PRINCE2® Practitioner Training Course

Learn How To Apply And Tailor The Method With PRINCE2® 2017 Practitioner​

Introduction

Our 2-day PRINCE2® 2017 Practitioner training course is for anyone managing projects, this could be as part of a formal project management function or a role in which project management is an inherent part of day-to-day work.

The PRINCE2® 2017 Practitioner certification will confirm that you have sufficient knowledge and understanding to apply and tailor the method in a range of different project environments and scenarios.

In January 2017, AXELOS announced the upcoming arrival of updated PRINCE2® guidance and new Foundation and Practitioner examinations, which will be launched in the middle of the year. Together, these form the PRINCE2® 2017 update and represent the first major revision of PRINCE2® since 2009...

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Please Note

You can book this course and hold it in credit until you have decided on a specific course date. Alternatively, please view our other course dates.
Exam Included
2 Days
£625Excl. VAT

Course Outline

Our PRINCE2® 2017 Practitioner training course will cover the following subjects:

Apply the PRINCE2® principles in context:

Analyse the application of PRINCE2® principles in context.

Apply and tailor relevant aspects of PRINCE2® themes in context:

Apply the PRINCE2® requirements for the business case theme, demonstrating an understanding of:

  • benefits management approach & business case
  • the recommended roles and responsibilities
  • outputs, outcomes, benefits and dis-benefits

Assess whether an approach to applying the business case theme is effective and fit for purpose, taking into consideration: the context, the PRINCE2® principles, and the purpose and requirements of the theme.

Apply the PRINCE2® requirements for the organisation theme, demonstrating an understanding of:

  • communication management approach
  • the recommended roles and responsibilities
  • the recommended project management team structure

Assess whether an approach to applying the organisation theme is effective and fit for purpose, taking into consideration: the context, the PRINCE2® principles, and the purpose and requirements of the theme.

Apply the PRINCE2® requirements for the quality theme, demonstrating an understanding of:

  • product description, project product description, quality management approach, quality register
  • recommended roles and responsibilities
  • quality planning, quality control, quality assurance

Assess whether an approach to applying the quality theme is effective and fit for purpose, taking into consideration: the context, the PRINCE2® principles, and the purpose and requirements of the theme.

Apply the PRINCE2® requirements for applying the plans theme, demonstrating an understanding of:

  • project plan, stage plan, exception plan, team plan
  • recommended roles and responsibilities
  • the recommended approach to planning, including the recommended approach to defining and analysing the products

Assess whether an approach to applying the plans theme is effective and fit for purpose, taking into consideration: the context, the PRINCE2® principles, and the purpose and requirements of the theme.

Apply the PRINCE2® requirements for applying the risk theme, demonstrating an understanding of:

  • risk management approach, risk register
  • recommended roles and responsibilities
  • the recommended risk management procedure

Assess whether an approach to applying the risk theme is effective and fit for purpose, taking into consideration: the context, the PRINCE2® principles, and the purpose and requirements of the theme.

Apply the PRINCE2® requirements for applying the change theme, demonstrating an understanding of:

  • change control approach, configuration item record, issue register, issue report, product status account
  • recommended roles and responsibilities
  • the recommended issue and change control procedure

Assess whether an approach to applying the change theme is effective and fit for purpose, taking into consideration: the context, the PRINCE2® principles, and the purpose and requirements of the theme

Apply the PRINCE2® requirements for controlling progress, demonstrating an understanding of:

  • checkpoint report, daily log, end project report, end stage report, exception report, highlight report, lessons log, work package
  • recommended roles and responsibilities
  • tolerances and raising exceptions

Assess whether an approach to applying the progress theme is effective and fit for purpose, taking into consideration: the context, the PRINCE2® principles, and the purpose and requirements of the theme.

Apply (and tailor) relevant aspects of PRINCE2® processes in context:

Carry out the starting up a project process activities, demonstrating an understanding of:

  • the recommended associated actions
  • recommended roles and responsibilities
  • how the themes may be applied

Assess whether starting up a project process activities/actions, roles and responsibilities are effective and fit for purpose, taking into consideration: the context, the PRINCE2® principles, and the purpose and objectives of the process.

Carry out the directing a project process activities, demonstrating an understanding of:

  • the recommended associated actions
  • recommended roles and responsibilities
  • how the themes may be applied

Assess whether directing a project process activities/actions, roles and responsibilities are effective and fit for purpose, taking into consideration: the context, the PRINCE2® principles, and the purpose and objectives of the process.

Carry out the initiating a project process activities, demonstrating an understanding of:

  • the recommended associated actions
  • recommended roles and responsibilities
  • how the themes may be applied

Assess whether initiating a project process activities/actions, roles and responsibilities are effective and fit for purpose, taking into consideration: the context, the PRINCE2® principles, and the purpose and objectives of the process.

Carry out the controlling a stage process activities, demonstrating an understanding of:

  • the recommended associated actions
  • recommended roles and responsibilities
  • how the themes may be applied

Assess whether controlling a stage process activities/actions, roles and responsibilities are effective and fit for purpose, taking into consideration: the context, the PRINCE2® principles, and the purpose and objectives of the process.

Carry out the managing product delivery process activities, demonstrating an understanding of:

  • the recommended associated actions
  • recommended roles and responsibilities
  • how the themes may be applied

Assess whether managing product delivery process activities/actions, roles and responsibilities are effective and fit for purpose, taking into consideration: the context, the PRINCE2® principles, and the purpose and objectives of the process.

