Getting started with PRINCE2 online
What is a project? Projects vs Programmes; what is Project Management? Why PRINCE2? Reasons why Projects Fail; Addressing Project Failure.
Introduction to PRINCE2®
PRINCE2 Structure; The 7 Principles, Themes and Processes; Processes and Themes Integration; Process Model; Tailoring PRINCE2.
- Starting up a Project (SU)
- Initiating a Project (IP)
- Controlling a Stage (CS)
- Managing Product Delivery (MP)
- The objectives and context of Directing a Project (DP) process
- Managing a Stage Boundary (SB)
- Closing a Project (CP)
Organisation Structure, Roles and Responsibilities for Project Board, Project Assurance, Change Authority, Project Manager, Team Manager, Project Support
Outputs, Outcomes and Benefits; Types of Business Case; Benefits Review Plan; Links with the processes. Tailoring.
Risk Management Strategy; Risk Register, Appetite and Tolerances; Risk Responses; Risk Management; Risk Budget. Links with the processes. Tailoring.
Project, Stage and Team Plans; Product Based Planning; Estimating; Scheduling; Links with the processes. Tailoring.
Customer Quality Expectations and acceptance Criteria, Quality Management Strategy; Quality Audit Trail; Project Assurance vs Quality Assurance; Quality Control, Links with the processes. Tailoring.
Issue and Change Control Procedure; Types of Issues; Change Budget; Change Authority; Configuration Management Strategy. Tailoring.
Tolerances and Delegating Authority; Management Stages; Project Controls; Event-based and Time based controls; Reviewing and Reporting Progress, Escalating Issues and Exceptions; Tailoring.
How to approach the exam
Hints and tips on exam approach; Style of questions; Full Foundation and Practitioner exam simulation with references to the PRINCE2 Manual and interactive adaptive reasoning feedback. All modules include Interactive Tasks, Visualisation Mind Maps, Foundation and Practitioner Exam Simulations.