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The PRINCE2® Foundation exam aims to measure whether a candidate would be able to act as an informed member of a project management team using the PRINCE2® method within a project environment supporting PRINCE2®. To this end they need to show they understand the principles and terminology of the PRINCE2® method.

 

In the PRINCE2® Foundation exam candidates must be able to…

 

Describe the purpose and major content of all PRINCE2® roles, the eight components, the eight processes and the sub-processes, and the techniques.

State which project management products are input to, and output from the eight processes.

State the main purpose, and key contents, of the major management products.

State the relationships between processes, deliverables, roles and the management dimensions of a project.

Key Features:

 

PRINCE2® official manual included

2-Day interactive instructor-led classroom training

PRINCE2® Expert trainer

Emphasis on business rationalisation

Helps in significant organisation arrangement

Highlighting the division of projects

Methodology adapted on the basis of the end product

Practice of suitable tactics for the pre-eminent consequence of projects.

The purpose of the Foundation level is to confirm that we have sufficient knowledge and understanding of the method to be able to work effectively with the Suitable Trainer.

Who Should Attend?

People seeking a career in project support

Project team members or managers who will work on PRINCE2® projects

Project Office/support roles who will support PRINCE2® projects

No prior experience is necessary

Examination Format:

 

  • Multiple choice questions
  • 60 questions per paper
  • 33 marks required (out of 60 available) to pass: 55%
  • One hour's (60 minutes) duration
  • Closed book.

 

Process Model:

 

Overview of the seven PRINCE2® processes and how they are used throughout the lifecycle of the project:

Starting Up a Project – define the project; create business case; identify customer’s quality expectations

Directing a Project – authorize the project and stage plans; decide how to deal with issues

Initiating a Project – identify the products that will be produced; plan the project; set up controls and files

Controlling a Stage – activities performed by the project manager on a day to day basis to manage a stage/li>

Managing Product Delivery – products are developed and quality is reviewed

Managing Stage Boundaries – create all stage and exception plans

Closing a Project – formal customer sign off; capture outstanding issues for future reference

 


 

The PRINCE2® Practitioner Exam is aiming to measure whether a candidate would be able to apply PRINCE2® to the running and managing of a project within an environment supporting PRINCE2®. To this end they need to exhibit the competence required for the PRINCE2® Foundation qualification, and show that they can apply and tune PRINCE2® to address the needs and problems of a specific project scenario.

In the PRINCE2® Practitioner exam candidates must be able to…

  • Produce detailed explanations of all processes, components and techniques, and worked examples of all PRINCE2® products as they might be applied to address the particular circumstances of a given project scenario.
  • Show they understand the relationships between processes, components, techniques and PRINCE2® products and can apply this understanding.
  • Demonstrate that they understand the reasons behind the processes, components and techniques of PRINCE2®, and that they understand the principles underpinning these elements.
  • Demonstrate their ability to tune PRINCE2® to different project circumstances.

Key Features

  • Emphasis on business rationalization
  • Helps in significant organization
  • Methodology adapted on the basis of the end product
  • ITIL Intermediate SOA Practice Tests and interactive training sessions with case studies
  • Prince 2 Foundation Exam.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
  • Manageable and well-disciplined stages

Who Should Attend?

  • Project Managers
  • General Managers
  • Program Managers
  • Team Managers and support staff
  • Staff who will have a defined role
  • Project Management Consultants

Course Outline:

  • Introduction Benefits of using PRINCE2®
  • Why projects fail
  • Project Lifecycle
  • Process Model

Overview of the 7 PRINCE2® processes and how they are used throughout the lifecycle of the project:

Day 2:

  • Starting Up a Project – define the project; create business case; identify customer’s quality expectations.
  • Directing a Project – authorize the project and stage plans; decide how to deal with issues
  • Initiating a Project – identify the products that will be produced; plan the project; set up controlsand files
  • Controlling a Stage – activities performed by the project manager on a day to day basis tomanage a stage
  • Managing Product Delivery – products are developed and quality is reviewed
  • Managing Stage Boundaries – create all stage and exception plans
  • Closing a Project – formal customer sign off; capture outstanding issues for future reference
 
Examination Format:

 

 

  • Objective testing
  • 68 questions per paper
  • 38 marks or more required to pass (out of 68 available): approximately 55%
  • Two-and-a-half hours’ (150 minutes) duration, no additional reading time
  • Open book exam (official PRINCE2 manual only).

 


 

 For all PRINCE2® certification holders, it is mandated by the PRINCE2® Examination Board to re-register the original certification within 5 years. Failure in Re-registration Examination will force the PRINCE2® Examination Board to withdraw the PRINCE2® certification and registration status. There will be a one-hour examination with the same standards followed by other Practitioner examinations to gain the Re-registration status.

PRINCE2® re-registration certification is made mandatory for the persons who have taken the PRINCE2® practitioner examination after October 2000 as per PRINCE2® Examination Board.

Below are the features that will be included as part of the renewal of PRINCE2® Practitioner certification:

  • PRINCE2® Practitioner resource books
  • Online access to accredited PRINCE2® learning material for a period of 12 months
  • After purchasing the PRINCE2® re-registration exam you can attend a one day workshop which will be included in the exam free.
  • For booking the workshop you need have your candidate number that you got while taking the Practitioner exam
  • Email and phone support will be provided by a tutor during your exam preparation.

Examination Format:

  • 30 Multiple choice questions
  • 3 Question – 10 items per each question. Each item will be given one mark each.
  • Minimum Pass Percentage: 55%
  • Exam duration – 1 hour (60 minutes)
  • Exam Format: Open book – can use official PRINCE2® manual only.