To provide delegates with a complete and practical understanding of the PRINCE2™ project management method. To prepare delegates for both the Foundation and Practitioner Certificate examinations in PRINCE2™.
What skills will the delegate gain?
This course will enable delegates to:
- Understand the need for project management and how PRINCE2™ meets that requirement.
- Understand the PRINCE2™ process model.
- Apply the PRINCE2™ processes.
- Prepare project plans using product based planning techniques.
- Undertake risk analysis and management for the project.
- Prepare information for inclusion in a Project Initiation Document.
- Understand and apply techniques for the management of product development, quality control and change control.
There are 2 hours of pre-course reading sent out prior to the course beginning.
Introduction to PRINCE2™
The background, objectives, benefits, scope and structure of the method.
Organisational structure, roles and responsibilities
The project management team including the project board
Project and team management
The roles of project assurance and project support
Handling relationships with suppliers
Programme management and the relationships with projects.
Purpose and importance of the planning components
Types of plan
Product identification and specification
Product based planning
The steps in planning.
Work package authorisation
Establishing project and stage tolerance
Handling exception situations,
Types of business and project risk
Risk analysis and management
The risk log.
Relationship with ISO9000
Change Control and Configuration Management
Change control steps
Analysing the impact
Starting up a project
Directing a project
Initiating a project
Managing stage boundaries
Controlling a stage
Managing product delivery
Closing a project
PRINCE2™ in practice
Tailoring PRINCE2™ for different business environments, scaling PRINCE2™ for use with projects of different type and/or size, implementing PRINCE2™, project documentation and filing
Who will the course benefit?
Staff who will undertake a PRINCE® role in a project, in particular Project Managers, Team Managers/Leaders, Project Assurance or Project Support roles. This course is also suitable for those who wish to undertake the examinations in PRINCE2™ administered by the APMG.
There are no prerequisites other than a basic awareness of project work in the delegates own business environment.
The examination scheme is administered by the Association for Project Management Group Ltd. The examinations consist of the Foundation examination, which is a one-hour, 75 questions, multi-choice paper and the Practitioners examination, which consists of three questions, based on a case study, lasting for three hours.
What's Included ?
Exam fees are included and a free copy of the PRINCE2™ manual published by TSO will be provided to all delegates (normal price £55.00).
For residential courses the course fee includes the above and also 4 nights accommodation, breakfast, lunch and evening meal.
PRINCE2™ is a Trade Mark of the Office of Government Commerce