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PRINCE2: Practitioner Course

This course will provide delegates with a complete and practical understanding of how to apply the PRINCE2® methodology in any number of different scenarios. It includes the preparation for, and the sitting of, the examination leading to the PRINCE2® Practitioner Certificate, which is highly prized among employers and project managers alike.

The course objectives include the practical implementation of the method and attention is paid as to how the method can be varied to suit many different types of project. Care is also taken to show delegates how to ensure the administration of the method is at a level appropriate to the project.

Scheduled Course Dates and Prices

Duration: 5 Days

Scheduled Course Price: £1250


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Who Should Attend  

Project Managers, Project Consultants, Team Managers, Project Planners, Project Estimators, Project Support Staff, Project Assurance Staff or anyone with an interest in the practical management of a PRINCE2® project.

Prerequisites 

There are no pre-requisites in terms of project management experience, although experience of managing a project will be a distinct advantage. Prior to the course, each delegate will be sent the PRINCE2® manual, suggested pre-course work and a reading list, in order that they become familiar with the PRINCE2® concepts, scenarios and questions. It is essential to the successful delivery of this course that the pre-course work is completed. A large proportion of this pre-course work may be omitted where the delegate has achieved the Foundation Certificate.

Course Timetable

DAY 1

Introduction
Overview
Introduction to Processes, Components, Techniques
Overview of Processes
Starting Up a Project
Organisation component
Risk component

DAY 2

Review of Day 1
Initiating a Project
Business Case Component
Plans Component
Product Based Planning Technique
Planning
Controls Component

DAY 3

Review of Day 2
Controlling a Stage
Managing Product Delivery
Quality Component
Quality Review Technique
Change Control Component
Configuration Management Component
Managing Stage Boundaries (SB)
Closing a Project
Directing a Project - Review
FOUNDATION EXAMINATION

DAY 4

PRINCE2 Review, if appropriate
Practitioner Exam technique / structure
Practise examination questions
Summary, Exam technique & Strategy

DAY 5

PRACTITIONER EXAMINATION

Examination

There are two examinations: the Foundation examination and the Practitioner examination.

The Foundation examination is a 1-hour, closed book, multiple-choice examination, taken at the end of the third day. 75 questions, of which 38 must be answered correctly in order to achieve a pass. The examination provides a specific and measurable assessment of the skills gained.

The Practitioner examination is 3-hour, open book, formal examination based on a single scenario, consisting of 3 questions to be answered within 3 hours. Each question is worth 50 marks, 75 marks are required in order to pass. Written reference material may be used during the exam. The examination tests the ability of the delegate to apply the methodology to the given scenario. Successful delegates are awarded the internationally recognised qualification Registered PRINCE2 Practitioner.

Please Note

Delegates should be aware that some evening study will be required on all four days, in order to assist in the successful completion of the examinations. PRINCE2® courses will be delivered in association with Datrix Training Ltd, an approved PRINCE2® training organisation..

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