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PRINCE2® Overview

A Basic Understanding Of The PRINCE2® Methodology


Our one-day PRINCE2® Overview training course will help you to understand how PRINCE2®, the popular Project Management Standard, provides the controlled environment for managing projects working from a project's controlled start to its controlled close.

Please Note: Our PRINCE2® Overview training course is not run as a public scheduled training course, however it can be delivered as a private training session for your team. Email us at or call +44 (0)1539 736 828 for a formal quote.

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1 Day
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Course Syllabus

Our PRINCE2® Overview training course will cover the following topics:

  • Why PRINCE2®?
  • Why Use A Method?
  • Organisation Benefits From PRINCE2®
  • Project Manager Benefits From PRINCE2®
  • PRINCE2® Structure
  • Project Characteristics
  • PRINCE2® Scope
  • The Process Model
  • Control Components
  • Scope For Tailoring To Your Needs
  • Controlled Start
  • Project Organisation
  • Business Case Essentials
  • Risk Management
  • Management Stages
  • Planning Product Delivery
  • Project Board Involvement
  • Controlled Progress
  • Defining Authority
  • Project Board Controls
  • Control Of Product Delivery
  • Change Control
  • Quality Control
  • Controlled Close
  • Closure Processes
  • PRINCE2® Key Features
  • Activities
  • What Now? - Project Scenarios
  • Writing Your Project Brief

Learning Outcomes

Our PRINCE2® Overview training course provides an excellent introduction into the de facto standard of the PRINCE2® Project Management method and it will ensure that you gain a basic understanding of how PRINCE2® provides benefits to your organisation.

Who Should Attend

Our PRINCE2® Overview training course is suitable for those who will be involved in Project Management activities, work alongside Project Managers, but may not need a formal qualification.

What's Included

Our PRINCE2® Overview training course includes:

  • Full Course Materials
  • Exercises

Entry-Level Requirements

Some experience in a Project Management environment is useful but not essential.

Recommended Reading

There is no recommended reading associated with our PRINCE2® Overview training course.

Exam Information

There is no formal examination or certification associated with our PRINCE2® Overview training course.

Exam Type

No Exam


No Certificate

What's Next

Our two-day PRINCE2® Foundation training course will teach you the language of PRINCE2® and become a more informed member of a project team.

Our PRINCE2® training courses are based on the 6th Edition of PRINCE2®:

Additional Information

You will have opportunities to discuss the purpose and nature of the 8 controls that PRINCE2® builds into the project ‘Contract’ (Project Initiation Document), plus be able to explore the relevance of PRINCE2® to your own projects.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our PRINCE2® Overview training course is delivered over one day.

PRINCE2® Overview Course Dates

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