PRINCE2® Practitioner (AXELOS Accredited)

Pass the PRINCE2® Practitioner examination first time and gain a real in depth understanding of PRINCE2®.
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Published 9/2015 English

Course Description

PRINCE2® – THE WORLD’S MOST PRACTICED PROJECT MANAGEMENT METHODOLOGY

PRINCE2 (Projects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto standard developed and used extensively by project managers around the world.

Embodying established and proven best practice in project management, PRINCE2 is a flexible method that guides you through the essentials for running a successful project, regardless of type or scale. It can be tailored to meet your organization or industry-specific requirement.

This course is accredited by EXIN on behalf of AXELOS

The course consists of:

  • 26 video lessons, lasting 4 hours 20 minutes
  • 2 sample practitioner exam papers (2.5 hours each)
  • 7 Case Studies
  • 3 White Papers

The course covers the entire practitioner exam syllabus including:

  • 7 PRINCE2 Processes
  • 7 PRINCE2 Themes

SUCCESSFULLY MANAGE YOUR CAREER WITH PRINCE2

  • Recognized around the world with a global qualification which demonstrates your ability to apply best practice approaches to managing projects.
  • Improved position in the job market and career progression within project and programme management by gaining recognized and regarded qualifications.
  • Effective methodology that works well with ‘knowledge based’ practices such as PMBOK – common in all projects around the world.
  • Clear role governance responsibilities, including the triggers, inputs and expected outputs.
  • Structured approach with controls to provide a delivery methodology that works repeatedly and will enable you to successfully deliver projects.
  • Manageable deliverables on each project, with stages to ensure that decisions are undertaken using an Agile approach
  • Protected project assets by knowing how to close your projects well to ensure lessons are captured.
  • Improved delivery confidence as everyone understands their role in delivering what the business expects.
  • Successful and consistent delivery to achieve the expected benefits by always starting your projects well.


PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited.

The Swirl logo™ is a trade mark of AXELOS Limited.

Copyright © Zindiak Limited and AXELOS Limited 2015. All rights reserved.

Material in this course has been sourced from Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2® manual 2009 Edition

What are the requirements?

  • Students should have a PRINCE Foundation certificate.
  • Students will require a copy of the PRINCE2 manual "Managing successful projects with PRINCE2 2009 Edition".

