Prince2 Foundation (incl certification)

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Location: IWEA, Naas, Co Kildare
Duration: 3 Days
Course Date: Wednesday, 07 August 2019
Course Time: 3 day course. 9.30am to 5pm
Course Cost
Company Member: €650
Non Company Member: €895

Course Overview

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This is a 3-day classroom-based course, led by a PRINCE2® qualified, experienced project management trainer.

Our delivery style is a blend of practical and theoretical learning. The course syllabus follows the requirements laid down by Axelos, the certification body.

While some experience in a project management environment is recommended, and will be helpful for completing this course, Axelos do not lay down any formal eligibility requirements to become PRINCE2® certified.

Setting yourself up for PRINCE2® Success

Completing our pre-course reading and study is necessary before you attend.

You will need to set aside time for pre-course reading before you attend, and in the evenings during the course to study and prepare for your exams.

1 hour Prince 2 Foundation exam is taken on the afternoon of day 3

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, you will gain a thorough knowledge of the “Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2®” - 2017 Edition” manual, including:

  • The characteristics and context of a project and the benefits of adopting PRINCE2®
  • The 7 PRINCE2® Principles
  • The 7 PRINCE2® Themes
  • The 7 PRINCE2® Processes
  • The purpose of the PRINCE2® roles, management processes, and themes.
  • How to tailor the themes and processes to suit the project and organisation, with a new focus on tailoring to Agile environments.
  • You will be prepared to sit the PRINCE2® Foundation exam. The certification exam will test your knowledge.

Who should attend

In addition to preparing you to sit your official exam, the aim of this course is to provide you with sufficient knowledge and understanding of the PRINCE2® methodology to be able to work effectively as part of a project management team within an environment supporting PRINCE2®.

Course Content

Module 1

  •  Overview of project management and PRINCE2®
  •  PRINCE2® 7 principles, 7 themes, and 7 processes
  •  Tailoring of themes and processes to project type and organisation

Module 2

  • Starting a PRINCE2® project process
  • Initiating a project process
  • Business case theme
  • Organisation theme
  •  Directing a project process

Module 3

  • Planning theme
  • Quality theme
  • Risk theme
  • Change theme

Module 4

  • Progress theme
  • Managing a delivery process
  • Controlling a project stage process
  • Managing a stage boundary process
  • Closing a project process

Module 5

*PRINCE2® 2017 Foundation exam, Day 3 (indicative time 3pm - 4pm)*

You must pass your Foundation Exam in order to progress to Practitioner Level.

Your trainer will provisionally assess your grade to ensure you have passed.

You will receive formal notification, and your certificate through PeopleCert, on behalf of Axelos.

Course Certification

Prince2 Certification included (on successful completion of the exam on day 3)

Course Trainers

Brian Cleere
BEng, CEng, MIEI, MIStructE, Prince 2 Practitioner, PMP

Brian is a commercially focused project manager and trainer with extensive experience and strong client and stakeholder management expertise.

Over the past 20 years, Brian has successfully managed over 250 projects incorporating relocation and change, infrastructure, BPI and financial records.

Brian brings the wisdom of his project management experience to his training.

He is an experienced and certified trainer and has worked with hundreds of delegates to achieve their certifications.

In addition to his extensive experience, Brian is a certified Prince 2 Practitioner in as well as holding the highly coveted Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential awarded through the Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI).

He is also a Certified Scrum Master.