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The course will be presented through our intuitive, feature rich learning management system. The first section in the course is a brief ‘Getting Started’ section that explains how everything works and how to get the most out of your course, but if you have any problems help is just a click away.
Simply click the ‘Start Course’ / ‘Continue Course’ button on the top right to be taken to the learning management system.
PRINCE2® stands for Projects IN Controlled Environments. It is a fully scale-able process driven approach to project management. Although PRINCE2® originated in the UK it has become a world class international product.
This foundation course covers all of the official syllabus, which includes the following elements:
Introduction to projects and PRINCE2® – expains what makes projects different from BAU and introduces the four integrated elements of PRINCE2
The 7 Principles:
Continued Business Justification
Learn from Experience
Defined Roles and Responsibilities
Manage by Stages
Manage by Exception
Focus on Products
Tailor to the Project Environment
The 7 Themes:
Business Case – why are we investing in the project?
Organization – who do we need to manage the project?
Quality – what we have to deliver to ensure fit-for-purpose
Plans – how will we deliver, when & resource requirements
Risk – managing uncertainty
Change – understanding implications of changing requirements
Progress – understanding & controlling where we are against plans
The 7 Processes:
Process Model – to explain the flow between processes
Starting up a Project – pre-project preparation
Directing a Project – decision making and providing resources
Initiating a Project – developing a full and firm foundation
Controlling a Stage – day-to-day project manager’s work
Managing Product Delivery – day-to-day team managers work
Managing a Stage Boundary – preparing for project board progress decisions
If your course package option does not include the official foundation exam, here is some information about it in case you wish to upgrade later.
The foundation exam is a 1 hour closed book multiple choice examination. There are 60 questions. To pass the exam you need to score 55% (33 of the 60 available marks).
Preparing for an Exam
Do not sit the exam before you’re ready and feel confident. We recommend that you should only consider booking an official exam when you have achieved the following:-
Worked through all the course sections and units at least once
Completed the exam simulator tests and achieved a repeatable score of 55% / above.
Don’t feel nervous about the exam process. Our comprehensive eLearning course covers the exam syllabus in full and we will also provide you with exam hints and tips. Furthermore, we (unlike many competitors) pay extra for the premium remote proctoring service. With this ProctorU service you will be personally guided through the on-line exam process rather than having your exam being recorded and watched by an invigillator later. This means there are fewer opportunities for your exam to be disqualified because of in-advertant mistakes with in the exam process itself.
Exam Voucher / Booking
If you upgrade and go on to purchase an exam you will be sent an email with a voucher code and a link to use the code to make your booking. The exam is run through our Examination Institute (PeopleCert) remote ProctorU service. You can book your exam for a time and day of your choosing including weekends and evenings, but you need to give 10 days notice of when this is. Withn 24 hours of booking your exam you will receive a confirmation email asking you to resigester on the PeopleCert’s (Exam Institute) website before for your exam takes place.
Please note that you need to redeem your voucher (book your exam) within the course expiry period.
There are some conditions (such as dyslexia) that qualify for extra time in the examinations. If you think you may qualify for extra time please let us know when you book your exam.
Please note that you will need to provide documentary evidence of the condition to qualify for extra time and give us 20 days’ notice of your booking.
This section is will assist you in determining if your computer / tablet and internet connection are compatible of running our online training courses (via our e-Learning platform) and get your final certification exam proctored through ProctorU.
Requirements for eLearning
Windows 7 or above
Mac OS X
Mac OS x 10.7 Lion or above
Apple Tablet (for App)
Ipad 3 or above
Android Tablet (for App)
1GB Internal RAM 1024 x 768 pixel resolution
2GB Internal RAM 1280 x 768 or above pixel resolution
Internet Download Speed
Internet Upload Speed
1280 X 768 resolution
1280 X 768 resolution and above
Viewing / Multimedia Player
HTML5 (standard default for most browsers
Adobe Flash Adobe Shockwave NOTE: If you have trouble with either of these we recommend you disable and let your system use the default HTML5
Additional Requirements for ProtorU Exams
640 x 480 resolution
1280 x 720
NOTE: When using tablets the best way to run our course App is to use the chrome browser as it has the richest support for our interaction gesture driven training videos.
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