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Pass the AXELOS PRINCE2® Practitioner Certification Examination
  • Understand terms and concepts relating to the overview, principles and tailoring PRINCE2 to the project environment, and explain how these are applied on/are involved with a project.
  • Identify the difference between embedding and tailoring PRINCE2.
  • Identify the context of a customer/supplier environment and how it affects the application of the themes, processes and management products within a project.
  • Understand how the Business Case theme relates to the principles; the approach to the treatment of this theme; how it is applied throughout the project life-cycle and the responsibilities involved.
  • Identify the recommended composition of a Business Case, and in which process(es) it is developed, verified, maintained and confirmed and which roles are responsible for this.
  • Identify the recommended composition of a Benefits Review Plan, and in which process(es) it is developed, used and reviewed and which roles are responsible for this.
  • Identify the relationship between a programme’s business case and a project’s Business Case.
  • Be able to apply and tailor the relevant aspects of the Business Case theme to a project scenario, when creating products or making decisions related to this theme, in any or all of the processes.
  • Identify appropriate information, using the recommended composition, for inclusion in the Business Case and Benefits Review Plan.
  • Identify outputs, outcomes, benefits and dis-benefits.
  • Be able to identify, analyse and distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate application of the Business Case theme throughout the life-cycle of a project scenario.
  • Analyse whether the Business Case and Benefits Review Plan, using the recommended composition, are fit for purpose, with reasons, and whether the appropriate roles have been involved in their development and maintenance throughout the life of a project
  • Understand how the Organization theme relates to the principles; the approach to the treatment of this theme; how it is applied throughout the project life-cycle and the responsibilities involved.
  • Identify how the four levels of the project management structure apply to the process model.
  • Identify the relationship between the Communication Management Strategy and other products and themes.
  • Identify the recommended composition of a Communication Management Strategy, in which process(es) it is developed, used and reviewed and which roles are responsible for this.
  • Be able to apply and tailor the relevant aspects of the Organization theme to a project scenario, when creating products or making decisions related to this theme, in any or all of the processes.
  • Identify an appropriate project management team structure and role descriptions, including acceptable role consolidations or sharing.
  • Identify appropriate information, using the recommended composition, for inclusion in a Communication Management Strategy.
  • Be able to identify, analyse and distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate application of the Organization theme throughout the life-cycle of a project scenario.
  • Analyse whether the Project management team structure, using the recommended composition, is fit for purpose, with reasons, and whether the correct roles have been involved in its development and maintenance throughout the life of a project.
  • Analyse whether the Communication Management Strategy, using the recommended composition, is fit for purpose, with reasons, and whether the correct roles have been involved in its development and maintenance throughout the life of a project.
  • Understand how the Quality theme relates to the principles; the approach to the treatment of this theme; how it is applied throughout the project life-cycle and the responsibilities involved.
  • Identify the PRINCE2 approach to quality - quality audit trail.
  • Identify the recommended composition of a Project Product Description and in which process(es) it is developed, used and reviewed and which roles are responsible for this.
  • Identify the recommended composition of a Product Description and in which process(es) it is developed, used and reviewed and which roles are responsible for this.
  • Identify the recommended composition of a Quality Register and in which process(es) it is developed, used and reviewed and which roles are responsible for this.
  • Identify the recommended composition of a Quality Management Strategy and in which process(es) it is developed, used and reviewed and which roles are responsible for this.
  • Be able to apply and tailor the relevant aspects of the Quality theme to a project scenario, when creating products or making decisions related to this theme, in any or all of the processes.
  • Identify appropriate information, using the recommended composition, for inclusion in the Project Product Description, Product Description, Quality Register and Quality Management Strategy.
  • Identify appropriate actions and responsibilities when applying the quality review technique to a given product.
  • Identify appropriate actions and responsibilities when applying quality planning and quality control to a given project.
  • Be able to identify, analyse and distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate application of the Quality theme throughout the life-cycle of a project scenario.
  • Analyse whether the Project Product Description, Product Description, Quality Register and Quality Management Strategy, using the recommended composition, are fit for purpose, with reasons, and whether the appropriate roles have been involved in their development and maintenance throughout the life of a project.
  • Analyse the use of the quality review technique for a given product.
  • Analyse whether quality planning activities have been, or are scheduled to be, undertaken appropriately during the execution of a project, with reasons, and whether the appropriate roles have been involved.
  • Understand and document the customer’s quality expectations and the project’s acceptance criteria in the Project Product Description.
  • Formulate a Quality Management Strategy and set up a Quality Register.
  • Analyse whether quality control activities have been, or are scheduled to be, undertaken appropriately during the execution of a project, with reasons, and whether the appropriate roles have been involved.
  • Understand how the Plans theme relates to the principles; the approach to the treatment of this theme; how it is applied throughout the project life-cycle and the responsibilities involved.
  • Identify the recommended composition of a Plan, in which process(es) it is developed, used and reviewed, and which roles are responsible for this.
  • Be able to apply and tailor the relevant aspects of the Plans theme to a project scenario, when creating products or making decisions related to this theme, in any or all of the processes.
  • Identify appropriate information, using the recommended composition, for inclusion in a Plan (excluding the schedule).
  • Identify the appropriate actions and responsibilities when applying the product-based planning technique, including the creation of Product Descriptions, a product breakdown structure and a product flow diagram.
