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PRINCE2® Foundation Course

11-13 Dec 2017 (€975 per seat)
Dublin
3 Days
What our clients are saying: 
  • Congratulations once again to all those who passed our recent PRINCE2® courses. Another 100% pass rate on our Foundation course!
  • We had a 98.53% pass rate on our PRINCE2® Foundation course in the past year.
  • Our PRINCE2® Practitioner pass rate YTD is 87.78% - this compares favourably with industry averages of 79.5% and 76.7% (last few years).
  • Our success is based on smaller class sizes with more room for 1:1 interaction with Ireland's leading PRINCE2® trainers.

 

"The PRINCE2 (Foundation & Practitioner) course was really excellent. Seán McEvoy conducted the course extremely well which made the week most informative and enjoyable. His style and clarity of presentation made the concepts very understandable and his advice on the assessments was invaluable. The facilities for the course and the participants course material were also of an exceptional standard."

- a senior manager, ESB

"Sean was an excellent trainer with a wealth of knowledge on PRINCE2. Sean was very approachable and made the course enjoyable"

- Operations Manager, Hibernia Networks

"Excellent Course, Brilliant Instructor"

- Supervisor, ATOS

Purpose: 

The event covers the processes, components and techniques included in the PRINCE2® Project Management Method. The course prepares delegates for the APM Group Foundation exam (included in the course).

The 3 day course includes the following:

  • Instructor Led Tuition
  • Individual and Group exercises
  • Case Study
  • Delegate Pack.
Exam Information: 

PRINCE2 Foundation Examination Format

  • Multiple choice
  • 75 questions per paper
  • 5 questions to be trial and not counted in scores
  • 35 marks required to pass (out of 70 available) - 50%
  • 60 minutes duration
  • Closed book
Suitable for: 

The event is recommended for team leaders, project assurance and project support staff who are responsible for managing/supporting projects using PRINCE2®. The course is suitable for all staff working on any type of project.

Previous experience of PRINCE2® is not necessary.

This course will be delivered through Insights, an APMG accredited training organisation.

What’s good about the course? : 

We restrict the numbers on this course to 14 to ensure a high quality learning experience. Our excellent exam results reflect this.

It is also reflected in the very positive feedback from participants on a consistent basis. 

The Key Presenters are Seán McEvoy and Mary O'Giollain.

Please note that TESG grant aid may available (via an INTRO office at DSP) for this course for qualifying individuals

The course will enable delegates to:

  • Recognise the factors which enable successful projects
  • Describe the main PRINCE2® components, processes & techniques
  • Describe the key PRINCE2® management products
  • Recognise PRINCE2® terminology
  • Prepare for and take the PRINCE2® Foundation Examination

Objectives:

The course will enable delegates to:

  • Recognise the factors which enable successful projects
  • Describe the main PRINCE2® components, processes & techniques
  • Describe the key PRINCE2® management products
  • Recognise PRINCE2® terminology
  • Prepare for and take the PRINCE2® Foundation Examination

Benefits:

  • Learn a structured approach to project management
  • Successful delegates will receive an internationally recognised certificate from the APM Group
  • Trigraph has an exceptional exam pass rate

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Detailed Content:

Accreditation

This course is accredited by APM Group.

The course addresses all aspects of PRINCE2® (components, processes and techniques) and includes additional elements such as planning and risk assessment techniques that are left open within the method.

The event includes practical pre-examination work where the instructor will review the delegate’s work and provide feedback to better enable the delegate to pass the examination.

Examination and Certification.

Examination

The Foundation examination is a one-hour multiple-choice paper. All successful delegates will receive the PRINCE2® Foundation certificate from the APM Group.

What’s included

  • Examination and Registration Fees
  • The official OGC PRINCE2® manual
  • Pre-course instructions & pre-course reading
  • Conferencing facilities (Public event only)

Your Instructor

All our instructors are practising Project Managers, with many years of experience managing projects of varying size. All instructors are themselves “Registered PRINCE2® Practitioners” and have been additionally approved by the APM Group to deliver the event.

Typical PRINCE2® Foundation Syllabus:

Day 1:

  • What is a project?: Problems with projects; Project lifecycle
  • PRINCE2 background; Scope of PRINCE2, Introduction to PRINCE2 Principles, Introduction to PRINCE2 Themes, Introduction to PRINCE2 Processes.
  • The PRINCE2 Principles - detail
  • PRINCE2 Theme – Organisation
  • Practical Exercise – case study - Organisation
  • PRINCE2 Process – Starting Up a Project (SU)
  • PRINCE2 Theme – Risk

Day 2:

  • Practical exercises – Project Brief – Sameways Group exercise   2
  • Process - INITIATING A PROJECT
  • PRINCE2 Theme – QUALITY
  • Practical exercise – Quality Management Strategy
  • PRINCE2 Theme – PLANS
  • Discussion workshop – Plan levels and controls diagram
  • Practical exercise – Product based planning
  • PRINCE2 Theme – BUSINESS CASE
  • Practical Exercise – Business Case – Sameways Group exercise 6
  •  PRINCE2 Theme – PROGRESS

Day 3:

  • Process – DIRECTING A PROJECT (continued)
  • Process – CONTROLLING A STAGE – Overview
  • Process - MANAGING PRODUCT DELIVERY - Overview
  • Process - CONTROLLING A STAGE
  • Process - MANAGING PRODUCT DELIVERY
  • QUALITY REVIEW technique
  • PRINCE2 theme– CHANGE
  • Practical Exercise – Change – Sameways Group exercise 8
  • Process – MANAGING STAGE BOUNDARIES
  • Process – DIRECTING A PROJECT (continued)
  • Process – CLOSING A PROJECT
  • Process – DIRECTING A PROJECT (continued)
  • Tailoring PRINCE2
  • PRINCE2 Foundation Examination – 1hr