PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Training

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PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Course at Vinsys has been designed to confirm your basic knowledge and understanding of the PRINCE2® method. With a PRINCE2® Foundation Certification, you will be able to work efficiently & effectively as a member of a project management team. Organizations need to embrace and execute change in this VUCA environment and ‘Project’ provides the vehicle for these organization-wide changes. PRINCE2® is a structured project management method that enlightens both -individuals and organizations through the essentials of performing and executing a successful project, regardless of type, industry or scale. PRINCE2® is widely recognized & practiced in public as well as private sectors of the UK, European region and other parts of the world for effective project management.

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PRINCE2® provides you with a systematic approach with precise stages to achieve standardized, successful Project Management.

PRINCE2® Foundation training & certification program aims at Bloom’s Level 1 (Remember/Recall) & Bloom’s Level 2 (Learn/Understand) about PRINCE2® Project management method.

PRINCE2® Foundation Certificate Training course will provide understanding in:

  • What is Project & its characteristics
  • Need for Project Management methodology
  • Structure, key elements & terminology of PRINCE2
  • Purpose & benefits of PRINCE2
  • 7 Principles of PRINCE2 Project Management
  • 7 Themes of PRINCE2 Project Management
  • 7 Processes of PRINCE2 Project Management
  • Overview of 26 Management products in PRINCE2 Project Management
  • Tailoring aspects in Project Management
  • Communication Management approach in project
  • Risk Management approach in project
  • Change control approach in project
  • Quality Management approach in project
  • Benefits Management approach in project

 

This qualification is aimed at 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.

 

There are no specific eligibility criteria to attend the PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Exam. This course is recommended to be taken by delegates who are new to the field of project management.

  • What is a Project?
  • Why Project Management Necessary?
  • Definition, Characteristics and six Performance aspects of Project
  • PRINCE2 integrated elements with features & benefits of PRINCE2
  • Explain 7 PRINCE2 Principles (Bloom’s Level 1 & 2)
    • Continued business justification.
    • Learn from experience.
    • Defined roles and responsibilities.
    • Manage by stages.
    • Manage by exception.
    • Focus on products.
    • Tailor to suit the environment
  • Define/Describe/Explain/Recall the purpose, application and minimum requirements of 7 PRINCE2 Themes (Bloom’s Level 1 & 2)
    • Business Case
    • Organization
    • Quality
    • Plans
    • Risk
    • Change
    • Progress
  • Explain the purpose, objective & context of 7 PRINCE2 Processes (Bloom’s Level 1 & 2)
    • Starting Up a Project (SU)
    • Initiating a Project (IP)
    • Directing a Project (DP)
    • Controlling a Stage (CS)
    • Managing Product Delivery (MP)
    • Managing a Stage Boundary (SB)
    • Closing a Project (CP)
  • Overview of 26 Management Products

PRINCE2® can be applied to any project regardless of project scale, structure, organization, and culture. Using PRINCE2® methodology has its own benefits; it is widely recognized, provides one common lingo for all the participants in the project and establishes project management maturity in an organization. PRINCE2 provides a methodology that delivers increased agility, efficiencies whilst reducing costs, plus many more compelling organizational reasons to select it as your controlling solution for your organization and project managers. Over 1 million professionals have chosen PRINCE2 in 150+ countries worldwide, making it the world’s number one project management methodology.

PRINCE2® Foundation certification program is designed for individuals wanting to demonstrate their understanding of the PRINCE2 project management methodology.

Some of the key objectives of opting for this training are to:

  • Understand the common and consistent approach to handle projects & benefits of adopting PRINCE2
  • Deliver projects with agility, high speed to market, cost & risk optimization
  • Manage resources, business risk and deliverables effectively
  • Save time and resources through a shared approach to reporting
  • Help improve productivity by increasing staff awareness of roles and responsibilities in the project
  • Assist with the alignment of projects with the right business goals
  • Facilitate management and stakeholder involvement at relevant and appropriate times during the project
  • Execute the assurance and assessment of project work, troubleshooting, and audits
  • Improve communication & control in the projects
  • Accelerate the overall organizational growth

  • AXELOS & Peoplecert Accredited Training Organization (ATO) to deliver globally
  • AXELOS & Peoplecert Approved Examination Organization (AEO) to operate globally
  • Internationally acclaimed Subject Matter Expertise
  • A panel of PRINCE2® Certified Experts with 15+ years of Industry and Training Experience
  • Facilitators conducted 200+ Project Management Boot-camps
  • Trained 50,000+ professionals across the globe
  • Quality ensured PRINCE2® Certification Training material accredited by Peoplecert
  • Exam Success Ratio close to 99% in the 1st attempt
  • PRINCE2® Project Management Consultation to Professionals & Organizations
  • Flexible training schedules, study Material, consultation, career guidance, access to Vinsys Learning Labs and much more.