  • Be able to identify, analyse and distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate application of the Plans theme throughout the life-cycle of a project scenario.
  • Analyse whether a Plan (excluding the schedule), using the recommended composition, is fit for its purpose, with reasons, and whether the appropriate roles have been involved in its development and maintenance throughout the life of a project.
  • Analyse whether the Product-based planning technique has been applied appropriately. This should include analysing the appropriate application of Product Descriptions, a product breakdown structure and a product flow diagram, with reasons.
  • Understand how the Risk theme relates to the principles; the approach to the treatment of this theme; how it is applied throughout the project life-cycle and the responsibilities involved.
  • Identify the recommended composition of a Risk Management Strategy and in which process(es) they are developed, used and reviewed, and which roles are responsible for this.
  • Identify the recommended composition of a Risk Register and in which process(es) they are developed, used and reviewed, and which roles are responsible for this.
  • Identify the concept of inherent, secondary and residual risks.
  • Be able to apply and tailor the relevant aspects of the Risk theme to a project scenario, when creating products or making decisions related to this theme, in any or all of the processes.
  • Identify appropriate information, using the recommended composition, for inclusion in the Risk Management Strategy and Risk Register.
  • Identify the appropriate actions and responsibilities when applying the steps within the recommended risk management procedure.
  • Identify primary and secondary risks and estimate inherent and residual risks.
  • Be able to identify, analyse and distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate application of the Risk theme throughout the life-cycle of a project scenario.
  • Analyse whether the Risk Management Strategy and Risk Register, using the recommended composition, are fit for purpose, with reasons, and whether the appropriate roles have been involved in their development and maintenance throughout the life of a project.
  • Analyse whether activities undertaken during the execution of the recommended risk management procedure are appropriate, with reasons, and whether the appropriate roles have been involved.
  • Understand how the Change theme relates to the principles; the approach to the treatment of this theme; how it is applied throughout the project life-cycle and the responsibilities involved.
  • Identify in which process(es) issues are captured and managed, and which roles are responsible.
  • Identify in which process(es) a change budget and a Change Authority are agreed and which roles are responsible.
  • Identify the recommended composition of a Configuration Management Strategy and in which process(es) it is developed, used and reviewed, and which roles are responsible for this.
  • Identify the recommended composition of a Configuration Item Record and in which process(es) they are developed, used and reviewed, and which roles are responsible for this.
  • Identify the recommended composition of an Issue Report and in which process(es) they are developed, used and reviewed, and which roles are responsible for this.
  • Identify the recommended composition of an Issue Register and in which process(es) it is developed, used and reviewed, and which roles are responsible for this.
  • Identify the recommended composition of a Product Status Account and in which process(es) they are developed, used and reviewed, and which roles are responsible for this.
  • Be able to apply and tailor the relevant aspects of the Change theme to a project scenario, when creating products or making decisions related to this theme, in any or all of the processes.
  • Identify appropriate information, using the recommended composition, for inclusion in the Configuration Management Strategy, Configuration Item Record, Issue Report, Issue Register and Product Status Account.
  • Identify the appropriate type for a given issue.
  • Identify the appropriate actions and responsibilities when applying the recommended issue and change control procedure.
  • Identify appropriate resource(s) for the role of Change Authority.
  • Identify the appropriate actions and responsibilities when applying the typical activities of configuration management.
  • Be able to identify, analyse and distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate application of the Change theme throughout the life-cycle of a project scenario.
  • Analyse whether the Configuration Management Strategy, Configuration Item Record, Issue Report, Issue Register and Product Status Account, using the recommended composition, are fit for purpose, with reasons, and whether the appropriate roles have been involved in their development and maintenance throughout the life of a project.
  • Analyse whether activities undertaken during the execution of the recommended issue and change control procedure are appropriate, with reasons, and whether the appropriate roles have been involved.
  • Analyse whether the typical activities of configuration management have been undertaken appropriately, with reasons, and whether the appropriate roles have been involved.
  • Understand how the Progress theme relates to the principles; the approach to the treatment of this theme; how it is applied throughout the project life-cycle and the responsibilities involved.
  • Identify the recommended composition of a Work Package and in which process(es) they are developed, used and reviewed, and which roles are responsible for this.
  • Identify the recommended composition of a Lessons Log and in which process(es) it is developed, used and reviewed, and which roles are responsible for this.
  • Identify the recommended composition of a Checkpoint Report and in which process(es) they are developed, used and reviewed, and which roles are responsible for this.
  • Identify the recommended composition of a Highlight Report and in which process(es) they are developed, used and reviewed, and which roles are responsible for this.
  • Identify the recommended composition of an End Stage Report and in which process(es) they are developed, used and reviewed, and which roles are responsible for this.
  • Identify the recommended composition of an Exception Report and in which process(es) they are developed, used and reviewed, and which roles are responsible for this.
  • Identify the recommended composition of an End Project Report and in which process(es) it is developed, used and reviewed, and which roles are responsible for this.
  • Identify the recommended composition of a Lessons Report and in which process(es) it is developed, used and reviewed, and which roles are responsible for this.
  • Be able to apply and tailor the relevant aspects of the Progress theme to a project scenario, when creating products or making decisions related to this theme, in any or all of the processes.
  • Identify appropriate information, using the recommended composition, for inclusion in a Work Package, Lessons Log, Checkpoint Report, Highlight Report, End Stage Report, Exception Report, End Project Report and Lessons Report.
