PRINCE2® (6th edition) Foundation

PRINCE2® (6th edition) Foundation
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What is the PRINCE2 (6th Edition) Foundation Online Course?

PRINCE2 is a project management methodology, which goals are to split projects into manageable, controllable sections. This online qualification is for the PRINCE2 Foundation level, which you will complete online and in the comfort of your own home, office or anywhere you have internet connection.

You will learn the seven core principles, themes and processes which make up the PRINCE2 concepts and methodology.

The PRINCE2 6th Edition is the latest version by AXELOS and is the global standard for managing projects. 

What are the benefits of studying the PRINCE2 6th Edition qualification?

Whether you’re considering PRINCE2 for yourself to increase your career opportunities, or as a business looking to improve the way your projects are managed, PRINCE2 6th Edition will benefit you.

Some of the key benefits of having PRINCE2 qualifications include:

  •  Globally recognised
  •  Improved career prospects and employability
  •  Boosts your confidence and skills
  •  Covers the management, control and organisation of any project
  •  Ensures everyone in a team uses a common language 
  •  Helps all parties involved clearly understand their roles and responsibilities

Who is this course suitable for?

There are no prerequisites to enrol onto the PRINCE2 Foundation qualification, however, it would be advantageous for you to have a basic understanding of project management in general.

What will I learn on the PRINCE2 Foundation level qualification?

The PRINCE2 Foundation qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge to understand the PRINCE2 processes, principles, roles, themes, techniques and products. 

  •  Learn the key concepts relating to projects in general and PRINCE2
  •  Discover how PRINCE2 principles underpin the PRINCE2 method
  •  Understand key PRINCE2 themes and how they are applied at different stages of a project
  •  Learn the PRINCE2 processes and how they are carried out during a project

Exam Details

  •  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. 

Why choose us?

  •  We have dovetailed our eLearning course materials with the official PRINCE2 manual, making it the best course for PRINCE2 on the market!
  •  The eLearning course includes page numbers throughout, so you can reference the official manual easily
  •  We have trained over 555,000 delegates
  •  Study at your own pace, where and when it suits you
  •  We offer Interest-Free Payment Plans
  •  Exceptional Pass Rates

Career Opportunities

Once you have completed your PRINCE2 Foundation qualification, you will have the confidence to work in the following roles: 

  •  Project Administrator - £23k
  •  Project Analyst - £26.5k
  •  Project Support - £29.5k
  •  Junior Project Manager - £31.5k

Source – CW Jobs

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Getting Started Module
  • Learning Objectives
  • What is a Project?
  • What is Project Management?
  • Why PRINCE2®?
  • Reasons Why Projects Fail?
  • Addressing Project Failure
  • What is a Programme
  • Projects in Context - Portfolio
  • Module Summary
Introduction to PRINCE2 Module
  • Introduction to PRINCE2®
  • PRINCE2 Background
  • PRINCE2 Structure
  • The Seven Principles
  • The Seven Themes
  • The Seven Processes
  • Process and Themes Integration
  • Process Model
  • Tailoring and Embedding
  • Module Summary
Processes SU and IP
  • SU Process - Activities
  • SU Process - Activities and Outputs
  • SU Process - Task
  • IP Process - Activities
  • IP Process - Activities and Outputs
  • IP Process - Task
  • Module Summary
Processes CS and MP
  • CS & MP Processes - Learning Objectives
  • CS Process - Activities
  • CS Process - Activities and Outputs
  • CS Process - Task
  • MP Process - Activities
  • MP Process - Activities and Outputs
  • MP Process - Task
  • Module Summary
Processes DP SB and CP
  • DP, SB & CP Processes - Learning Objectives
  • DP Process - Activities
  • DP Process - Activities and Outputs
  • DP Process - Task
  • SB Process - Activities
  • SB Process - Activities and Outputs
  • SB Process - Task
  • CP Process - Activities
  • CP Process - Activities & Outputs
  • CP Process - Task
  • Process / Timeline Relationship
  • Module Summary
Organization Theme
  • Organization Theme - Learning Objectives
  • Organization Theme and the Principles
  • The Four Levels of Management
  • The Project Management Team
  • Project Board
  • User and Supplier Groups
  • Project Assurance
  • Change Authority and Change Budget
  • Project Manager
  • Team Manager
  • Project Support
  • Tailoring Organization
  • Module Summary
Business Case Theme
  • Business Case Theme - Learning Objectives
  • Business Case Theme and the Principles
  • Definition: Output, Outcome, Benefit and Dis-benefit
  • Types of Business Case
  • Tailoring Project and Programme Business Cases
  • Business Case Development Path and Benefits Management Approach
  • Benefits Management Approach
  • Tailoring Business Case
  • Module Summary
Risk Theme
  • Learning Objectives
  • Risk Theme and the Principles
  • Threats and Opportunities
  • Risk Management Approach
  • Risk Register
  • Risk Management Procedure Technique
  • Risk Response Types
  • Risk Budget
  • Tailoring Risk
  • Module Summary
Plans Theme
  • Plans Theme - Learning Objectives
  • Plans Theme and the Principles
  • Plans Defined
  • Plan Purpose and the 3 Levels of Plan
  • PRINCE2 Approach to Product-Based Planning
  • Management Stages VS Delivery Steps
  • Defining & Anlyzing the Products
  • Product Breakdown Structure
  • Product Description
  • Example Product Flow Diagram
  • Identifying Activities & Dependencies
  • Preparing Estimates
  • Preparing A Schedule
  • Resourcing the Plan
  • Analyze Risks to the Plan
  • Documenting a Plan
  • MoSCoW Prioritization Technique
  • Tailoring Plans
  • Module Summary
Quality Theme
  • Quality Theme - Learning Objectives
  • Quality Theme and the Principles
  • Quality Defined
  • Project Assurance VS Quality Assurance
  • PRINCE2 Approach to Quality
  • The Quality Audit Trail
  • Customer Quality Expectations, Acceptance Criteria and the Project Product Description
  • Quality Management Approach
  • Product Description
  • Quality Responsibilities
  • Quality Register
  • Quality Control - Quality Methods
  • Quality Review Technique
  • Quality Review Team Roles
  • Quality Review Technique
  • Tailoring Quality
  • Module Summary
Change Theme
  • Change Theme - Learning Objectives
  • Change Theme and the Principles
  • Management Products and Baselines
  • Why Manage Change?
  • Change Control Approach
  • Types of Issue
  • Issue and Change Control
  • Change Authority and Change Budget
  • Issue and Change Control Procedure Technique
  • Issue Register and Issue Report
  • Configuration or Asset Management
  • Tailoring Change
  • Module Summary
Progress Theme
  • Progress Theme - Learning Objectives
  • Progress Theme and the Principles
  • Delegating Authority via Tolerance
  • Project Controls
  • Decision Points for Progress Control
  • Control Types and Baselines
  • Workpackage - Baseline for Control
  • Management Products for Reporting
  • Checkpoint Report
  • Highlight Report
  • Exception Report
  • Raising Exceptions
  • Tailoring Progress
  • Module Summary
Exam Preparation
  • Examination Approaches - Learning Objectives
  • Foundation Examination
  • Foundation Examination - Types of Questions
  • How to Approach the Examination
  • Learning Summary
Course Code
Online Course with Exam
Course Access
6 Months
Exams Included
1 GB
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