The PRINCE2® Foundation exam aims to measure whether a candidate would be able to act as an informed member of a project management team using the PRINCE2® method within a project environment supporting PRINCE2®. To this end they need to show they understand the principles and terminology of the PRINCE2® method.
In the PRINCE2® Foundation exam candidates must be able to…
- Describe the purpose and major content of all PRINCE2® roles, the eight components, the eight processes and the sub-processes, and the techniques.
- State which project management products are input to, and output from the eight 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.
- PRINCE2® official manual included
- 2-Day interactive instructor-led classroom training
- PRINCE2® Expert trainer
- Emphasis on business rationalisation
- Helps in significant organisation arrangement
- Highlighting the division of projects
- Methodology adapted on the basis of the end product
- Practice of suitable tactics for the pre-eminent consequence of projects.
The purpose of the Foundation level is to confirm that we have sufficient knowledge and understanding of the method to be able to work effectively with the Suitable Trainer.
Who Should Attend?
- People seeking a career in project support
- Project team members or managers who will work on PRINCE2® projects
- Project Office/support roles who will support PRINCE2® projects
- No prior experience is necessary
- Multiple choice examination questions
- 75 questions per paper
- Five questions to be trial and not counted in scores
- 35 marks required (out of 70 available) to pass – 50%
- Closed book
Overview of the seven PRINCE2® processes and how they are used throughout the lifecycle of the project:
- Starting Up a Project – define the project; create business case; identify customer’s quality expectations
- Directing a Project – authorize the project and stage plans; decide how to deal with issues
- Initiating a Project – identify the products that will be produced; plan the project; set up controls and files
- Controlling a Stage – activities performed by the project manager on a day to day basis to manage a stage/li>
- Managing Product Delivery – products are developed and quality is reviewed
- Managing Stage Boundaries – create all stage and exception plans
- Closing a Project – formal customer sign off; capture outstanding issues for future reference