how PRINCE2® is applied in real-world situations. This not only helps you understand the practical application of the concepts learned but also fosters critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Group Exercises & Interactive Sessions
These sessions will provide you with the opportunity to put the theoretical knowledge into practice. You will participate in group activities involving project scenarios, where you’ll apply PRINCE2® methodologies to manage and solve problems. This collaborative approach promotes peer learning and helps you understand different perspectives and strategies in project management, while at the same time giving you a flavour of the day-to-day activities of a project manager.
Experiential LearnDigital Learning Materials & Pre-Course Working
Prior to the course, we provide pre-course material detailing the expected reading and preliminary work. This is designed to ensure that you come to the course prepared and ready to dive deeper into the content. In addition, we provide access to our online learning environment, complete with supplementary learning resources, to reinforce your understanding and enhance your chances for success.
Exam Preparation & Practice
Throughout the course, we will regularly test your knowledge through quizzes and sample exams. This not only reinforces your understanding but also familiarizes you with the exam format and helps you identify areas that may require further study.
Continuous Feedback & Support
Our instructors offer continuous feedback throughout the course to ensure you’re on track with your learning. They will also be available to answer any queries and provide clarification on any complex topics.

This multi-faceted methodology ensures that you not only understand the PRINCE2® methodology but can also apply it effectively in your project management role.

Target Audience

Public and private sector managers and employees who wish to increase the success rate of their organizations.

Agile team members who are interested in transitioning to a role as a Business Analyst.

Professionals like product owners and managers who want to understand the intricacies of business analysis.

Individuals actively managing projects, either as part of a dedicated project management office or in roles where project management is an integral aspect of day-to-day responsibilities.

Anyone with organizational ambitions who wishes to understand how strategic vision becomes a reality, one project at a time.

PRINCE2® Foundation Practitioner Exam Format

PRINCE2 Foundation Exam

The exam aims to assess your recall and understanding of the PRINCE2® methodology:

Thought Agile will provide you with an exam voucher to schedule and take the exam post-training.

PRINCE2 Practitioner Exam Format

The exam aims to assess your recall and understanding of the PRINCE2® methodology:

Thought Agile will provide you with an exam voucher to schedule and take the exam post-training.

What's Include

Please note that exam re-sit fees are not included in the course price

Benefits For Your Organisation

Adoption of a Globally Recognized Framework
PRINCE2® provides a scalable, process-based method for managing projects. This standardizes and brings consistency to your organization’s project management practices.
Improved Project Outcomes
The PRINCE2® methodology helps ensure that projects are delivered on time, within budget, meet the quality requirements, and enhance the corporate responsibility of your organization. This increases the efficiency of project execution and improves project outcomes and benefits.
Effective Risk Management
PRINCE2® emphasizes risk management throughout the project lifecycle. This allows for proactive identification and management of potential issues, leading to smoother project execution.
Improved Roles & Responsibilities Allocation
PRINCE2® provides clear definitions of roles and responsibilities, ensuring team members understand their tasks. This improves team productivity, accountability, and overall project success.
Increased Stakeholder Satisfaction
PRINCE2® advocates active stakeholder engagement and strong communication. This ensures project expectations are well-managed, leading to higher stakeholder satisfaction.
Compatibility with Other Processes
PRINCE2® works seamlessly with existing corporate processes and can complement other project management methods, providing an integrated approach to project management.
Cost-Effective Approach
Adopting the PRINCE2® framework can reduce the costs associated with project failures and overruns, providing an economical solution for managing projects.