PRINCE2® Foundation 6th Edition

Course 1176

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Exam Voucher: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: Intermediate

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, organisation, geography, or culture. Through practice exams, workshops, and overnight study, this PRINCE2 certification training provides the knowledge required to prepare for the PRINCE2 Foundation in project management exam.

    PRINCE2® Foundation 6th Edition Certification Course Delivery Methods

    • In-Person

    • Online

    • On Demand

    PRINCE2® Foundation 6th Edition Certification Course Benefits

    Prepare for the PRINCE2 Foundation Exam

    Learn to apply the structure of PRINCE2 to projects

    Test your knowledge in the included end-of-course exam

    Continue learning and face new challenges with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching 

    Take2 exam re-sit included

    Practice exams, prep questions, and additional resources included

    PRINCE2® Foundation 6th Edition Certification Course Outline

    • 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

    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

    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

    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
    • Applying proven tips for exam success
    • Practicing with test questions and mock papers

    PRINCE2® Foundation 6th Edition On-Demand Training Content

    The following on-demand modules are included with the Premium training option:

    • 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

    The following on-demand modules are included with the Premium training option:

    • Practitioner Module 1: Introduction to PRINCE2 Practitioner
    • Practitioner Module 2: The Principles of PRINCE2
    • Practitioner Module 3: Business Case
    • Practitioner Module 4: Organisation
    • 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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    Course FAQs

    There are no mandatory requirements to attend this course, however, attendees should have some knowledge and experience with projects. If you are coming to project management for the very first time, it is suggested that you consider a foundation course as a way to get to grips with practical basics. See Software Project Management Training or Introduction to Project Management Training.

    We recommend you read the PRINCE2 manual prior to your course. The following PRINCE2 materials will be sent to you two 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

    Learning Tree provides exam vouchers to attendees to take the exam after class. Exams are proctored by PeopleCert.

    You will be provided with an exam voucher for each exam and a link to register and schedule your online exam sessions with the PeopleCert web proctoring service. You will take your exams after you have completed your training course. Visit the PeopleCert website for more information on the logistics of taking your web-proctored exam with PeopleCert.

    For publicly scheduled course events, Learning Tree will set up the Take2 option for all attendees when we order your exam voucher. If you aren’t successful on your first exam, you will be notified by PeopleCert that you are eligible to register for the exam retake. Unfortunately, those who attended a course event before April 1 and attendees of private or closed training events are not eligible for this benefit unless this has been pre-agreed.

    Though exam vouchers can cost hundreds, there is no additional cost to you to sign up for the Take2 re-sit program. Take2 is an additional complimentary benefit offered to you by Learning Tree.

    Yes, you must re-sit the exam within six months of your initial exam.