Ajit Joshi

Associate Vice President and Head – Governance and Enterprise Transformation in IT Service Management (GeTSM)

 

  • More than 8 years of experience in IT operations, Service Management, Training
  • Trained more than 1000 professionals on technology and upselling, and Best Management Practices, like ITIL, COBIT, Six Sigma, Prince 2.
  • ITIL Release, Control and Validation Certified.
  • ITIL Service Offering and Agreement Certified.
  • ITIL Planning, Protection and Optimization Certified.

It is recommended that students should complete at least one PRINCE2® Foundation Mock Exam.

 

  • Multiple choice questions
  • 60 questions per paper
  • 33 marks required (out of 60 available) to pass: 55%
  • One hour's (60 minutes) duration
  • Closed book.

  • What does the term PRINCE2® stand for?
    • PRINCE2® is an acronym for Projects IN Controlled Environments 2nd Version.
  • What is the latest version of PRINCE2?

PRINCE2 2017 version is the latest one. It focusses on ‘what makes projects successful’ in today’s dynamic work environment. Know more about this update here.

  • What are the changes in the latest PRINCE2® version?

Changes as per listed on www.axelos.com:

  • Maintaining your certification through My PRINCE2.
  • The practical application of the method and guidance, with numerous examples, hints, and tips;
  • The restructuring of the ‘Themes’ guidance to accommodate specific examples of tailoring;
  • Clarifying the link between the themes and principles;
  • The principles that underpin PRINCE2;
  • Tailoring PRINCE2 to the needs of organizations and project environments;​​​​​

The PRINCE2 2017 Update, which consolidates a wealth of knowledge gained in the workplace, can be trusted to provide practical, authoritative and relevant guidance to anyone managing a project in today’s environment.

  • What is PRINCE2® Foundation Certification course?

PRINCE2® Foundation Certification course gives detailed knowledge of Project Management. It is a focused study of process-driven project management. PRINCE2® Foundation Certification course provides comprehensive, basic-level training for anyone involved in the provision, support, and delivery of projects.

  • What is the validity of PRINCE2® Foundation Certification?

PRINCE2® Foundation Certification does not have an expiry date.

  • What are the eligibility criteria/ prerequisites for the PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Exam?

There are no prerequisites for this exam. PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Exam is recommended for aspiring project managers. This certification is also relevant to any other team member who is involved in the design, development, and delivery of projects.

  • Who should opt for the PRINCE2® Foundation Certification course?

PRINCE2® Foundation Certification course is suited for professionals working as Project Managers, Associate Project Managers, Team leads or Managers, Project Engineers, Software Developers or professionals working in any industry who aspire to work as Project Managers.

  • What is the duration of PRINCE2® Foundation Certification training?

Training duration for this course is 2 to 3 days.

  • PRINCE2 is suitable only for IT Projects. Is it correct?

No. PRINCE2 is a holistic project management methodology irrespective of industry, domain, culture, market, etc.

  • Is PRINCE2 is only popular in European countries & especially the UK?

No. PRINCE2 has a global presence. Although it is comparatively more practiced in the UK, it is one of the most popular project management methods across the world. It is widely acknowledged also in India, Middle East, Australia, and the Netherlands apart from the UK and Europe.

  • Do you provide a certificate of PRINCE2® Foundation on successful completion of the course?

Yes, we do. At the end of the course, we execute PeopleCert exams. After you successfully complete our PRINCE2® Foundation training program and upon successfully passing of Foundation exam, you shall receive a soft copy of PRINCE2® Foundation certificate on your email which states that you have successfully completed the course.

When and where are the PRINCE2® Foundation sessions conducted?

All open house sessions are conducted only on weekends at Vinsys Labs for the convenience of working professionals who wish to attend.

At Vinsys, we create our schedules as per your preferences of location and time. You can put in a request to arrange a training program in your organization and we will be there along with our Vinsys Learning Lab!

  • What are the fees for the PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Training Course at Vinsys?

At Vinsys, we offer the most cost-effective, professional IT training programs. If you are an individual or a working professional, please do check our updated course calendar for PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Program here.

For our Tailor-made (as per your team’s availability and convenience) and specially scheduled PRINCE2® programs, write to us on enquiry@vinsys.com or fill out the enquiry form.

  • What is included in the PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Training course fees?

Along with the training sessions, we provide the required course material, a set of practice questions for your exam preparation and access to our tech-enabled Learning Labs to create a dynamic learning experience for you.

  • Who conducts the PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Training sessions?

Training sessions at Vinsys are conducted by certified experts who have practical working experience as well as training experience. Our facilitators hold 20+ years of experience in Project Management and are recognized globally for their expertise in the field of Project Management.

  • What areas are covered in the PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Training Program?

In this training program, you will gain the context and basic understanding of PRINCE2® including the themes, processes and principles of PRINCE2. Grasping the PRINCE2® fundamentals will create a great foundation for PRINCE2® Practitioner Certification for you.

  • What study material should I use to prepare for my PRINCE2® exam?

