PRINCE2® 6th Edition Foundation & Practitioner

The PRINCE2 Foundation Level provides an introduction to the PRINCE2 methodology and terms.

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PRINCE2® 6th Edition Foundation & Practitioner

Project Management / PRINCE2® 6th Edition Foundation & Practitioner
  • World’s most widely adopted project management methodology
  • Tailored to any type of project within any industry sector
  • Increase earning potential by up to 30%
  • Expert tutor support
  • Exam simulator carrying two practice exams
  • Additional revision modules

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Key Features

Duration of access:
12 months

Training hours:
25+ hours

Accredited by:
PeopleCert

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Introduction

PRINCE2® or Projects In a Controlled Environment is a structured methodology for effective project management owned by Axelos Ltd. It has evolved globally for over 30 years and can be tailored to any type of project within any industry sector. The PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner online training course provides in-depth training and comprehensive preparation for the examination. The course and the exam syllabus is based on the PRINCE2® 2017 publication which is a major revision by the accrediting body Axelos since the last release in 2009.

The PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner online course covers the key concepts and principles of the methodology and its practical application through the lifecycle of a project. When managing a business critical project being qualified and having knowledge of an established methodology is important. PRINCE2® breaks a project into manageable and controlled stages that provides flexibility in managing while keeping the project justified to its business goals. The course includes business scenarios and case studies that show how the methodology can be adapted and tailored to any type of project within an organisation.

Foundation and Practitioner Levels

The Foundation level introduces PRINCE2 principles, themes and processes and teaches you how to effectively apply them in a project environment. Passing the Foundation level exam is a prerequisite for the Practitioner certification.

The PRINCE2® Practitioner online course briefly covers the key concepts of the methodology, which includes the PRINCE2® principles, themes and processes, and then delves deeper into the practical application in a sample business scenario. The course also includes case studies that show how the methodology can be adapted and tailored to any type of project within an organisation.

Orbus online training courses are designed to keep the learners focused and engaged, and include interactive videos, scenario based examples, gamified knowledge checks, simulated mock exams and many more learning objects that can help you learn and retain the training content.

Benefits for Individuals

PRINCE2® is aimed at professionals who wish to establish or direct their career into project management which includes roles such as:

  • Project Manager

  • Project Coordinator

  • Project Administrator

  • Project Analysts

  • Project Support Officers

The course is most suited for individuals who wish to improve their proficiency in project management, enhance their employability and achieve an accredited certification that can boost their resume and LinkedIn profile.

Benefits for Companies

PRINCE2® allows businesses to adopt a methodology that ensures all employees are in consensus to working towards a common goal with defined roles and responsibilities. Training staff in PRINCE2® also help businesses to efficiently prioritize projects, keep the cost within budget, mitigate risks, save time and maximize profit.

Course Outline

The PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner course is a fully accredited training covering the key aspects of this process driven methodology. The course has an estimated seat time of 30 hours carrying the following modules:

  • Module 1: Introduction to PRINCE2®

  • Module 2: The Principles of PRINCE2®

  • Module 3: Business Case

  • Module 4: Organization

  • Module 5: Quality

  • Module 6: Plans

  • Module 7: Risk

  • Module 8: Change

  • Module 9: Progress

  • Module 10: The Process Model

  • Module 11: Starting up a Project

  • Module 12: Directing a Project

  • Module 13: Initiating a Project

  • Module 14: Controlling a Project

  • Module 15: Manage Product Delivery

  • Module 16: Managing a Stage Boundary

  • Module 17: Closing a Project

For more information about this course, please contact us on enquiries@orbussoftware.com.

Examination

PRINCE2® Foundation

The course includes seperate exam vouchers for the PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner examination, which can be taken virtually online using a service provided by PeopleCert. Please ensure that your device meets the system requirements before booking your exam. 

You can do so via this online test.

Please visit the PeopleCert website for more information and guidance.

  • Demonstrate sufficient understanding of the methodology

  • Multiple choice

  • 60 questions

  • 1 hour

  • Pass mark is 55% or 33/60

  • Closed book

  • Online proctored exam/Approved test centre (Pearson Vue/Prometric)

PRINCE2® Practitioner

To book and take the PRINCE2® Practitioner examination, you must have passed to produce proof for one of the following:

    • PRINCE2® Foundation (or higher) – This applies to certificates received after 1st Jan, 2009.

