PRINCE2® 6th Edition Practitioner

The PRINCE2® 6th Edition Practitioner Level provides sufficient knowledge and understanding in order to apply and tailor the method in a range of different project environments and scenarios.

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PRINCE2® 6th Edition Practitioner

Project Management / PRINCE2® 6th Edition 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:
18 hours

Accredited by:
PeopleCert

Certification of completion

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Introduction

Take control of your project management career with our PRINCE2 Practitioner certification course!

Developed over 30 years with the experience and insight of many highly successful modern businesses, ‘Projects IN Controlled Environments (PRINCE2)’ is one of the world's most widely-used project management methodologies. Its flexible approach can be tailored to any type of project within any industry, and can even be combined with other popular methodologies such as Agile.

This PRINCE2 Practitioner online training course includes a quick recap of the PRINCE2 methodology. It then delivers in-depth training on how it can be tailored to real-life projects. By the end of the course, students will be fully prepared to sit and pass the PRINCE2 Practitioner examination.

This PRINCE2 Practitioner online course briefly covers the key concepts of the methodology. This includes PRINCE2’s Principles, Themes, and Processes. It then delves deeper into the practical application of PRINCE2 using a sample business scenario.

The course also includes multiple case studies. These demonstrate how the methodology can be adapted and tailored to suit multiple project types within an organization.

Orbus Online Training courses offer focused and engaging learning experiences. They each feature interactive videos, scenario-based examples, gamified knowledge checks, mock exams, and more. All our learning assets are designed to help you learn and retain the training content.

In order to sit the PRINCE2 Practitioner examination, you must produce proof of one of the following qualifications:
PRINCE2 Foundation – This applies to certificates received after 1st Jan 2009.

  • PRINCE2 Agile Foundation
  • 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)

Benefits for Individuals

This PRINCE2 course is designed to solidify the learning of professionals pursuing a project management career and help them pass the final PRINCE2 exam. Certification in PRINCE2 offers individuals a competitive advantage over their peers. It can both help advance their careers and boost their professional profiles.

Individuals in multiple general project roles can benefit from the course, including:

  • Project Managers
  • Project Coordinators
  • Project Administrators
  • Project Analysts
  • Project Support Officers

Benefits for Organizations

The PRINCE2 methodology offers organizations a project management approach that is efficient, effective, and brings stakeholders together in consensus. The defined processes, roles, and responsibilities within a PRINCE2-certified team help solidify common goals and a structure that suits all team members.

PRINCE2 certification holders can help organizations enjoy:

  • Efficient prioritization of projects
  • Effective cost control within project budgets
  • Risk mitigation
  • Time-saving
  • ROI Optimization

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to PRINCE2 Practitioner
This module introduces the outline, aims, and objectives of the course. It includes a video explanation of how to navigate the course, along with a lesson plan and a list of course benefits.

Module 2: The Principles of PRINCE2
This module outlines the Principles of PRINCE2 and asks learners to apply them in different contexts.

Module 3: Business Case
This module sets out the requirements of the Business Case Theme, an essential part of any PRINCE2 project. The roles and responsibilities within the Business Case Theme are covered, along with the outputs and outcomes.

Learners will be asked to analyze effective approaches to applying the Business Case Theme, based on their contexts and requirements.

Module 4: Organization
This module focuses on the Organization Theme, including the roles and responsibilities of the Theme as well as the project team structure.

Learners will be asked to analyze effective approaches to applying the Organization Theme based on their contexts, principles, and requirements.

Module 5: Quality
This module focuses on the Quality Theme, including the roles and responsibilities involved. It covers the key activities, including quality planning, control, and assurance. The importance of product descriptions, project descriptions, and quality registers is also explained.

Learners will be asked to analyze effective approaches to applying the Quality Theme based on their contexts, principles, and requirements.

Module 6: Plans
This module focuses on the Plans Theme, including the roles and responsibilities involved. It covers the recommended approach to planning. The importance of project plans, stage plans, and team plans is also explained.

Learners will be asked to analyze effective approaches to applying the Plans Theme based on their contexts, principles, and requirements.

Module 7: Risk
This module focuses on the Risk Theme, including the roles and responsibilities involved. It covers the recommended risk management procedure. The risk management approach and risk register are also explained.

Learners will be asked to analyze effective approaches to applying the Risk Theme based on their contexts, principles, and requirements.

Module 8: Change
This module focuses on the Change Theme, including the roles and responsibilities involved. It covers the recommended issue and change control procedures. The change control approach, configuration item record, and issue register are also explained.

Learners will be asked to analyze effective approaches to applying the Change Theme based on their contexts, principles, and requirements.

Module 9: Progress
This module focuses on the Progress Theme, including the roles and responsibilities involved. It covers tolerances and raising exceptions. The various reports, including the checkpoint report, daily log, and end project report, are also explained.

Learners will be asked to analyze effective approaches to applying the Progress Theme based on their contexts, principles, and requirements.

Module 10: The Process Model
This module focuses on the fundamentals of the Process Model. The interactions between the seven PRINCE2 Processes are also examined.

