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PRINCE2 ®: Projects in Controlled Environments

2017 marks the arrival of the updated PRINCE2 guidance and new Foundation and Practitioner examinations. This important update reinforces PRINCE2’s unrivalled reputation for best practice in project management.

Time and again we hear that the only constant in the modern world is change. The essential truths and practices of PRINCE2 are another constant: they remain as relevant as ever and PRINCE2’s strength derives from decades of best practice in project management across diverse organisations and industries.

PRINCE2 has always been rooted in real life experience. This update can be trusted to provide practical, authoritative and relevant guidance to anyone managing a project in today’s environment.

/ WHAT IS

PRojects IN Controlled Environments is widely recognised as the de facto method for project management. PRINCE2 provides a framework that brings together disciplines and activities that ensure successful project delivery.

PRINCE2 is a wealth of project management knowledge and Best Practice that needs to be conscientiously tailored to suit each individual and their organization. The updated manual, training and examination will help you tailor PRINCE2 effectively to ensure you get the most out of the certification.

It is a non-proprietary international best practice professional project management qualification. Our event and course material provides comprehensive cover of all aspects of the PRINCE2 methodology and prepares you for the Foundation and/or Practitioner exams.

Don’t deter your career’s progress, join the hundreds of successful project managers that have benefited from Snap Tech’s PRINCE2 training events, and get an internationally recognized PRINCE2 certification. As always, our focus is on helping individuals and organizations across a range of job roles, sectors and geographies, to successfully manage projects.

/ APPROACH AND DURATION

Foundation: 3 days | Practitioner: 2 days

The event is a mixture of lectures, individual and team exercises and practical examples, delivered by an experienced APM Group accredited trainer.

The event documentation is comprehensive and includes a copy of the PRINCE2 manual that together with the pre-event pack helps you to prepare for this intense event; 10 to 30 hours of pre-event preparation is required,

FOUNDATION

The purpose of the Foundation qualification is to confirm you have sufficient knowledge and understanding of the PRINCE2 method to be able to work effectively with, or as a member of, a project management team. It is a pre-requisite for the practitioner certification.

Exam Format (Closed Book)

  • Closed book exam
  • Objective Test Questions (OTQs), (ABCD) exam
  • 60 questions within 60 minutes
  • 33+ marks required to pass (55%)
  • No pre-requisite for Foundation exam

PRACTITIONER

The purpose of the Practitioner qualification is to confirm you have achieved sufficient understanding to apply and tailor PRINCE2 to a situation. It is for experienced practitioners of project management.

In order to sit the PRINCE2 Practitioner examination you must provide proof of having passed one of the following:

  • PRINCE2 Foundation
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
  • Any one of the IPMA Levels A®, B®, C®, D®

Exam Format (Open Book)

  • Paper based and open book exam (PRINCE2 2017 Handbook ONLY)
  • Two objective test question types are used
  • 68 question items (marks) within 2.5 hours
  • 38+ marks to pass (about 55%)
  • Pre-requisite for Practitioner = Foundation
  • Identification required

/ COST

FOUNDATION COSTS

Manual:

R1 500,00

Facilitated Training including pre event
preparation materials and event packs:

R6 000,00

Foundation Exam Fee:

R2 800,00

PRACTITIONER COSTS 

Facilitated Training including event packs:

R4 000,00

Practitioner Exam Fee:

R3 500,00

FOUNDATION & PRACTITIONER COSTS

Manual:

R1 500,00

Facilitated Training including pre event
preparation materials and event packs:

R10 000,00

Foundation Exam Fee:

R2 800,00

Practitioner Exam Fee:

R3 500,00

Rates exclude VAT.
PDU’s aligned to PMI’s Talent Triangle™
Please see Info Sheet for full breakdown.

We welcome the opportunity to discuss your unique requirements.

Training Events & Consulting Solutions are provided globally by expert Internationally Certified instructors and globally recognised Registered Consultants.

Our PRINCE2 training in project management event delivers in two main areas:

One – It will help you manage projects in such a way as to deliver wide-ranging organisational change, including:

  • Minimised risk of project failure
  • Reduced waste and increased productivity
  • Confidence to take on important change projects
  • A robust yet adaptable method that you can embed into your working practices and apply to a range of projects
  • Higher levels of customer satisfaction

Two – Processes within PRINCE2 are designed to adapt to projects of any size and take you from planning the project to delivering its products:

  • Starting up
  • Initiation
  • Controlling a stage
  • Managing product delivery
  • Managing stage boundaries
  • Closing a project
  • Directing a project – that focuses on the role of the Project Board/Steercom.

The PRINCE2 method is easy to learn and embodies established and proven best practice from the wide cross-section of organizations that have contributed to its evolution since the 1980s. By adopting PRINCE2 as their project management method, businesses are benefiting from lessons learned by other organisations over the last few decades.

/ CONTENT

Training covers the entire PRINCE2 syllabus, including:

  • Introduction
  • Project Management with PRINCE2
  • Principles
  • Tailoring and adopting PRINCE2
  • Introduction to PRINCE2 Themes
  • Business Case
  • Organization
  • Quality
  • Plans
  • Risk
  • Change
  • Progress
  • Introduction to processes
  • Starting up a Project
  • Directing a Project
  • Initiating a Project
  • Controlling a Stage
  • Managing Product Delivery
  • Managing a Stage Boundary
  • Closing a Project
  • Considerations for organisational adoption

/ OUTCOMES

  • Understand key concepts relating to projects and PRINCE2
  • Understand how the PRINCE2 principles underpin the PRINCE2 method
  • Understand the PRINCE2 themes and how they are applied throughout the project
  • Understand the PRINCE2 processes and how they are carried out throughout the project

This qualification is aimed at project managers and aspiring project managers. It is also relevant to other key staff involved project delivery.

The event is suitable for all those involved in projects of any type and size including:

  • Project Managers
  • Project Board Members
  • Project Assurance
  • Team Managers
  • Project Support
  • PMO staff
  • Change specialists
  • Operational Line Managers involved in projects

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