Project management – in theory and in practice
This course will provide you with a complete insight into and knowledge of the PRINCE2® method. You will complete an intensive programme that prepares you to take the Foundation and Practitioner exams.
With the PRINCE2® method, you will eliminate the risk of errors and failed projects and thereby increase the success rate of your projects.
Gain an insight into the PRINCE2® method and find out how a common language for project management promotes success.
The PRINCE2® Foundation & Practioner course provides you with best practice methods within project management as well as how to apply this method to your projects.
Who takes part?
Project managers in private and public organisations. Some project experience is required as the course focuses on process-oriented project management according to the PRINCE2® method — not on specific tools for project management.
PRINCE2® is not a method that individual project managers choose to apply themselves. It is a general method, which the organisation can choose to follow in order to optimise project management. Hence, you may be involved in projects that are being conducted according to the PRINCE2® method, or you may collaborate with clients or suppliers who use the method.
PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner is the most professional programme I have ever experienced.
On the course you will work on:
- Processes and sub-processes within the PRINCE2® method
- Planning, management and stages
- Quality project environment
- Change management
- Topics and principles of the PRINCE2® method
- Risk management
- Version management
- Tips and advice for the exam
The PRINCE2® method
PRINCE2® is a best-practice project management method, which ensures that the project organisation is in place from project start and that management roles and responsibilities have been agreed upon and made visible. The method consists of a process model that serves to guide the project management through all the processes required to ensure that the project delivers the result, which will generate the expected benefits from a business point of view. The cornerstone of the method is hence the business benefit.
PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited used under the permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.
Benefits for you
- Knowledge of the PRINCE2® method
- Training in the practical application of the PRINCE2® method
- Insight into best practice
- The PRINCE2® Foundation exam The PRINCE2® Practitioner exam
- Documentation of competences through the PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner exams
Benefits for your company
- A project manager who is certified as a PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner
- Projects will be based on the PRINCE2® method
- Flawless projects that increase business success
After PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner I am looking forward to practicing the PRINCE2® discipline in my projects. Even though I had some knowledge of the PRINCE2® concepts, I learned a lot, but I would particularly emphasise the end product concept, change management and approval criteria. I highly recommend this course to others.
Eltel Networks A/S
The price includes
Before the course
- Invitation to a free two-hour meeting in Good learning (in danish)
- 40—50 hours of preparatory work (the PRINCE2® manual and the test exam will be sent out approx. 4—6 weeks prior to the course)
During the course
- Five days of instruction – 31.5 hours of instruction
- One facilitator
- Log for your personal notes
- All meals
- Course material
- Access to MyProject (in danish) — the Project Manager’s virtual toolbox
- PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner exams
After the course
- Course certificate
- Certiﬁcate (upon passed exam)
Practical learning method
This programme is a five-day non-residential course that includes preparatory work before the course and in the evenings during the course itself.
On the first days of the course, we will review the PRINCE2® theory and you will practice answering exam questions individually and in groups. We will be using various exciting forms of instruction at the course to ensure variation and optimal learning.
Mannaz is an accredited PRINCE2® training organisation approved by AXELOS who administers PRINCE2®. All course material is accredited by AXELOS as well. The course and the exam will be conducted in English.
5 days + preparation before the course | 21.900 DKK
On the penultimate day of the course, you will take the Foundation exam, and on the last day, you will take the Practitioner exam. Unless you are IPMA® A, B, C or D certified or PMI® PMP or CAPM certified, you must have passed the Foundation exam in order to take the Practitioner exam. If, contrary to expectation, you do not pass the Foundation exam, you will be given one more chance to take it either in the evening or the following morning.
If you pass both exams, an electronic certificate for PRINCE2® Practitioner will be sent to you.
The Foundation examination
This exam is one hour long and consists of 75 multiple-choice questions, five of which are test questions and do not count towards the total score. You must answer 35 questions correctly in order to pass.
Resources allowed: none.
Shortly after the exam, the facilitator will let you know if you have passed.
The Practitioner examination
This exam is 2.5 hours long and consists of eight main questions that can earn up to ten points each. You can achieve a total of 80 points and need to score 44 points (55%) in order to pass.
Resources allowed: The PRINCE2® manual.
AXELOS, which administers PRINCE2®, formulates the exam questions and the content of the assignments.
The exams will be invigilated by one of our experienced and competent PRINCE2® facilitators, who use great presentation, variation and commitment to make the material interesting, vibrant and relevant.
The facilitators are accredited by AXELOS.
PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited used under the permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved
PMI®, PMP®, and PMBOK® are registered marks of Project Management Institute, Inc.
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