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PRINCE2® Foundation certification is the first level of certification in PRINCE2® certification program given away to project managers who successfully qualify in the PRINCE2® Foundation exam. PRINCE2® Foundation certification aims at driving a process-based approach towards effective project management. PRINCE2® Foundation certification establishes professionals' ability to implement PRINCE2® in their projects ensuring project consistency, staff mobility and better results. PRINCE2® certification is the standard extensively used in the UK and internationally.

PRINCE2® (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management. Used extensively by the UK Government, PRINCE2® is also widely recognized and used in the private sector, both in the UK and internationally. The PRINCE2® method is in the public domain, and offers non-proprietorial best practice guidance on project management.

Benefits of choosing the PRINCE2® Foundation certification are:

  • Learn how to manage projects or to work in a project environment using the most internationally recognized project management method
  • Ensure that team members focus on the viability of the project in relation to its business case objectives - rather than simply seeing the completion of the project as an end in itself
  • Promote consistency of project work and the ability to reuse project assets while facilitating staff mobility and reducing the impact of personnel changes/handovers
  • Design plans and reports to meet the needs of each level in the project team and Project Board, improving communication and control
  • Mitigate perceived problems and issues and focus on the viability of the project throughout
  • Evaluate the project portfolio to bring clarity and allow improvements in reviewing projects
  • Globally recognized professional certification
  • Approach to justify the start, continuation and closure of a project
  • Identification and management of risks
  • More effective planning approach based on stage by stage planning principles
  • Processes and rules to control changes to the project and project deliverables
  • Control mechanisms that facilitate progress monitoring
Who should take the PRINCE2® Foundation certification?
  • New and experienced project staff
  • Consultants/contract staff operating in a PRINCE2 environment
  • Project Managers
  • Programme Managers
  • Team Managers and support staff
  • Staff who will have a defined role within a project team operating in a PRINCE2 environment
  • Anyone looking forward to gain proficiency in project management using PRINCE2® approach and PRINCE2® methodology and are willing to build a strong base in control mechanisms ensuring project work consistency can go for PRINCE2® Foundation certification
  • PRINCE2® Foundation is the first move ahead towards becoming a PRINCE2® certified practitioner
Options
  • Classroom training
  • e-Learning access
Syllabus

The PRINCE2® Foundation examination is aiming to measure whether a candidate would be able to act as an informed member of a project management team using the PRINCE2 methodology within a project environment supporting PRINCE2®.

To this end they need to show they understand the principles and terminology of the method, specifically, candidates must be able to

  • Describe the purpose and major content of all roles, the seven principles, the seven themes and the seven processes
  • State which management products are input to, and output from the seven processes
  • State the main purpose, and key contents, of the major management products
  • State the relationships between processes, deliverables, roles and the management dimensions of a project

Exam
  • Multiple choice
  • 75 questions per paper
  • 5 questions to be trial and not counted in scores
  • 35 marks required to pass (out of 70 available) - 50%
Duration of exam
1 Hour (60 minutes)

Prerequisite
The only prerequisite you will need is a general background knowledge and experience of project management. In that way you will be able to relate the specific terms and stages of the PRINCE2® methodology to your own personal experience

Certification Validity
The foundation examination is not valid for a defined period and will not expire.

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