    • Project Management Professional (PMP)

    • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

    • IPMA Level A® (Certified Project Director)

    • IPMA Level B® (Certified Senior Project Manager)

    • IPMA Level C® (Certified Project Manager)

    • IPMA Level D® (Certified Project Management Associate)

Exam Format

    • Objective testing

    • 68 questions per paper

    • Pass mark is 38/68 or 55%

    • 150 minutes (2.5 hours) including additional reading time

    • Open book (Only the official PRINCE2® manual)

    • Online proctored exam

  • 12 months’ access from the date of purchase to complete your training.
  • 30 hours of comprehensive online training content
  • Interactive and engaging videos
  • Exam voucher
  • Exam simulator with mock exams to help you prepare
  • Additional revision modules
  • Study schedule
  • On/off tracker
  • Searchable microlearning units and modules
  • Accessible through multiple devices
  • Offline player for study on the move
  • Access to Orbus Learning Ecosystem
    • Detailed personal performance report
    • Community for Business and IT professionals
    • Resource Centre (articles, case studies, white papers, etc.)
    • Support Suite
  • Tutor support

What is PRINCE2®?

PRINCE2® or Projects In a Controlled Environment is a structured methodology for effective project management. It has evolved globally for over 30 years making and can be tailored to any type of project within any industry sector.

Is PRINCE2® suitable for only IT projects?

No, PRINCE2® is a generic methodology that can be applied to a project or any nature across any business sector.

Who owns PRINCE2®?

PRINCE2® is owned by Axelos Ltd. It is a certification scheme that carries a Foundation and Practitioner levels.

Is the PRINCE2® course accredited?

Yes, the PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner course has been accredited by Axelos Ltd.

What are the prerequisites for this course?

Foundation level: - There are no formal prerequisites for the Foundation level, however, having prior knowledge of project management would be beneficial.

Practitioner level: - To book and take the PRINCE2® Practitioner examination, you must have passed one of the following:

  • PRINCE2® Foundation (or higher) – This applies to certificates received after 1st Jan, 2009.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
  • IPMA Level A® (Certified Project Director)
  • IPMA Level B® (Certified Senior Project Manager)
  • IPMA Level C® (Certified Project Manager)
  • IPMA Level D® (Certified Project Management Associate)

What is the duration of this course?

The seat time of the course is around 25 hours. This includes all the learning modules, revision modules, module level assessments and the mock exams.

What is the duration of access?

Learners get 12 months of access from the date of purchase.

How long is the exam valid for?

Learners get 12 months from the date of purchase to complete their examination.

How can the exam be taken?

The course includes an exam voucher for the PRINCE2 Practitioner certification examination, which can be taken virtually online using a service provided by PeopleCert. Please ensure that your device meets the system requirements before booking your exam.

You can do so via this online test.

Please visit the PeopleCert website for more information and guidance.

When you are ready to take the exam, please contact us on training.support@orbussoftware.com to request your exam voucher.

Does the course include a manual?

The course does not include a manual, however, you can compliment your training with the official manual: Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2® 2017 Edition.

What is an exam simulator?

The purpose of the exam simulator is to provide learners with a mock examination before attempting the final certification exam. The mock exams are official exams provided by Axelos which are timed and scored on the simulator.

What is a revision module?

The revision module provides learners with a summary of the key topics covered within the course. The module also includes tips and guides that can help learners in their exam preparation.

How does the on/off tracker work?

The online tracker provides an ideal time duration to complete the course and gives users a reminder when they go off-track. Note, the tracker is purely a ‘nice to have’ feature that works on a recommended timeframe and does not hold any impact on the duration of access.

Which is the Learning Management System (LMS) used?

Docebo is integrated into the Orbus Learning Ecosystem.

What are the minimum system and browser requirements?

Click here to view the latest system and browser requirements to efficiently run this course.

How can I get help?

For tutor, technical and administrative support please mail us on training.support@orbussoftware.com.

This course is delivered by Good e-Learning who are the accredited training provider.

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Key Features

Duration of access:
12 months

Training hours:
25+ hours

Accredited by:
PeopleCert

Free Exam Voucher

Buy Now Request Information

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