• Free Project PRINCE2® FOUNDATION & PRACTITIONER practice test paper
  • Access to online study material
  COURSE DELIVERY Classroom, Live Virtual Classroom
  LANGUAGE English

Course Description

One of the most highly regarded Qualification and Certification, PRINCE2®, (Projects IN a Controlled Environment), is a structured Project management method covering the Organization

Management and control of Projects. PRINCE2® is widely used in both the public and private Sectors and has become the UK’s de facto standard for generic project management and also is Increasingly being adopted all around the world.

PRINCE2® is a process-based approach for Project Management, providing an easily tailored and scaleable method for the management of various types of Projects. In June 2009, the Office of

What’s New in the New Version of PRINCE2®?

  •  Clarification of the 7 Principles of PRINCE2 Project Management.
  •  The 8 Components have been changed to 7 Themes.
  •  Now 7 Processes – Each process contains Activities.
  •  The 3 Techniques have merged into the respective themes.
  •  The 36 Management Products have shrunk to 27.
  •  New section on Tailoring PRINCE2, and embedding

Benefits of the new 2009 Edition

  •  New emphasis on Project management using the 7 Principles of PRINCE2:- not simply working on completion of template documents.
  •  It reflects and integrates with other OGC Best Practice products (MoR ® (Management of Risk), MSP® (Managing Successful Programmes) and ITIL® ® (IT Infrastructure Library)
  •  It has taken account of user feedback to make the language less “jargonistic”.
  •  More guidance to support flexible implementation of PRINCE2®. Much more useful Tailoring information.
  •  More consideration to application to varying project types and environments.
  •  Stronger emphasis on achieving benefits and using lessons from best practice experience, with this method.


There are two levels to the qualification:

The Foundation Level is the first qualification that is required to become a PRINCE2®Practitioner. This level is aiming to measure whether a candidate could act as an informed

Member of a project management team on a Project using the PRINCE2® method, within an

Environment supporting PRINCE2®. To this end they need to show they understand the principles
and terminology of the method.

The Foundation Exam Format is an hour of multiple choice questions (Closed book). 35 out of 70
correct answers are required to pass.


There are two levels to the qualification:

The Practitioner Level Candidates must pass the Foundation exam before proceeding to the Practitioner level. The Practitioner Level aims to measure whether the candidate is able to apply

PRINCE2® methods to the running and managing of a Project. They need to show that they are able to finetune PRINCE2® to different project circumstances and understand the relationship between processes, components and techniques.

The Practitioner Exam is a “Scenario based” examination lasting Two and Half hours. This is an open – book format and the minimum pass mark is now 55%.

It is possible to take the Foundation Level Certificate Examination only.


Day 1

  •  Overview Introduction and Quiz1
  •  Principles and Quiz 2
  •  Introduction to PRINCE2 Themes
  •  Business Case and Quiz 4
  •  Organization and Quiz 5
  •  Quality and Quiz 6
  •  Plans and Quiz 7
  •  Risk and Quiz 8

Day 2

  •  Change and Quiz 9
  •  Progress and Quiz 10
  •  Introduction to Processes
  •  Starting up a Project and Quiz 12
  •  Directing a Project and Quiz 13
  •  Initiating a Project and Quiz 14

Day 3

  •  Controlling a Stage and Quiz 15
  •  Managing Product Delivery and Quiz 16
  •  Managing a Stage Boundary and Quiz 17
  •  Closing a Project and Quiz 18
  •  Foundation Sample Paper 1 and discussions
  •  Foundation Sample Paper 2 and discussions


  •  Tailoring PRINCE2 to the Project environment
  •  Revision of PRINCE2 Concepts (for Practitioner exam)
  •  incl. Product based Planning
  •  Sample Practitioner exam 1 – Full (with discussions)
  •  Sample Practitioner exam 2 – Full (with discussions)


  •  Sample Practitioner exam 3 – Full (with discussions)
  •  Discussions / Responding to Queries from Participants
  •  Feedback and Valedictory