PRINCE2 is a flexible and adaptable method for managing projects, using a best practice approach to running Projects in a consistent framework
2 - Who is the Prince2 Practitioner training course suitable for ?
This combined PRINCE 2 Foundation & Practitioner Certificate is the best course for project managers who will using the PRINCE2™ method to manage their projects
3 - What is the Pass Rate for the Exams ?
The typical Pass Rate for the Foundation exam is 97 - 100% and for the Practitioner exam is 75-85%
4 - Are there any pre-requisites to take PRINCE 2 training?
The only prerequisite you will need is a general background knowledge and experience of project management. In that way you will be able to relate the specific terms and stages of the PRINCE2™ methodology with your own personal experience
5 - Can I take the PRINCE 2 Practitioner training course over several weeks ?
Taking the PRINCE2™ course over 5 days is the most common format. It is an intensive course which includes the PRINCE2™ Foundation exam taken on Day 3 and the PRINCE2™ Practitioner exam on Day 5
There are alternative routes
Take the 3-day Prince 2 Foundation course first and then a 2 or 3-day Prince 2 Practitioner upgrade (PRINCE 2 Conversion) after 4 or 6 weeks
Take a modular course - 1 to 2 days over 3 weeks
PRINCE2 takes all the simple and obvious lessons learned by thousands of professionals in the past 20-odd years and presents them in a checklist for present clients, managers and their teams.
7 - Who has implemented PRINCE 2 ?
As PRINCE2 is a very successful project management qualification, a large number of people and organisations have used and implemented PRINCE2. A number of case studies have been commissioned as examples of how successful PRINCE2 has become within their organisations. The full list for information and downloads can be found at: www.prince2.org.uk/web/site/ValueAddedProducts/Case-Studies.asp
8 - What is the structure of the PRINCE2 Examinations?
The Foundation examination is a1 hour long, 75 question, multiple choice paper. Once this examination has been taken and passed you may then take the Practitioner examination to become a Registered Practitioner. This is a 3 hour long examination with 3 case scenario based questions. There are a total of 150 marks on offer and you must score 75 to pass. This examination is open-book which means you are allowed to bring into the examination room any notes or reference material you wish.
9 - Can I take the PRINCE 2 exams without taking a PRINCE 2 Training Course ?
Yes, you can study for the PRINCE 2 manual or through a distance learning courses and public exams are run in Milton Keynes, York and Winsford on a monthly basis. If you wish to book, you can do so online at www.prince2.org.uk. Click on the venue you want and choose a date, you can proceed with the booking.
10 - Are there any recommended PRINCE 2 study books?
The only book that is essential is the PRINCE2 Manual (Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2) which is supplied with your training course (usually as part of the pre-course study pack) or can be ordered through our Online Bookshop at www.theprojectshop.co.uk
11 - Where can I buy PRINCE 2 books?
We suggest you visit www.theprojectshop.co.uk for a list of all books stocked. All the books can be ordered online, or by calling 01494 836190.
12 - Where can I get sample PRINCE 2 course exam papers?
Sample papers are not available for general use, but if you book onto an Open Centre Examination you will be sent the latest set of sample papers on receipt of payment. If you are taking the exam(s) through a training provider, they will be able to provide you with sample papers directly.
13 - How long will it take to get the result of my PRINCE 2 Exam ?
Result turn-around time for the Practitioner exam is roughly 12 weeks and confirmation of your Foundation exam result within 2 weeks.
14 - Where are scheduled PRINCE 2 Training Courses held ?
Regular PRINCE2™ Practitioner training courses are held in Aberdeen, Bath,Birmingham, Bournemouth
, Bristol, Cardiff, Chester, Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Norwich, Oxford, Southampton, Worcester, York
and over 25 more locations in the UK
15 - What does the PRINCE 2 Course Price include ?
The price of the 5-day Combined Foundation & Practitioner course includes
- PRINCE 2 Foundation & Practitioner Exams
- OGC PRINCE2™ Manual
- PRINCE 2 Course Material
- Pre-course reading
- Lunch & refreshments
16 - Are PRINCE 2 Company Courses available for Groups ?
Yes, company training courses for all PRINCE 2 qualifications can be held at your location for groups of 6 or more, and this is generally a cheaper option