PRINCE2® Practitioner Certification


PRINCE2® Practitioner Certification

The PRINCE2® Practitioner course will provide learners with an in-depth knowledge and practical understanding of the PRINCE2® project management method as well as help participants prepare for the PRINCE2® Practitioner examination.

PRINCE2® is a registered trademark of AXELOS Limited.

About the Exams

The PRINCE2® Practitioner exam will be offered on the second day of class. It is an open-book exam and is based on an objective-testing format. You will have two and a half hours to complete 68 questions across the syllabus. To pass the exam, you must receive a score of 55% (38 out of 68). The guidance that can be referenced during the Practitioner exam is Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2: 2017 Edition, which is provided with the courseware materials.

  • Understand the need for project management and how PRINCE2® meets that requirement in the life cycle of a project
  • Understand the PRINCE2® process model and apply PRINCE2® processes
  • Design a robust and appropriate project organization
  • Apply appropriate controls at different levels and at different points
  • Take the PRINCE2® Practitioner examination paper

  • Those considering adopting PRINCE2®
  • Project managers
  • Project team managers and leaders
  • Project coordinators
  • Project support staff
  • Project officers
  • PMO staff
  • Consultants and contractors

PRINCE2® Foundation certification OR one of the following PMI or IPMA certifications:

  • 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)

Discussion and practical exercises in the application of PRINCE2® in a project environment, based on a case study, including:

  • PRINCE2® Principles
  • Tailoring of PRINCE2®
  • PRINCE2® Themes:
  1. Business Case
  2. Organization
  3. Quality
  4. Plans
  5. Risk
  6. Change
  7. Progress
  • PRINCE2® Processes:
  1. Starting Up a Project
  2. Initiating a Project
  3. Directing a Project
  4. Managing a Stage Boundary
  5. Controlling a Stage
  6. Managing Product Delivery
  7. Closing a Project
  • Understand the application of minimum requirements
  • How tailoring can be applied in appropriate situations
  • Exam preparation for the Practitioner exam
  • Practitioner exam


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