PRINCE2® Foundation

Managing Projects with PRINCE®

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

In an organisation when projects fail to meet the deadlines specified the end result is a product with poor quality. This is an indication of project team’s failure to handle the project. This can be attributed either to  an unstructured approach or no approach being followed at all for project management. In 1989 CCTA adopted a version of PROMPT II (Project Resource Organisation Management Planning Techniques) for project management. The CCTA called it PRINCE (PRompt II IN the CCTA Environment). This was later renamed to  Projects IN Controlled Environment. PRINCE2® delivers better projects and project outputs using the best process based structured approach. This approach helps the organisation to keep track of the project status at various stages continuously. The PRINCE2® Foundation course provides delegates with the fundamentals of project management using PRINCE2®. PRINCE2® has two levels which a delegate can certify  - The Foundation and the Practitioner. Only after clearing the Foundation exam can the delegate sit for the Practitioner course. While PRINCE2® Foundation provides the delegates with the fundamentals of project management in a controlled environment, the PRINCE2® Practitioner course goes into further details of what is learnt in the Foundation part.

  • Now with PRINCE2® 2017 update

  • Learn the basics of Project Management using PRINCE2®

  • Know how to meet your project deadlines using the PRINCE2® methodology

  • Understand the 7 themes, processes and principles of PRINCE2®

  • Certified and Experienced Faculty to train the candidates

  • Train with Global Training Provider

WHAT'S INCLUDED ?

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Tutor Support

A dedicated tutor will be at your disposal throughout the training to guide you through any issues.

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Key Learning Points

Clear and concise objectives to guide delegates through the course.

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Exam(s) included

Exams are provided, as part of the course. Obtaining certification is dependant on passing these exams

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Certification

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Pre Course Material

It provides some basic knowledge about the course before training.

PREREQUISITES

Even though there are no prerequisites required for PRINCE2® Foundation course, it is good if the delegates have a basic understanding of project management and its terminologies.

TARGET AUDIENCE

The PRINCE2® Foundation course is for all those want to manage projects as per the guidelines laid down by PRINCE2®. The PRINCE2® Foundation course is best for those who are new to project management. Professionals who are eager to become Project Managers or who want to improve upon their project management skills can join this course. Following mentioned delegates can enrol into this course:

  • Product Managers
  • Business Project Managers
  • Program Managers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Engineering Leads
  • Business Analysts
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Leaders
  • Team Members

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

  • Using PRINCE2® fulfil the organisation’s needs
  • Know about the basics of PRINCE2®
  • Get an understanding of PRINCE2® processes, techniques, components, structure and elements
  • Understand how PRINCE2® processes can be used in an organisation
  • Break down the larger projects into small parts to manage effectively
  • Enhance your project management skills
  • Learn to communicat with the organisations teams and tem members PRINCE2® methodology
  • Understand the importance of stakeholder management during the project
  • Know about the roles and responsibilities of team members

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The PRINCE2® methodology helps project managers to work with their projects in a controlled environment. PRINCE2® Foundation lays the basis of project management for the delegates. At MSP Training the delegates during the PRINCE2® Foundation course get the knowledge and skills to handle projects and risks associated with them while maintaining quality as well. The delegates learn the advantages of using PRINCE2® methodologies along with the knowledge and skills required to get through the Foundation Certification Exam. The course teaches the delegates a the PRINCE2® principles and terminology. The course also helps the delegates to develop their communication between the project team and other members of the organisation. By applying the concepts of PRINCE2®, delegates, who are would be project managers, are able to save both time and money and also deliver their projects in the stipulated time. The most recent update of PRINCE2® is the PRINCE2® 2017. AXELOS felt the need to update PRINCE2® so that the delegates could focus more on the implementation of PRINCE2® rather than just cramming the theory to get through the certification.

Examination

AXELOS has removed the configuration management topic from PRINCE2® starting with PRINCE2® 2017 update. Exam questions now focus more on the implementation of PRINCE2® on the projects rather than just on the theory part. The number of questions in the new update of PRINCE2® have also been reduced. In the new update of PRINCE2®, the reasoning questions have also been removed.

 


PROGRAM CONTENT

  • Introduction
    • Overview of Project Management
    • PRINCE2® Terminology
    • Introduction to PRINCE2®
    • Link between PRINCE2® themes, principles and processes
    • Adapt PRINCE2® in the project environment
    • Project Lifecycle
    • Product Lifecycle
  • PRINCE2® Principles
    • Overview of PRINCE2® principles
    • Benefits and objectives
    • Management Stages
  • PRINCE2® Themes
    • Overview of PRINCE2® themes
  • Business case
    • What is the business case?
    • Outcomes and outputs
    • Benefits and disadvantages
    • Developing and Verifying
    • Maintain Business Case
    • Benefits Review Plan
  • Organisation
    • Project Team and Project Board structure
    • Project Manager
    • Team Manager
    • Change authority
    • Project support responsibilities and roles
    • Communication management strategy
    • Stakeholder management
  • Plans
    • Overview of plans
    • Levels of plans
    • Exception plans
    • Product-based approach
    • Product breakdown structure
    • Product flow diagram
    • PRINCE2® Planning steps
    • Product description
  • Progress
    • Management Stages
    • Technical stages
    • Tolerance and raising exceptions
    • Project manager controls for reviewing
    • Project manager controls for reporting progress
    • Baselines for control
    • Capture and report lessons
    • Event-driven
    • Time-driven controls
  • Change
    • Issue and change control procedure
    • Baseline
    • Handling changes
    • Tracking and protecting products
    • Change budget
    • Change authority
  • Quality
    • Definition of Quality
    • Quality Audit trial
    • Acceptance criteria
    • Quality assurance
    • Quality criteria
    • Quality management strategy
    • Quality controls
    • Quality review techniques
  • Risk
    • Risk management in projects
    • Plan for risk management
    • Procedure of Risk management
    • Risk budget

