Who should attend
This course is .suitable for project managers or aspiring projects managers
About the course
PRINCE2® is a structured approach to project management. It provides a method for managing projects within a clearly defined framework.PRINCE2® is a pre-requisite for over 60 per cent of all Project Management jobs advertised in the UK and over 600,000 people worldwide have taken the PRINCE2® exams. (Source ILX Group August 2009).
The e-learning course is accessed via a portal and allows the required learning, about 32 hours, to be done at a time and pace to suit you. You can test and improve your knowledge using the in-built exam simulator, prior to sitting the multiple choice industry-recognised exams.
What will I learn?
By the end of ths course you should be able to:
- Apply the PRINCE2 principles in context
- Apply and tailor relevant aspects of PRINCE2 themes in context
- Apply and tailor relevant aspects of PRINCE2 processes in context
In order to sit the PRINCE2 Practitioner examination you must provide proof of having passed one of the following:
- PRINCE2 Foundation
- 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
This E-learning course is offered by UWE in collaboration with ILX Group, the UK's largest single provider of PRINCE2® qualifications and fully meets the requirements for the PRINCE2® 2017 Practitioner qualifications.
PRINCE2®2017 now has more focus on flexibility and the need to be able to tailor your knowledge towards any individual project. It describes procedures to co-ordinate people and activities in a project, how to design and supervise the project, and what to do if the project has to be adjusted if it doesn't develop as planned.
This e-learning course covers the following themes and processes:
- Business Case
- Plus activity-based case study
- Starting up a project
- Initiating a project
- Controlling a stage
- Managing product delivery
- Managing a stage boundary
- Directing a project
- Closing a project
You will also be sent a copy of the official Prince2 manual to aid your study.
Throughout your registration on the course, you will have access to the exam simulator featuring sample questions, to allow you to prepare for the exam.
Learning and Teaching
This course is delivered fully online and so you will require access to a computer with internet access.
Using voice-over, animation and regular learning-reinforcement techniques, the course delivers the classroom equivalent, in an easy to use and convenient format.
This course takes approximately 32 hours to complete the required training, however you will have access to the materials for 9 months to be able to plan your study time and book your exam.
The practitioner exam consists of:
- 68 questions
- 150 minute exam duration
- Open book (official PRINCE2 manual only)
The pass mark for the practitioner exam is 55 per cent.
The e-learning course allows you to attempt sample practitioner exam questions, to gain feedback on areas that need further work. The course also indicates when you are ready for the exam, based on performance in the simulated exam.
Sitting your exam
Once you have completed the online learning and believe you are ready to sit your exam, you will be able to book your exam at one of the registered training venues, or online, using your exam code. We would recommend that you do not book your exam until you are able to achieve 80% or higher in the exam simulator.
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Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.