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- PRINCE2 is the UK's leading Project management qualification (created 1996)
- PRINCE2 is a principles driven project management methodology
- PRINCE2 is used across numerous large organisation and public sector bodies.
- PRINCE2 Certification is useful for anyone involved with organisational change at all levels of an organisation.
The PRINCE2 London F&P Combined Course (Foundation and Practitioner) is our best selling PRINCE2 course package in the UK capital. In just four days in our beautiful PRINCE2 London venue, you will be a certified PRINCE2 Practitioner allowing you to run a PRINCE2 project as the Project Manager. You will cover all of the PRINCE2 syllabi on the course and take the PRINCE2 Foundation and PRINCE2 Practitioner Level exams. Our FAQs below give further details on learning outcomes from the course.
Our PRINCE2 course in London is always in high demand. We have delegates from across the UK attending our PRINCE2 Foundation and PRINCE2 Practitioner courses in London. There is a huge demand for PRINCE2 Project Managers in London across banking, media, construction and the public sectors, to name a few. Delegates come from diverse backgrounds across London, from the West end to the east of Canary Wharf.
The job market in London has a high demand for project managers and more generally PRINCE2 project staff. Not everyone who attends our PRINCE2 course in London will be a project manager and that's ok. There are an entire host of roles that make a project run efficiently and the Project manager is just one of those roles. If you work in a PRINCE2 project environment and would like to gain further confidence in the subject, then the foundation level would be a perfect fit. You can always come back and take the PRINCE2 practitioner level at another time.
The PRINCE2 Foundation qualification London is intended for project managers and aspiring project managers. It is also relevant to other key staff involved in the design, development and delivery of projects, including project board members (e.g. senior responsible owners), team managers (e.g. product delivery managers), project assurance (e.g. business change analysts), project support (e.g. Project and Programme Office personnel), and operational line managers/staff.
The PRINCE2 Practitioner takes things up a level and will test whether you can apply the PRINCE2 method to a real-life project scenario, as outlined by Axelos in their sample business scenario. Passing the PRINCE2 Foundation exam is a prerequisite for the PRINCE2 Practitioner level exam, which assesses the ability to apply an understanding of the PRINCE2 project management method in context.
The PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner course in London covers the necessary content for both levels of the qualification and will enable you to run a PRINCE2 project by the end of it. It includes some of the following:
- Explaining the PRINCE2 methodology and the core PRINCE2 principles.
- How to explain and apply the 4 PRINCE2 integrated elements.
- Further details on PRINCE2 tailoring and how to embed PRINCE2 in a real project scenario.
- The famous PRINCE2 themes and why you need them: Business Case Theme, Organization theme, Change theme and Progress, Quality, Risk, Plans themes.
- Explaining what does it means when we say the PRINCE2 Themes support the Principles.
- A detailed definition of PRINCE2 Themes and how you can apply them in your organisation.
- The distinction between PRINCE2 Project and Management Products.
- Outlining key roles and responsibilities in a PRINCE2 Project.
- The need for clearly defined management products.
- PRINCE2 teaches management by exception. But what does that mean in practice?
The purpose and objectives of the PRINCE2 processes:
- Starting up a Project Process (SU)
- Directing a Project Process (DP)
- Initiating a Project Process (IP)
- Controlling a Stage Process (CS)
- Managing Product Delivery Process (MP)
- Managing a Stage Boundary Process (SB)
- Closing a Project Process (CP)
Yes, we can, just not in a physical classroom. PRINCE2 Live Virtual Learning allows you to complete your PRINCE2 course from the comfort of your own home, exams are also remotely proctored online too in a separate session after the course. The course is taught by a live UK instructor over the most stable video conferencing software called Webex. We cover all of the same content as our classroom courses, your PRINCE2 manual and materials are shipped directly to your home address. You can sign up for a Free 15 minute demo to check it out, or find more details here...PRINCE2 Virtual
Yes indeed, we are an accredited training organisation (ATO) by Peoplecert examination institute, the sole exam provider for PRINCE2 on behalf of Axelos (Axelos owns the rights to PRINCE2). Our certified PRINCE2 trainers go through a stringent onboarding process and our materials are signed off by a team of Peoplecert analysts responsible for course quality.
We only hire the most experienced and best PRINCE2 Trainers for our courses. Our trainers typically have been teaching PRINCE2 or worked on PRINCE2 projects for more than 10 years, having taught thousands of PRINCE2 students in that time. Trainers must also be accredited by Peoplecert, who assess them with a rigorous new trainer on-boarding process. Our PRINCE2 trainers have countless examples of hands-on Project Management experience in a host of industries, from banking to the NHS and local Government.
We are confident you're going to really enjoy your course with us, but just in case you don't you can get a full refund. Please let our office staff or your trainer know on the first day of your PRINCE2 course and we'll sort everything out for you.
The Money-Back Guarantee is exclusive to our classroom-based physical courses and doesn't apply to online or virtual courses. Don't worry, as we can arrange a free, no-obligation demo over WebEx before you book your Virtual course so you can see actually what it's all about. No pressure, just an informal 1:1 chat.
