PRINCE2® Practitioner - Including Exam

Course Code: P2U-G1

Duration: 2 days


PRINCE2® Practitioner - Including Exam Course Overview

PRINCE2® has established itself as the premier approach to managing projects. PRINCE2® is generic - capable of being applied to any kind of project - scaleable and business-driven. Organisations that have adopted the PRINCE2® have claimed that they have been able to achieve greater customer satisfaction during and at the end of projects, to reduce costs and to realise greater benefit from project deliverables.

• The Registered PRINCE2® Practitioner qualification is now established as an external competence measure by organisations in the UK, the Netherlands, Australia and elsewhere.

• PRINCE2® is a Trade Mark of the Office of Government Commerce.

Skills Gained

After you complete this course you will be able to:

• • Understand the need for project management and how PRINCE2® meets that requirement

• • Understand the PRINCE2® process model and apply the PRINCE2® processes

• • Design a robust and appropriate project organisation

• • Apply appropriate controls at different levels and at different points in the life cycle of a project

• • Practice applying the PRINCE2® framework to a case study

Who will the Course Benefit?

This course is aimed at people who have already passed their PRINCE2® Foundation exam and wish to move to the 'next level' - the PRINCE2® Practitioner examination. The course follows the standard syllabus issued by the PRINCE2® Examinations Board, which focuses on the PRINCE2® framework and how this can be applied pragmatically to real projects.


• Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

• • Delegates will be provided with access to study the pre-course video files before the class starts, please reference the document that is sent with your course confirmation for details on how to access.This PRINCE2® Foundation Pre-Course Video resource is for use in preparation for the PRINCE2® Foundation Course and those returning for PRINCE2® Practitioner. Each short video covers a key area within the PRINCE2® method plus information on the PRINCE2® exams. They are primarily designed to introduce or revise PRINCE2® terminology, concepts and activities to help you get ahead on your PRINCE2® course.

• • All delegates should have passed the PRINCE2 Foundation (5th Edition or 6th Edition version) exam or hold one of the following:

• Project Management Institute (PMI)® details at

• • Project Management Professional (PMP)®

• • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®

• PMP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

• International Project Management Association (IPMA) details at

• • IPMA Level A® (Certified Projects Director)

• • IPMA Level B® (Certified Senior Project Manager)

• • IPMA Level C® (Certified Project Manager)

• • IPMA Level D® (Certified Project Management Associate).

NOTE: Course technical content is subject to change without notice.

Course Contents


• Background and Objectives

• Foundation and Practitioner - the differences

• Review of current knowledge

Project organisation

• Organisational structure

• Roles and responsibilities

• The project board

• The project manager

• Team manager

• Project assurance

• Project support


• Purpose and importance

• Components and levels of plan

• Planning techniques - the focus on products

Project control

• Stage assessments

• Establishing project and stage tolerance

• Checkpoints and highlight reports

• Handling exception situations

• Project reporting


• Understanding quality

• Quality planning

• The Quality Trail

Change Control

• Change control procedure

• Authority levels

• Analysing change


• Starting up and initiating a project

• Directing a project

• Managing stage boundaries

• Controlling a stage

• Managing product delivery

• Closing a project

PRINCE2® in practice

• Tailoring PRINCE2® for different business environments including Agile

• Scaling PRINCE2® for use with projects of different type and/or size

• Implementing PRINCE2® Project documentation

Exam Tips and Techniques

• Answering styles

• Coping with Case Studies  

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Duration: 2 days

Price: £1,145.00 exc. VAT 

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American Express
University of Cambridge
Scottish Government
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Ordnance Survey
Ministry of Defence
Zurich Insurance Group

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