Prince2 Practitioner | Essentials of Project Management

Course duration: This is a 2 day course leading to the PRINCE2® Practitioner Examination which takes place on the Friday.

Course overview

PRINCE2® (Projects IN a Controlled Environment) is a leading edge approach to managing projects.  With the launch of PRINCE2® also came its recognition as the de facto standard for managing projects, not just in the IT/IS environment, but for projects of any size and complexity, run in any industry sector.

In support of this recognition, The APM Group offer a certification programme accredited by UKAS on behalf of OGC. The training provider as an ATO are accredited to run the PRINCE2 Practitioner.  This course conforms to the syllabus set down by the APM Group for delegates wishing to gain PRINCE2® Practitioner certification.

Who should attend

This course is aimed at anyone wishing to gain the qualification, ideally having already attended the PRINCE2® Foundation course.

This course would benefit:

  • Project Managers
  • General Managers
  • Programme Managers
  • Project Team Managers and support staff
  • Staff who will have a defined role
  • Project Management Consultants

Course content

This course covers a high level overview of the qualification syllabus set down by the APM Group.  Delegates are given past exams papers to practice exam technique in order to prepare delegates to sit the PRINCE2® Practitioner Paper.

Day 1:

  • Review of PRINCE2®
  • Case Study Exercises
  • Practitioner Exam Techniques

Day 2:

  • Exam Preparation
  • Practitioner Exam

Documentation: Comprehensive course documentation is provided on the course. This material has been approved by the AMPG and OGC.

Pre-Requisites: There are no Pre-requisites for Pre-course reading material for PRINCE2® Practitioner. Delegates will need a good understanding of PRINCE2® and have attended the PRINCE2® Foundation course first. Anyone sitting the PRINCE2® Practitioner examination must have passed the PRINCE2® Foundation examination.

Examination Preparation: Delegates must undertake a period of self-study using materials provided before the course. In addition there is a requirement for evening work to be completed throughout the course.

The Practitioner examination (two and a half hours, complex multiple choice) takes place in the afternoon of the second day.

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There is no certification for this programme.

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Six Sigma Virtual Online 12
  • 16th June 2020 9:30 am
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