PRINCE2®7 Foundation & Practitioner 7th Edition

Duration

Duration:

Only 3 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

20/3/2024 (Wednesday)

Overview

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On this accelerated PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner course, you will learn about the core applications of the PRINCE2 methodology and how PRINCE2 can be adopted to offer a structured, scalable, and tailored approach to project management within your organization.

In just 3 days, you’ll take both the Foundation and Practitioner Firebrand courses, following the newly refreshed PRINCE2® 7th Edition content to achieve your certification faster than anywhere else.

PRINCE2®7 addresses changes in the project management sector and adapts to evolving working practices and technologies. A further focus on sustainability and people throughout the methodology has also been added to offer better direction as the industry changes. During this combined course, you’ll also build knowledge on:

  • How to tailor the methods to the needs of your organisation and project environment
  • Further enhancements, technologies and updates introduced in PRINCE2 7th Edition and how these can be adapted to offer a more sustainable approach to project management

At the end of this course, you’ll prepare for and sit the PRINCE2® Foundation exam and the PRINCE2® Practitioner exam and achieve your certifications. Through Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, you’ll get access to courseware, learn from certified instructors, and train at twice the speed, in a distraction-free environment.

All Global Best Practice certifications provided by Axelos require recertification after 3 years. If you would like to know more, please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your recertification requirements.

If you would like to sit your PRINCE2 course at a city location, you can also book your Firebrand course with our parent company, BPP.

Audience:

  • All Project Managers (certified and uncertified)
  • Aspiring Project Managers
  • For anyone aiming to enhance their project management skills
  • Anyone involved in project delivery

PRINCE2® is a registered trade-mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. The Swirl logo™ is a trademark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

Benefits

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified over 100,000 professionals
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts

Curriculum

Foundation Learning Outcome:

  • Understand key concepts relating to Projects and PRINCE2®
  • Understand how the PRINCE2 principles underpin the PRINCE2 method
  • Understand the importance of people in successful projects
  • Understand the PRINCE2 practices and how they are applied throughout the project
  • Understand the PRINCE2 processes and how they are carried out throughout the project

Practitioner Learning Outcome:

  • Understand how to apply the PRINCE2 principles in context
  • Understand how to apply effective people management in successful projects
  • Understand how to apply and tailor relevant aspects of PRINCE2 practices in context
  • Understand how to apply (and tailor) relevent aspects of PRINCE2 processes in context

FAQ

What is PRINCE2?

PRINCE2® is one of the most widely used project management methodologies globally, helping organisations to run projects that reach time, budget, and quality requirements. The framework has been through many iterations since its initial launch in 1996 but as the industry changes, the guidance needs to adapt as well, which is why PRINCE2® 7 is now available.

What has changed from PRINCE2 6th Edition and the new PRINCE2®7?

To ensure the framework remains in-line with this fast-moving industry, changes have been made to the methodology.

  • Sustainability has been added as a further aspect of project performance
  • A digital and data management approach is now included
  • Elements of the content and language have been simplified to make it more accessible
  • Factors such as new technologies; the environment and climate change; ethics and changing consumer and corporate attitudes; new government, national and local regulations; new working practices and remote/hybrid working are now addressed
  • A focus on people has been integrated throughout the methodology
  • There is an increasing need for individuals to develop soft skills, including leadership, that the ‘people integrated element’ helps to address
  • This update will help to increase collaboration with cross-functional project teams, improve communications, enable a better understanding of all stakeholders needs, and will help to co-create an organisational culture where change is embedded and realised more effectively

What are the Benefits of holding PRINCE2®certification?

PRINCE2® certification is split into two separate certifications – Foundation and Practitioner.

PRINCE2®7 Foundation provides the theoretical knowledge of how to plan, manage and deliver projects from start to finish. A pass at Foundation level is pre-requisite for the Practitioner certification.

This is an ideal introduction for those looking into a career in project management, teaching a fundamental and flexible approach to project management.

PRINCE2®7 Practitioner extends the knowledge acquired at Foundation level to enable you to apply and tailor the method in a live working environment.

Exam Track

At the end of this accelerated course, you'll prepare for and sit the following exams, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

PRINCE2® 7th Edition Foundation Exam

  • Format: Multiple choice, closed book
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Number of questions: 60
  • Passing Score: 36/60 (60%)
  • No Pre-requisites are required to take the PRINCE2®7 Foundation examination

PRINCE2® 7th Edition Practitioner Exam

  • Format: Objective testing, Open-book examination
  • Duration: 2.5 hours (150 minutes)
  • Number of questions: 70 (based on a scenario)
  • Passing Score: 42/70 (approximately 60%)

To take the PRINCE2 Practitioner examination you must provide proof of having passed one of the following:

  • PRINCE2® 7 (Foundation)
  • PRINCE2® 6th Edition (Foundation or Practitioner)
  • Project Management Qualification (PMQ)*
  • Project Professional Qualification (PPQ)*
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)**
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)®**
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)**
  • IPMA Level A® (Certified Projects Director) ****
  • IPMA Level B® (Certified Senior Project Manager)***
  • IPMA Level C® (Certified Project Manager)***
  • IPMA Level D® (Certified Project Management Associate) ****

*‘PMQ and PPQ’ are registered marks of the Association for Project Management

*‘PMQ’ is a registered mark of the Association for Project Management.

**'PMP and CAPM' are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

***‘IPMA Level A/B/C/D’ are registered trademarks of the International Project Management Association.

APM, PMI and IPMA are not affiliated with Axelos, nor do they endorse any Axelos qualifications.

Please note, Candidates are permitted to use the official printed hard copy of PRINCE2®7: Managing Successful Projects (included in this course) for the practitioner exam.

All Global Best Practice certifications provided by Axelos will require recertification after 3 years.

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for this accelerated combination course, as foundation will be sat during the course, which is a pre-requisite for the practitioner examination. Please note, however, it is highly recommended that you complete the pre-reading material before attending.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

Reviews

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"I had a great time. The instructor is very knowledgeable and his training is on point. Two exams in 2 days is a lot. But he makes it doable."
Juan van Gom, Ministry of Defense Netherlands. (19/1/2024 (Friday) to 21/1/2024 (Sunday))

"Excellent teaching structure, giving me confidence and understanding of the course."
Stacie Williams, JMW. (18/12/2023 (Monday) to 20/12/2023 (Wednesday))

"The experience was great, the facilities and quality of training meant everything was optimum for learning. I would recommend!"
IF, Fab Works. (18/12/2023 (Monday) to 20/12/2023 (Wednesday))

"A fantastic instructor and I acheived a pass on foundation and practitioner having done no pre-reading or revision, just on his guidance alone. The lessons covered the whole syllabus in a 3 day period at a level which was easy to digest and understand. Instructor was throughly professional throughout and I look forward to learning from him in the future. A*"
JM, British Army. (4/10/2023 (Wednesday) to 6/10/2023 (Friday))

"The Prince2 training with Fierbrand Training is one of the best on the market. During my foundation and practitioner course I had collegues from the EU as well. The training is intense, but Firebrand Trainging has exceptional trainers. Practically is no hidden corner of the book, or a complex Prince2 problem, which our instructor can't explain on a layman language. Thank you very much Firebrand! "
Anonymous, Institute of Export and International Trade UK. (4/10/2023 (Wednesday) to 6/10/2023 (Friday))

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