  • Identify the appropriate actions and responsibilities when applying the concept of management by exception.
  • Be able to identify, analyse and distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate application of the Progress theme throughout the life-cycle of a project scenario.
  • Analyse whether a Work Package, Lessons Log, Checkpoint Report, Highlight Report, End Stage Report, Exception Report, End Project Report and Lessons Report, using the recommended composition, are fit for purpose, with reasons, and whether the appropriate roles have been involved in their development and maintenance throughout the life of a project.
  • Analyse whether activities undertaken to manage by exception during the execution of the project were applied appropriately, with reasons, and whether the appropriate roles have been involved.
  • Understand the SU process and how it can be applied and tailored on a project.
  • Identify the activities within the SU process and the responsibilities within them.
  • Identify how the seven themes may be applied within the SU process.
  • Identify the recommended composition of a Project Brief and in which process(es) it is developed, used and reviewed, and which roles are responsible.
  • Be able to apply the SU process, tailoring the recommended activities and actions where appropriate, to a project scenario.
  • Identify appropriate information, using the recommended composition, for inclusion in the Project Brief.
  • Identify the recommended SU process actions when carrying out the activities within the SU process.
  • Be able to identify, analyse and distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate application of the SU process to a project scenario.
  • Analyse whether the Project Brief, using the recommended composition, is fit for its purpose, with reasons, and whether the appropriate roles have been involved in its development and maintenance throughout the SU process.
  • Analyse whether the recommended SU process actions have been undertaken appropriately, with reasons, and whether the appropriate roles have been involved when carrying out the activities within the SU process.
  • Understand the DP process and how it can be applied and tailored on a project.
  • Identify the activities within the DP process and the responsibilities within them.
  • Identify how the seven themes may be applied within the DP process.
  • Be able to identify, analyse and distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate application of the DP process to a project scenario.
  • Analyse whether the recommended DP process actions have been undertaken appropriately, with reasons, and whether the appropriate roles have been involved when carrying out the activities within the DP process.
  • Understand the IP process and how it can be applied and tailored on a project.
  • Identify the activities within the IP process and the responsibilities within them.
  • Identify how the seven themes may be applied within the IP process.
  • Identify the recommended composition of the Project Initiation Documentation, and in which process(es) it is developed, used and reviewed, and which roles are responsible.
  • Be able to apply the IP process, tailoring the recommended activities and actions where appropriate, to a project scenario.
  • Identify the recommended IP process actions when carrying out the activities within the IP process.
  • Be able to identify, analyse and distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate application of the IP process to a project scenario.
  • Analyse whether the Project Initiation Documentation, using the recommended composition, is fit for its purpose, with reasons, and whether the appropriate roles have been involved in its development and maintenance throughout the IP process.
  • Analyse whether the recommended IP process actions have been undertaken appropriately, with reasons, and whether the appropriate roles have been involved when carrying out the activities within the IP process.
  • Understand the CS process and how it can be applied and tailored on a project.
  • Identify the activities within the CS process and the responsibilities within them.
  • Identify how the seven themes may be applied within the CS process.
  • Be able to apply the CS process, tailoring the recommended activities and actions where appropriate, to a project scenario.
  • Identify the recommended CS process actions when carrying out the activities with the CS process.
  • Be able to identify, analyse and distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate application of the CS process to a project scenario.
  • Analyse whether the recommended CS process actions have been undertaken appropriately, with reasons, and whether the appropriate roles have been involved when carrying out the activities within the CS process.
  • Understand the MP process and how it can be applied and tailored on a project.
  • Identify the activities within the MP process and the responsibilities within them.
  • Identify how the seven themes may be applied within the MP process.
  • Be able to apply the MP process, tailoring the recommended activities and actions where appropriate, to a project scenario.
  • Identify the recommended MP process actions when carrying out the activities within the MP process.
  • Be able to identify, analyse and distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate application of the MP process to a project scenario.
  • Analyse whether the recommended MP process actions have been undertaken appropriately, with reasons, and whether the appropriate roles have been involved when carrying out the activities within the MP process.
  • Understand the SB process and how it can be applied and tailored on a project.
  • Identify the activities within the SB process and the responsibilities within them.
  • Identify how the seven themes may be applied within the SB process.
  • Be able to apply the SB process, tailoring the recommended activities and actions where appropriate, to a project scenario.
  • Identify the recommended SB process actions when carrying out the activities within the SB process.
  • Be able to identify, analyse and distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate application of the SB process to a project scenario.
  • Analyse whether the recommended SB process actions have been undertaken appropriately, with reasons, and whether the appropriate roles have been involved when carrying out the activities within the SB process.
  • Understand the CP process and how it can be applied and tailored on a project.
  • Identify the activities within the CP process and the responsibilities within them.
  • Identify how the seven themes may be applied within the CP process.
  • Be able to apply the CP process, tailoring the recommended activities and actions where appropriate, to a project scenario.
  • Identify the recommended CP process actions when carrying out the activities within the CP process.
  • Be able to identify, analyse and distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate application of the CP process to a project scenario.
  • Analyse whether the recommended CP process actions have been undertaken appropriately, with reasons, and whether the appropriate roles have been involved when carrying out the activities within the CP process.

