PRINCE2® Foundation

Course Overview

Welcome to the PRINCE2® Foundation, 7th Edition 2023 course! As the world’s leading project management methodology, PRINCE2® has been revamped to align with the future of project management. Released in September 2023, the updated version includes modern tools, practices, and technologies to give you an edge in the industry. Whether a novice project manager or a seasoned professional, our highly engaging 3-day course brings to life the five core elements of PRINCE2®- context, principles, practices, processes, and people management – and shows how these can fit the circumstances of any project.

What's New in PRINCE2® v7?

Prerequisites & Target Audience

No prerequisites are necessary for this course, with the exception of Business Level proficiency in English.

Our course is tailored to business analysts operating or intending to operate in any environment, members of Agile teams aspiring to become business analysts, as well as other professionals seeking to understand business analysis, such as product owners and managers.

PRINCE2® Foundation Syllabus

Our course introduces the foundational concepts behind the PRINCE2® process-based method, preparing students for the certificate exam. We delve into the importance of project management, explore the structure of PRINCE2®, and discuss its principles, themes, processes, and tailoring techniques. Topics include project initiation and planning, risk and quality management, stage control, product delivery, change and progress management, and project closure. The topics covered include:

  • what is project management
  • the PRINCE2® principles and themes
  • starting up a project
  • initiating a project
  • the business case
  • the project organisation
  • project planning
  • risks and quality
  • controlling a stage
  • managing product delivery
  • change and progress
  • directing a project
  • closing a project

Course Methodology

Our course employs a mix of theoretical instruction and practical project management experiences, using case studies and exercises to facilitate dynamic, interactive learning. Pre-course material is provided for approximately 15 hours of required reading before course commencement. Additionally, we offer access to our online learning environment, Blackboard.

What’s Included: Our course fee covers instruction by our world-class trainer, carefully researched courseware, the official digital manual (“Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2® 6th edition”), pre-course study materials, the Foundation Exam, sample exams, and a Certificate of Attendance. Please note, exam re-sit fees are not included.

PRINCE2® Foundation Exam Format

Delegates are invited to sit for an online exam at the end of the course:

Upon successful completion of this course, and the associated exam, participants will be awarded the Prince2 Foundation certificate.

The Value of PRINCE2® Certification

PRINCE2® certification is highly valued across industries globally for its robust project management methodology. The certification can significantly enhance your career prospects by boosting your confidence to manage any project, and potentially improve your salary prospects. PRINCE2®’s relevance extends across both private and public sector companies, and its value is further enhanced when combined with other complementary certifications.

Accreditations

PRINCE2® is accredited by PeopleCert on behalf of AXELOS, and our course is delivered by a Peoplecert Accredited Training Organisation (ATO) for PRINCE2®. The PRINCE2® and Swirl logosTM are trademarks of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

Learning Outcomes