We are so confident that you will pass your PRINCE2 Foundation exam with us after attending one of our courses, that we offer you a free resit if you don't pass the exam first time. It is limited to one free resit and is valid as long as you have attended a PRINCE2 Foundation course of ours in full.
Our PRINCE2 courses include everything you need to pass the PRINCE2 exams, including the official Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 publication (2017 Edition), our course slide manual and PRINCE2 exams. We also offer a foundation exam guarantee, one free resit if you fail the Foundation exam. Exams are taken in the classroom, not online. Read our full guide here on PRINCE2 Course Cost and what's included.
Our course has been carefully tailored and condensed into 4 days, we cover the full PRINCE2 syllabus, in reality, the 5th day with other providers is only the practitioner exam so there's no extra teaching, it finishes at 12 pm on the Friday of their course.We feel its just a more efficient use of your time to do it this way. Many other providers also now make you do the exam online at home, all our exams are taken in the classroom.
You will need to do at least 2/3 hours homework every evening, based on your tutors advice. This will be a combination of reading and sample exams. Your tutor will help you as much as possible, but ultimately you need to do the practice exams and questions on your own to really get to grips with the syllabus and exam style.
You will receive our excellent PRINCE2 PDF pre-reading when you confirm your booking with us. It will take around 3-4 hours to complete. We strongly recommend completing the pre-reading as there is a lot of content to cover on the PRINCE2 course.
Hard copies of the following will be provided at the venue for you: the official Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 publication (2017 Edition), Course slide manual and PRINCE2 practice exams.
The PRINCE2 Foundation exam is a multiple choice paper that lasts 60 mins. There are 60 questions per paper. 33 marks required to pass (55%). It is a ‘closed book’ exam.
The Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 publication, 2017 edition, should be used for study, but is NOT permitted to be used in the exam. If you are taking the exam in a language that is not your native or working language you may be allowed 25% extra time, i.e. 75 minutes in total.
The PRINCE2 Practitioner exam is 2 hours 30 mins long and is based on a project scenario. Total marks available are 68 and a pass mark of 38 (55%) is required. The questions are all ‘multiple choice’. There is a short description of a situation, and then a question. Our average pass rates are highlighted in the exam results section above.
The PRINCE2 Practitioner exam is ‘open book’. The Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 publication, 2017 edition, should be used (and you can make notes inside the book), but no other material is allowed. If you are taking the exam in a language that is not your native or working language you may be allowed 25% extra time, i.e. 188 minutes in total.
In order to take the PRINCE2 2017 Practitioner examination you must provide proof of having passed one of the following:
- PRINCE2 Foundation (or higher) - this only applies to certificates obtained after 1 January 2009
- 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).
Full details can be found here: https://www.axelos.com/certifications/prince2/prince2-practitioner-certification
The PRINCE2 Foundation Exam and PRINCE2 Practitioner exam are both taken in the classroom, as part of the course, not online. You can take them at home, at a later date, for an additional fee.
A confirmation of your booking will be sent to your email as soon as you have booked and paid (along with a full Tax Invoice). The venue details are normally the ones listed on the website, but this will be confirmed via email at least 7 days before the course start date as it can change due to availability. Please note your booking is not fully confirmed until you have paid in full.
You can change your course dates up to 10 business days before the course start date subject to a re-booking fee of £150 + VAT. Changes cannot be made to the booking within 10 business days of the course start date. We always try to work with customers to achieve an outcome that works for everyone, we are very customer centric. Please see our full terms and conditions for more details.
We have everything covered, we don't have any hidden fees or nasty surprises. The Price listed (+VAT) is the price you pay.The only thing we don't cover is overnight accommodation and travel costs to the training venue.
The dress code is casual, so don't worry about business attire.
If you have any special needs or requirements please let us know when you book your course and let your course tutor know at the start of the course so he/she can accommodate your needs. Any additional exam time can only be accommodated with the accompaniment of a Doctors note or other proof. An example of this would be Dyslexia or if you are a non-native English speaker (passport required).
Payments & Refunds
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We offer full refunds as long as you submit your email request to us 20 business days before the course start date (minus a small cancellation fee, see full T&Cs). A cancellation means you no longer want to do your course with us and want a refund, it is not the same as wanting to change your course date. Cancellations between 20 and 10 business days are subject to a 50% cancellation fee (value of purchase). Cancellations less than 10 business days are subject to a 100% cancellation fee. We always try to work with customers to achieve an outcome that works for everyone, we are very customer centric. Don't forget, you can reschedule for a small cost (see other FAQ about changing course dates), this description only refers to an instance where you require a cash refund. See our Term-Conditions for more details.
We know you're going to love your course with us, just in case you don't you will get a full refund. Just let us know on the first day of your course and we'll sort out the rest.
This Money Back Guarantee applies only to our classroom based courses and does not apply to our Virtual courses. No need to worry though as we can offer you a free, no obligation demo over WebEx before you book your Virtual course so you can see actually what our Virtual courses will entail and you can ask any question you may have on the delivery of the course.
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