PRINCE2® Achieving Foundation Certification

Level: Intermediate
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PRINCE2 is one of the most widely-used methods for managing projects in the world. It is a standardised, proven project management method that provides a best-practice approach for managing projects regardless of project scale, type, organization, geography, or culture. Through practice exams, workshops, and overnight study, this PRINCE2 certification training provides the knowledge required to prepare for and take the PRINCE2 Foundation in project management exam.

Key Features of this PRINCE2 Foundation Certification Training:

  • Choose from blended on-demand and instructor-led learning options
  • Exam vouchers included
  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Practice exams, prep questions, and additional resources included

You Will Learn How To

  • Prepare for and take the PRINCE2 Foundation Exam
  • Apply the structure of PRINCE2
  • Define a project organization
  • Learn from experience
  • Manage by stages
  • Manage by exception
  • Focus on products
  • Tailor to suit the project environment



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In Class & Live, Online Training

  • 3-day instructor-led training course
  • One-on-one after-course instructor coaching
  • Tuition can be paid later by invoice -OR- at the time of checkout by credit card
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Standard £995




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Unlimited annual access to:

  • Accredited on-demand PRINCE2 Foundation and Practioner
  • 3-day instructor-led training course
  • One-on-one after course instructor coaching
  • PRINCE2 Foundation and Practioner Exam vouchers
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Standard £1495/Year




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Note: This course runs for 3 Days

  • 5 - 7 May 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM BST Online (AnyWare) Online (AnyWare) Reserve Your Seat

  • 29 - 31 Jul 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM BST London / Online (AnyWare) London / Online (AnyWare) Reserve Your Seat

  • 11 - 13 Nov 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM GMT London / Online (AnyWare) London / Online (AnyWare) Reserve Your Seat

  • 10 - 12 Feb 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM GMT London / Online (AnyWare) London / Online (AnyWare) Reserve Your Seat

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PRINCE2 Achieving Foundation Important Course Information

  • Requirements

  • Course Preparation

    • Prior to the course, we recommend 20 hours of study of the following materials that will be sent to you three weeks prior to the course:
      • PRINCE2® manual, Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2®
      • Study guide to help structure your reading of the manual
    • During the course, two hours of evening study each night is required
  • Exam Information

    • The PRINCE2 Foundation Exam will be given on the final day of class

PRINCE2 Achieving Foundation Course Outline

  • Introduction to PRINCE2

    • Outlining the principles that guide obligations and good practices of PRINCE2
    • Benefits of a structured project management approach
    • Establishing the key elements of PRINCE2
    • Tailoring PRINCE2 for projects of varying sizes
  • PRINCE2 Product Descriptions

    Baseline management products

    • Defining the project
    • Project Brief
    • Benefits Review
    • Project Initiation Documentation
    • PlanWork Package

    Records of project progress

    • Configuration Item Records
    • Daily and Lessons Logs
    • Issue, Quality and Risk Registers

    Status reports

    • Event–driven reports
    • Time–driven reports
  • Outlining the Themes within PRINCE2

    Establishing the business case

    • Supporting continuous business justification
    • Developing, verifying and maintaining the business case
    • Confirming the benefits

    Developing the project management organisation

    • Implementing defined roles and responsibilities
    • Selecting the project management team
    • Linking the three project interests to the four management levels

    Building quality into products

    • Supporting the focus of products
    • The PRINCE2 approach to quality and quality review

    Planning to deliver the product

    • Managing by stages
    • Differentiating between the three levels of planning
    • Reviewing the planning process including product–based planning

    Managing risk

    • Identifying, assessing and controlling uncertainty
    • Assessing the impact of threats or opportunities
    • Implementing responses to identified risks

    Defining change

    • Applying the issue and change control procedures
    • Managing the configuration of products

    Monitoring and controlling progress

    • Management by exception
    • Setting and tracking tolerances
    • Reporting progress
  • Recognising the PRINCE2 Processes

    Starting up a project

    • Appointing the project management team
    • Assembling the Project Brief
    • Planning the initiation stage

    Directing a project

    • Authorising initiation, the project and a stage
    • Giving ad hoc direction
    • Authorising project closure

    Initiating a project

    • Preparing the strategies
    • Planning the project
    • Refining the business case
    • Assembling the Project Initiation Documentation (PID)

    Controlling a stage

    • Delegating work packages
    • Monitoring and reporting
    • Dealing with issues

    Managing product delivery

    • Accepting, executing and delivering a work package
    • Creating a Checkpoint Report

    Managing a stage boundary

    • Creating the next stage plan or exception plan
    • Updating the business case and project plan
    • Reporting stage end

    Closing a project

    • Preparing for closure
    • Handing over products
    • Evaluating the project
  • Preparing for and Taking the Foundation Exam

    • Applying proven tips for exam success
    • Practising with test questions and mock papers
    • Taking the exam
    • Obtaining your Foundation exam results

Unlimited Access to Everything

Note: This course runs for 3 Days

  • 5 - 7 May 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM BST Online (AnyWare) Online (AnyWare)

  • 29 - 31 Jul 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM BST London / Online (AnyWare) London / Online (AnyWare)

  • 11 - 13 Nov 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM GMT London / Online (AnyWare) London / Online (AnyWare)

  • 10 - 12 Feb 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM GMT London / Online (AnyWare) London / Online (AnyWare)

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When you see the "Guaranteed to Run" icon next to a course event, you can rest assured that your course event — date, time — will run. Guaranteed.

Unlimited Access Training Information

This premium option offers annual access to the 3-day instructor-led training course and accredited on-demand versions of Foundation and Practitioner. You'll get access to the class materials, exam simulators, and the instructor support needed to ensure you pass your certification exams (exam vouchers included) throughout the year.

On-Demand Training Outline

  • Foundation Modules

    • Foundation Module 1: Introduction to PRINCE2 Foundation
    • Foundation Module 2: The Key Concepts of PRINCE2
    • Foundation Module 3: PRINCE2 Principles
    • Foundation Module 4: Processes (Introduction to Processes and Journey Stages)
    • Foundation Module 5: PRINCE2 Themes
    • Foundation Module 6: Tailoring
    • Practice Exam Simulators
  • Practitioner Modules

    • Practitioner Module 1: Introduction to PRINCE2 Practitioner
    • Practitioner Module 2: The Principles of PRINCE2
    • Practitioner Module 3: Business Case
    • Practitioner Module 4: Organization
    • Practitioner Module 5: Quality
    • Practitioner Module 6: Plans
    • Practitioner Module 7: Risk
    • Practitioner Module 8: Change
    • Practitioner Module 9: Progress
    • Practitioner Module 10: The Process Model
    • Practitioner Module 11: Starting up a Project
    • Practitioner Module 12: Directing a Project
    • Practitioner Module 13: Initiating a Project
    • Practitioner Module 14: Controlling a Stage
    • Practitioner Module 15: Manage Product Delivery
    • Practitioner Module 16: Managing a Stage Boundary
    • Practitioner Module 17: Closing a Project
    • Practice Exam Simulators

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PRINCE2 Achieving Foundation FAQs

  • What background do I need?

    No specific experience is required.

  • What on-demand content will I receive?

    A full outline of the included on-demand content can be see above. You will receive over 25 hours of demand content and exam simulators.

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