Course Outline:   PRINCE2™ Foundation

Duration:  3 days

Provider:  Scoll

PRINCE2™ Foundation is a 3-day non-residential course with nightly homework, which covers the method and syllabus for the PRINCE2™ Foundation exam. The optional 1-hour multiple choice Foundation exam is taken at the end of the course.
Course fee includes pre-course reading, official PRINCE2™ reference manual and Foundation examination and registration fees - Total value over £100

Scoll make their training highly relevant and easy to apply using live case studies taken straight out of course delegates' experience. Syndicate group members gain practical skills by using the techniques to handle real issues and Scoll keep class sizes small to enable individual attention.
This course has been accredited by the APMG who are the examining body for PRINCE2™ and responsible for all aspects of the provision of exams including setting, marking, feedback and appeals. SCOLL Methods, as an accredited training organisation, acts as their agent in providing administrative facilities.

Course Outline
1. PRINCE 2 Introduction

• PRINCE and the Big Picture
• 8 components of planning
• 8 processes for managing projects

2. Organisation

• The project management team
• Responsibilities of:-
• The Project Board
• The Project Manager
• Team Managers
• Project support

3. Starting up a Project

• Purpose of a Project Brief
• The essential Business Case

4. Initiating a Project

• The scope of Project Initiation
• Purpose of a PID

5. Quality Management

• Understanding Customer expectations
• Purpose of a Quality Plan
• Participating in a Quality reviews

6. Planning

• Why Product-Based Planning?
• Understanding Product Based Plans

7. Controls and Stages

• Project controls
• Project Board controls
• Defining your level of authority

8. Risk Management

• The importance of  Risk Management
• The sources and types of risk

9. Directing a Project

• Responsibilities of a Project Board
• Working as a Project Management Team

10. Managing a Project

• Controlling a stage
• Managing product delivery
• Managing stage boundaries

11. Change Management

• Why Change Control
• Configuration Management

12. Closing a Project

• Benefits of a formal project sign-off
• Why Post Project Reviews

13. Class Exercises

• Review of PRINCE2™ project documents
• Sample Foundation Exam questions 

Cou rse Fees
The course fees include lunch, refreshments, the PRINCE2™ manual and all other course materials.
Course Materials
Course delegates are provided with copies of all the course visuals, and case study examples.
The PRINCE2™ manual, which is provided as part of the delegate materials, along with a synopsis and reading guide, will be sent to as soon as your payment arrangements have been agreed.
Joining instructions for public courses are sent out two weeks before the start of the course or when the booking is confirmed whichever is later.

There are no pre-requisites for delegates to attend the course, but experience of working within a project is highly beneficial.

PRINCE2™ is a Trade Mark of the Office of Government Commerce   

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