PRINCE2® Principles

  • Starting up a project
    • Purpose of starting a project
    • Appointing executive and a project manager
    • Design project management team
  • Directing a project
    • Purpose
  • Initiating a project
    • Purpose
    • Activities in beginning a project
    • Set project controls
  • Controlling a stage
    • Purpose
    • Authorize work package
    • Review stage status
  • Manage product delivery
    • Purpose
    • Accept work package
  • Managing stage boundary
    • Overview
    • Objectives
    • Plan for next stage
  • Closing a project
    • Purpose
    • Prepare plan closure
  • Tailor PRINCE2® in the project environment
  • PRINCE2® Foundation exam

 

DATES, PRICES AND EVENTS

Course Name Dates Duration Price
PRINCE2® Foundation 04/02/2019 Portsmouth
3 days
£2695
PRINCE2® Foundation 15/04/2019 Portsmouth
3 days
£2695
PRINCE2® Foundation 23/04/2019 Portsmouth
3 days
£2695
PRINCE2® Foundation 07/05/2019 Portsmouth
3 days
£2695
PRINCE2® Foundation 28/05/2019 Portsmouth
3 days
£2695
PRINCE2® Foundation 27/08/2019 Portsmouth
3 days
£2695
PRINCE2® Foundation 25/11/2019 Portsmouth
3 days
£2695

ABOUT Portsmouth

Portsmouth,  situated on the Portsea Island,70-miles south-west of London, in Hampshire is home to 205,400 people. Portsmouth is said to have been existing during the Roman civilization too. Portsmouth for many centuries has served the Royal Navy as well. During the French invasion of 1545, Portsmouth is said to have served England as a line of defence. It is also known as the oldest dry dock of the world.

Portsmouth became the first to go into mass production. As such it also came to be known for being an industrialized city. The Portsmouth Blitz, during the Second World War, claimed 930 lives, as a result of bombing by the Nazi forces. The troops deployed to liberate the Falkland Islands in 1982 were from the Portsmouth’s naval base. When Hong Kong, the last British colony, was to be transferred, The Queen’s yacht Britannia left to Hongkong from Portsmouth.

Literature

‘Pompey’, a novel by Jonathan Meades, shows Portsmouth as the home of many criminals.Fanny Park, the lead character, in Jane Austen's novel Mansfield Park, is a resident of Portsmouth. Incidentally, many of Jane Austen’s made sure that her novels came to end in the Portsmouth city. In his novel, ‘The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby', Charles Dickens has portrayed Nicholas and Smike getting involved in a theatrical troupe in Portsmouth. The Aubrey-Martin series by Patrick O’Brian mostly saw Captain Jack Aubrey’s ships sailing from Portsmouth.

Many crime novels such D.I. Faraday/D.C. Winter novels by Graham Hurley and the Heartsone by C.J.Samson were set in Portsmouth.Published in 2014, the ‘Portsmouth Fairy Tales for Grown Ups’, had locations in its stories that were from around Portsmouth.

Sport

The Fratton Park is the home ground for Portsmouth F.C. The team has been victorious twice winning the Football League titles in 1949 and 1950. The team was victorious in the FA Cup in 1939 and 2008. The team once again started playing the Premier League in the 2003 season. 2010 to 2012 was a period of great difficulties for the team. They went down to the Championship level and then to LeagueOne by 2012. 2013 saw them further relegated to the fourth tier of the English Football, the League Two. Pompey Supporters Trust, in April 2013, purchased the team and made it making it the biggest fan-owned football club in the history of English Football.

Yet another football club has been the Moneyfields F.C, which based in Portsmouth has played in the Wessex Football League Premier Division since 1998.

The Wessex League Division One has two teams playing from Portsmouth which are - United Services Portsmouth F.C (formed in 1962 and known as the Portsmouth Royal Navy earlier) and Baffins Milton Rovers F.C.(formed in 2011).

It is at the United Services Recreation Ground in Ports in Portsmouth is the place where the matches between the two teams, Royal Navy Rugby Union and United Services Portsmouth RFC, are held.

The United Services Recreation Ground was home to first-class cricket since 1882. It was in 1895  that Hampshire County Cricket Club also played their matches at the same ground for the next 105 years (i.e. till 2000 AD). In 2000 AD, Hampshire moved to the Rose Bowl cricket ground in West End. Portsmouth also plays host to a number of hockey clubs  such as

  • United Services Portsmouth Hockey Club,( Burnaby Road)
  • the City of Portsmouth Hockey Club, (University's Langstone Campus)
  • Portsmouth Sharks Hockey Club, (Admiral Lord Nelson School)
  • Portsmouth & Southsea Hockey Club (Admiral Lord Nelson School)

Portsmouth also plays Golf. An 18-hole parkland course, the Great Salterns Golf Club, was established in 1926 and has two holes. The game is played across the Lake Saltern.

The following golf courses are also present in Portsmouth:

  • the Gosport and Stokes Bay Golf Club
  • near Langstone Harbour in the east
  • Hayling