Carry out the managing a stage boundary process activities, demonstrating an understanding of:

  • the recommended associated actions
  • recommended roles and responsibilities
  • how the themes may be applied

Assess whether managing a stage boundary process activities/actions, roles and responsibilities are effective and fit for purpose, taking into consideration: the context, the PRINCE2® principles, and the purpose and objectives of the process.

Carry out the closing a project process activities, demonstrating an understanding of:

  • the recommended associated actions
  • recommended roles and responsibilities
  • how the themes may be applied

Assess whether closing a project process activities/actions, roles and responsibilities and actions are effective and fit for purpose, taking into consideration: the context, the PRINCE2® principles, and the purpose and objectives of the process.

Description

The PRINCE2® 2017 Practitioner Certificate is only one part of becoming a successful and effective Project Manager. It is important to ensure that this is supplemented with real-life experience working on projects and investing in your own professional development.

Your PRINCE2® 2017 Practitioner certificate is valid for three years, at the end of which you will need to either resit the PRINCE2® Practitioner exam or you can maintain your certificate through AXELOS membership. To remain current through membership you must meet the following criteria within the three-year period:

  • Join membership within three months of passing your exam and remain in membership for the three-year period by renewing the subscription each year.
  • Maintain the PRINCE2 digital badge which will be awarded as part of membership for the three-year period. You will need to record 20 CPD points each year, in the prescribed categories, for the badge to be extended on renewal.

By satisfying the above criteria you will be issued a new certificate that is valid for a further three years.

About the Course

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Who Should Attend

Our PRINCE2® 2017 Practitioner training course is aimed at Project Managers, Project Management Consultants and aspiring Project Managers. It is also relevant to other key staff involved in the design, development and delivery of projects who are required, or wish, to have a greater depth of knowledge of the method, including:

  • Project Board Members
  • Senior Responsible Owners
  • Project Sponsors
  • Team Managers
  • Product Delivery Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Subject Matter Experts delivering, or providing expertise to, a project
  • Project Assurance
  • Business Change Analysts
  • Change Board Members
  • Auditors
  • Project Support
  • Project Office Support Staff
  • Programme Office Personnel

Materials Provided

  • Full Materials Including Official 'Managing Successful Project With PRINCE2®' Manual
  • Highly Skilled And Knowledgeable Tutors
  • PRINCE2® 2017 Practitioner Examination
  • Refreshments

Organisational Benefits

  • Benefit from a shared and thoroughly understood language and approach to reporting which will save time and effort.
  • Increase staff awareness of their roles and responsibilities in the Project Management Lifecycle.
  • Utilise an invaluable diagnostic tool, facilitating the assurance and assessment of project work, troubleshooting and audits.
  • Ensure stakeholders (including sponsors and resource providers) are properly represented in planning and decision making.
  • Enable more effective engagement of stakeholders in the process of project approval and management.

Individual Benefits

  • Learn how to manage projects or to work in a project environment using the most internationally recognised Project Management Method.
  • Ensure that team members focus on the viability of the project in relation to its business case objectives - rather than simply seeing the completion of the project as an end in itself.
  • Promote consistency of project work and the ability to reuse project assets while facilitating staff mobility and reducing the impact of personnel changes/handovers.
  • Design plans and reports to meet the needs of each level in the project team and Project Board, improving communication and control.
  • Mitigate perceived problems and issues and focus on the viability of the project throughout.
  • Evaluate the project portfolio to bring clarity and allow improvements in reviewing projects.

Prerequisites

Please Note: To take the PRINCE2® 2017 Practitioner examination you must provide proof of having passed one of the following:

  • PRINCE2® Foundation (This must be a 2009 certificate or later)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)*
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)*
  • IPMA Level A® (Certified Projects Director)
  • IPMA Level B® (Certified Senior Project Manager)
  • IPMA Level C® (Certified Project Manager)
  • IPMA Level D® (Certified Project Management Associate)

Private on-site training courses are delivered by Purple Griffon and are accredited through PeopleCert. Some of our public scheduled courses, dependant on location and availability, may be delivered by one of our strategic training partners, Datrix Training (part of the The Knowledge Academy group). In those cases, the PRINCE2® courses on this page are offered by The Knowledge Academy, an ATO of AXELOS Limited.

Prereading

You will be given comprehensive pre-course reading that you will need to complete before attending our PRINCE2® Practitioner training course.

Exam Overview

PRINCE2® 2017 Practitioner Examination:

  • Objective Testing
  • 68 Questions Per Paper
  • 38 Marks Or More Required To Pass (Out Of 68 Available): Approximately 55%
  • 2 1/2 hours’ (150 Minutes) Duration With No Additional Reading Time
  • Open Book Exam (Official PRINCE2® Manual Only)

Exam Type

Classroom Exam

Professional Development Units - PDUs

There are no Professional Qualification Credits associated with this course.

Qualifications

PRINCE2® 2017 Practitioner Certificate

Next Steps

Our 3-day PRINCE2® Agile Practitioner training course will help you to understand how you can PRINCE2® and Agile Best Practice and demonstrate that you can apply and tailor PRINCE2® Agile in a scenario situation.

Conclusion

Congratulations! Once you have successfully passed the PRINCE2® Practitioner examination, you will be awarded the PRINCE2® Practitioner Certificate which is a formally recognised qualification.

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