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Virtual Classroom PRINCE2 (R) 2009 Foundation and Practitioner

  • Price £.00
  • Duration 1 day(s)
All major credit cards accepted

Description

The PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner course webinar series will consist of eight modules. In completing all of the modules of this course, participants will be able to:

•Understand the PRINCE2 project management method
•Discuss the implications of using and/or implementing PRINCE2
•Answer any question about PRINCE2
•Successfully pass the Foundation Exam
•Prepare for the Practitioner Examination
 

Week one

•Module 1: Startup
•Module 2: Initiation – Part I
 

Week two

•Module 3: Initiation – Part II
•Module 4: Specialist product creation
 

Week three

•Module 5: Progress
•Module 6: Project Close
 

Week four

•Exam is taken around weeks four and five
 

Week five or six

•Module 7: Preparation and review for sample Practitioner Paper EX02
•Module 8: Preparation and review for sample Practitioner Paper EX03
 

Course notes

Pre-course work: all modules include pre-course work consisting of self-study reading and assignments, and an interactive, live, virtual classroom session, i.e. webinar.

Prerequisites

Pre-course work: all modules include pre-course work consisting of self-study reading and assignments, and an interactive, live, virtual classroom session, i.e. webinar.

Course Content

Kick-off orientation
This module will provide the introduction to the course, instructor and participants.

Module one: Overview of PRINCE2/Project Start-Up
This module will review the pre-course work carried out by the candidates. This module will then review the principles, themes and processes of PRINCE2 and the PRINCE2 process model. It will then go on to explain the key considerations when starting a project.

This module will focus on what to consider when starting a project and the process of initiating a project.

Learning objectives:

•Understand the principles and processes of the PRINCE2 approach
•Describe, at a high level, the PRINCE2 project lifecycle
•Know the start-up activities and what to include in project brief
•Describe the project product description
•Consider the organizational needs of a project
•Understand the role and value of the business case for a project
 

Module 2: Project Initiation Part I
This module will focus on what to consider when initiating a project. It will also review the element of risk and quality in a project and how to plan a communication and change strategy.

Learning objectives:

•Know the steps in initiating a project
•Understand the element of risk in project management
•Describe the risk management procedure
•Know how quality supports the PRINCE2 principles
•Be familiar with the quality planning steps
•Understand how change is managed within a project
 

Module 3: Project Initiation Part II
This module will introduce PRINCE2 approach to planning and how plans are created at different levels to reflect at different levels of management (project, stage, team).

Learning objectives:

•Know the different levels of plans that can be created
•Describe the activities that constitute the PRINCE2 approach to planning
•Understand the different steps in project planning
 

Module 4: Specialist Products Creation
This module will introduce the activities involved in controlling a stage.

Learning objectives:

•Know the PRINCE2 way to monitor and control
•Describe managing product delivery process
•Know what the project manager is there to do on day-to-day basis
•Know how to enable the Project Board to be accountable for the project’s success
 

Module 5: Progress
This module will introduce the progress theme and how it relates to monitoring and controlling a project.

Learning objectives:

•Understand how to review the ongoing success of a project
•Review types of progress controls
•Describe how to manage the stage boundary process
•Know the Project Board can authorize an exception plan
 

Module 6: Closing a Project
This module will present the process of closing a project. It will also provide a final opportunity to prepare to take the Foundation exam.

Learning objectives:

•Know the key activities and actions required in closing the project down


Modules 7 and 8 are PRINCE2 Practitioner modules.

Module 7: Sample Practitioner Paper EX02
This module will check for areas that need additional learning to help prepare participants to pass the Practitioner exam.

Learning objectives:

•Know what is areas they need more study on
•Be assigned an area of study to work on with another delegate
 

Module 8: Sample Practitioner Paper EX03
This module will provide additional opportunities to check knowledge and readiness to pass the Practitioner Exam.

Learning objectives:

•Be able to teach others on an assigned topic
•Feel ready to take the Practitioner Exam
 

Please note: You must bring signed photo ID with you on any APMG exam (passport, driving licence, student card) as you will be asked to produce it by the invigilator prior to the exam. You must also be familiar with the APMG Terms and Conditions of Certification which can be found here on the APMG International website.

PRINCE2® is a Registered Trade Mark of the Office of Government Commerce in the United Kingdom and other countries
 

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