Prince2 – Foundation in Project Management (2018)

Training Course Information

The aim of this three-day accelerated training event is to provide delegates with a practical understanding of the PRINCE2 project management method. Delegates will be able to go on and take the PRINCE2 Foundation examination at the end of this event.

The course follows the standard syllabus issued by the PRINCE Examinations Board, which focuses on the PRINCE2 framework and how this might be applied pragmatically to real
construction projects.

Why Prince2?

Gaining leading edge project management skills, PRINCE2 certification will give you the fundamental skills to feel confident in assisting in the managing projects successfully within the workforce.

Who Should Attend?

There are no prerequisites to attending this course. This course is designed for those new to project management or practicing project managers and project coordinators and who wish to gain formal recognition of their skills by taking the PRINCE2 foundation examination.

Course Objectives and Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the need for project management and how PRINCE2 meets that requirement.
  • Understand the PRINCE2 process model.
  • Prepare project plans using product based planning techniques and undertake risk analysis and management for the project.
  • Prepare information for inclusion in a Project Initiation Document
  • Understand techniques for the management of product development, quality control and change control
  • Take the PRINCE2 Foundation examination paper.


On day 3 of this training event the delegates will take the PRINCE 2 Foundation exam certified by Peoplecert.

Course Content

PRINCE2 Foundation

  • Background & Objectives
  • Benefits
  • Scope
  • Structure

Project organisation

  • Organisational structure
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • The project board
  • The project manager
  • Team management.
  • Project assurance
  • Project support
  • Supplier relationships


  • Purpose and importance
  • Components & types of plan
  • Planning techniques
  • Product based planning
  • The steps in planning

Project control

  • Work package authorisation
  • Stage assessments
  • Establishing project and stage tolerance
  • Checkpoints & highlight reports
  • Handling exception situations
  • Project issues
  • Project reporting.

Risk management

  • Types of business and project risk
  • Risk analysis and management
  • The risk log


  • Ensuring quality
  • Quality planning
  • Relationship with ISO9000
  • Product descriptions
  • Quality control and quality review

Change Control and Configuration Management

  • Change control steps
  • Authority levels
  • Analysing the impact
  • Configuration management


  • Starting up and initiating a project
  • Directing a project
  • Managing stage boundaries
  • Controlling a stage
  • Managing product delivery
  • Closing a project
  • Planning

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