What is the target audience?

  • This PRINCE2 Practitioner course is meant for Project Managers who have already passed the PRINCE2 Foundation Examination.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction and Essential Reading
3 pages

This document provides an introduction to the course materials.

Our evaluation form is included in the additional resources, we should be grateful if you would complete it and return it to your instructor upon completion of the course.

Introduction
Preview
03:39
PRINCE2 Foundation Recap
Preview
14:19
Project Scenario for Quizzes
58 pages
Section 2: PRINCE2 Processes
Starting up a Project (SU) Process
10:38
Directing a Project (DP) Process - Part A
Preview
04:15
Starting up a Project (SU)
5 questions
Initiating a Project (IP) Process
19:03
Directing a Project (DP) Process - Part B
05:48
Initiating a Project (IP)
5 questions
Controlling a Stage (CS) Process
10:47
Directing a Project (DP) Process - Part C
02:28
Managing Product Deliver (MP) Process
05:20
Managing a Stage Boundary (SB) Process
05:07
Directing a Project (DP) Process - Part D
01:42
Closing a Project (CP) Process
10:01
Directing a Project (DP) Process - Part E
01:32
Closing a Project (CP)
10 questions
Section 3: PRINCE2 Themes
Business Case Theme - Part A
15:28
Business Case Theme - Part B
11:31
Business Case (BC)
7 questions
Organization Theme
16:08
Organisation Theme (OR)
10 questions
Quality Theme - Part A
13:57
Quality Theme - Part B
05:49
Quality Theme - Part C
10:24
Quality Theme - Part D
03:51
Quality Theme (QU)
10 questions
Plans Theme - Part A
13:13
Plans Theme - Part B
10:01
Plans Theme (PL)
10 questions
Risk Theme
20:23
Risk Theme (RK)
10 questions
Change Theme
18:12
Change Theme (CH)
7 questions
Progress Theme
14:30
Progress Theme (PG)
10 questions
Section 4: Tailoring PRINCE2 to the Project Environment
Tailoring PRINCE2 to the Project Environment
13:15
Section 5: Sample Examinations
58 pages

This PDF contains the Examination:

  1. Scenario
  2. Questions
  3. Answers
  4. Rationale for the answers
56 pages

This PDF contains the Examination:

  1. Scenario
  2. Questions
  3. Answers
  4. Rationale for the answers
Section 6: Case Studies
British Council - Case Study
6 pages
Suffolk County Council - Case Study
6 pages
DPS - Case Study
3 pages
The Port of Rotterdam and Maasvlakte - Case Study
11 pages
GDF-SUEZ - Case Study
8 pages
Using PRINCE2 with ITIL - Case Study
9 pages
Achieving excellence through employee development - Case Study
9 pages
Section 7: White Papers
Business Benefits - White Paper
Preview
14 pages
PRINCE2 in 1000 Words - White Paper
Preview
7 pages
IPMA Competence Baseline - White Paper
11 pages

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Instructor Biography

Zindiak Limited, Best Management Practice - Training and Consultancy

Zindiak Limited

We are a Training and Consultancy company focused on the AXELOS Best Management Practice Products.

AXELOS’ qualifications are globally recognized and highly sought after by potential employers. They can help you to quickly improve your skills and capabilities across a number of key business disciplines, in turn driving strong business performance.

We provide training in all their well-known and highly regarded certifications including ITIL® for IT Service Management, PRINCE2® for Project Management, RESILIA™ for Cyber Resilience and M_o_R® for Risk Management.

All Zindiak Training Courses are accredited by EXIN on Behalf of AXELOS. This is your guarantee that this course meets the strict quality criteria defined by AXELOS.

Zindiak is a Certified AXELOS Global Partner.

Matt Trigg (Trainer)

Over 25 years' experience delivering business benefits to organizations in the public and private sectors.

PRINCE2®, PRINCE2 Agile™, M_o_R® and RESILIA AXELOS Accredited Trainer.

MoP®, MSP®, PRINCE2®, PRINCE2 Agile™, M_o_R®, MoV®, P3O®, RESILIA Practitioner.

Matt has passed 27 AXELOS certification examinations and will teach you exactly what you need to know in order to pass your certification exam first time.

ITIL®, PRINCE2®, MSP®, M_o_R®, MoP®, MoV® and P3O® are Registered Trade Marks of AXELOS Limited.

PRINCE2 Agile™ and Resilia™ are Trade Marks of AXELOS Limited.

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