Module 11: Starting up a Project
This module explains the activities, actions, and processes of Starting Up a Project (SU). These include:

  • Appointing the project manager, executive, and project management team
  • Preparing the Outline Business Case (OBC)
  • Planning the initiation management stage, including understanding the roles and responsibilities required for the project

Module 12: Directing a Project
This module explains the activities, actions, and processes of Directing a Project (DP). These include:

  • Authorize initiation, project, stage, or exception plan
  • Authorize project closure, including understanding the roles and responsibilities involved

Learners will be asked to analyze effective approaches to applying the DP Process. They will be asked to consider the context, principles, and purpose of the Process.

Module 13: Initiating a Project
This module explains the activities, actions, and processes of Initiating a Project (IP). These include:
Preparing risk management, change control, quality management, and communications management approaches

  • Creating the business plan and refining the business case
  • Assembling the project initiation document, including understanding the roles and responsibilities required

Learners will be asked to analyze effective approaches to applying the IP Process. They will be asked to consider the context, principles, and purpose of the Process.

Module 14: Controlling a Stage
This module explains the activities, actions, and processes of Controlling a Stage (CS), including Work Packages. These include:

  • Authorizing Work Packages, reviewing their status, and receiving completed Work Packages
  • Monitoring and reporting activities, including reacting to report highlights and escalating risks and issues

Learners will be asked to analyze effective approaches to applying the CS Process. They will be asked to consider the context, principles, and purposes of the Process.

Module 15: Manage Product Delivery
This module explains the activities, actions, and processes of Managing Product Delivery (MP). These include:

  • Accepting and executing a Work Package
  • Delivering a Work Package, including understanding the roles and responsibilities required

Learners will be asked to analyze effective approaches to applying the MP Process. They will be asked to consider the context, principles, and purpose of the Process.

Module 16: Managing a Stage Boundary
This module explains the activities, actions, and processes of Managing a Stage Boundary (SB). These include:

  • Planning the next management stage
  • Updating the project plan and business case
  • Producing an exception plan, including understanding the roles and responsibilities required

Learners will be asked to analyze effective approaches to applying the SB Process. They will be asked to consider the context, principles, and purpose of the Process.

Module 17: Closing a Project
This module explains the activities, actions, and processes of Closing a Project (CP). These include:

  • Preparing planned and premature closure
  • Handing over products and evaluating the project
  • Recommending project closure, including understanding the roles and responsibilities required

Learners will be asked to analyze effective approaches to applying the CP Process. They will be asked to consider the context, principles, and purpose of the Process.

Practice Exam Simulators
Learners are given the opportunity to put their skills into practice using simulations of the official PRINCE2 Practitioner exam. Correct answers and their rationale are given, along with explanations in the context of the course content.

Assessment

  • 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
  • Six months’ access from the date of purchase to complete your training
  • 14+ hours of online training content
  • An interactive and engaging training experience
  • Exam voucher
  • Exam simulator with two mock/practice exams
  • Additional revision modules
  • Searchable microlearning units and modules
  • On/off tracker
  • Access through multiple devices
  • Offline player for studying on the move
  • Access to Orbus’ Learning Ecosystem, including:
    • Detailed personal performance report
    • Enrolment in a community for business and IT professionals
    • Free resource center (articles, case studies, white papers, etc.)
    • Support suite
  • Tutor support
  • Study schedule

What is PRINCE2?

PRINCE2, or ‘Projects IN Controlled Environments’, is a structured methodology for effective project management. It can be tailored to any type of project within any industry or sector, globally.

Is PRINCE2 suitable only for IT projects?

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

Who owns PRINCE2?

PRINCE2 is developed and updated by AXELOS.

Is this PRINCE2 6th Edition Practitioner course accredited?

Yes, the PRINCE2 6th Edition Practitioner course has been accredited by AXELOS Ltd.

What are the prerequisites for this course?

To book and take the PRINCE2 Practitioner examination, you must have achieved one of the following qualifications:

  • PRINCE2 Foundation – This applies to certificates received after 1st Jan 2009
  • PRINCE2 Agile Foundation
  • 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 approximately 14 hours. This includes all the learning modules, revision modules, module-level assessments, and mock exams.

How long can users access this course?

Learners receive six months of access from the purchase date of the course.

How long is the exam voucher valid for?

The exam vouchers are valid for 12 months.

How can the exam be taken?

The course comes with an exam voucher for the PRINCE2 6th Edition Practitioner certification examination. The exams can be taken virtually online using a service provided by PeopleCert .

Please ensure your device meets the system requirements before booking your exams. You can do this 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 at 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 complement your training with the official manual, ‘Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 6th Edition’.

What is an exam simulator?

The purpose of the exam simulator is to provide learners with a simulated environment for taking mock exams. This can help them prepare for the official PRINCE2 certification examinations. The mock exams are official exams provided by AXELOS. They are also timed and scored on the simulator.

What is a revision module?

The revision module is designed to provide learners with a summarized revision of the key topics covered in the course. The module also includes tips and guides that can help learners with their exam preparation work.

How does the on/off tracker work?

The online tracker provides an ideal time duration to complete the course. It gives users a reminder when they go off-track. Please note that the tracker is an optional feature that works on a recommended timeframe. It does not have any impact on the duration of user access.

Which Learning Management System (LMS) does the course use?

The Docebo LMS 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 for efficiently running this course.

How can I get help?

For tutor, technical and administrative support, please contact us at training.support@orbussoftware.com.

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

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Training hours:
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Accredited by:
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