All PRINCE2® courses and exams are based on the manual or commonly called as the PRINCE2 bible - "Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2: 2017 Edition". It supports both levels Foundation as well as Practitioner. At Vinsys, we provide you with the manual, a book of summary of key terms and topics along with a set of important, topic-weight-wise questions to boost your exam preparation.

  • Can I appear directly for the PRINCE2 Practitioner without taking the PRINCE2 Foundation Certification exam?

No. PRINCE2 Foundation certificate is a prerequisite for PRINCE2 Practitioner.

  • Why choose Vinsys for PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Training?
    • Provide experiential education
    • Guidance from experienced Industry Experts
    • AXELOS & Peoplecert approved training organization & examination center
    • AXELOS & Peoplecert approved Quality course material
    • Post-training support
    • Professional career consultation, learning and exam guidance, access to learning labs, and more.
  • What are the fees for the PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Exam?

The fee structure for PRINCE2 Certifications is inconstant in nature. Please contact your ATO (Authorized Training Organization) or write to us at enquiry@vinsys.com to know more. You can also call our helpline +91 20 67444700 to talk to our corporate training experts.

  • What is the format of the PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Exam?

It is a multiple-choice question exam paper and has 60 questions in it. The duration to solve the paper is 1 hour.

  • What are the passing marks for the PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Exam?

You are expected to secure at least 33 out of 60 marks to clear the examination. 55% is the passing percentage.

  • Is PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Exam a closed book test?

Yes, it is a closed book test.

  • How is the PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Exam carried out?

Vinsys follows a high integrity exam procedure wherein everything is supervised by PeopleCert accredited personnel.

  • Can I take a paper-based exam for PRINCE2 Foundation?

Yes, PRINCE2 allows you to choose the suitable option, Computer-based or Paper-based.

PRINCE2® provides you with a systematic approach with precise stages to achieve standardized, successful Project Management.

PRINCE2® Foundation training & certification program aims at Bloom’s Level 1 (Remember/Recall) & Bloom’s Level 2 (Learn/Understand) about PRINCE2® Project management method.

PRINCE2® Foundation Certificate Training course will provide understanding in:

  • What is Project & its characteristics
  • Need for Project Management methodology
  • Structure, key elements & terminology of PRINCE2
  • Purpose & benefits of PRINCE2
  • 7 Principles of PRINCE2 Project Management
  • 7 Themes of PRINCE2 Project Management
  • 7 Processes of PRINCE2 Project Management
  • Overview of 26 Management products in PRINCE2 Project Management
  • Tailoring aspects in Project Management
  • Communication Management approach in project
  • Risk Management approach in project
  • Change control approach in project
  • Quality Management approach in project
  • Benefits Management approach in project

 

This qualification is aimed at 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.

 

There are no specific eligibility criteria to attend the PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Exam. This course is recommended to be taken by delegates who are new to the field of project management.

  • What is a Project?
  • Why Project Management Necessary?
  • Definition, Characteristics and six Performance aspects of Project
  • PRINCE2 integrated elements with features & benefits of PRINCE2
  • Explain 7 PRINCE2 Principles (Bloom’s Level 1 & 2)
    • Continued business justification.
    • Learn from experience.
    • Defined roles and responsibilities.
    • Manage by stages.
    • Manage by exception.
    • Focus on products.
    • Tailor to suit the environment
  • Define/Describe/Explain/Recall the purpose, application and minimum requirements of 7 PRINCE2 Themes (Bloom’s Level 1 & 2)
    • Business Case
    • Organization
    • Quality
    • Plans
    • Risk
    • Change
    • Progress
  • Explain the purpose, objective & context of 7 PRINCE2 Processes (Bloom’s Level 1 & 2)
    • Starting Up a Project (SU)
    • Initiating a Project (IP)
    • Directing a Project (DP)
    • Controlling a Stage (CS)
    • Managing Product Delivery (MP)
    • Managing a Stage Boundary (SB)
    • Closing a Project (CP)
  • Overview of 26 Management Products

PRINCE2® can be applied to any project regardless of project scale, structure, organization, and culture. Using PRINCE2® methodology has its own benefits; it is widely recognized, provides one common lingo for all the participants in the project and establishes project management maturity in an organization. PRINCE2 provides a methodology that delivers increased agility, efficiencies whilst reducing costs, plus many more compelling organizational reasons to select it as your controlling solution for your organization and project managers. Over 1 million professionals have chosen PRINCE2 in 150+ countries worldwide, making it the world’s number one project management methodology.

PRINCE2® Foundation certification program is designed for individuals wanting to demonstrate their understanding of the PRINCE2 project management methodology.

Some of the key objectives of opting for this training are to:

  • Understand the common and consistent approach to handle projects & benefits of adopting PRINCE2
  • Deliver projects with agility, high speed to market, cost & risk optimization
  • Manage resources, business risk and deliverables effectively
  • Save time and resources through a shared approach to reporting
  • Help improve productivity by increasing staff awareness of roles and responsibilities in the project
  • Assist with the alignment of projects with the right business goals
  • Facilitate management and stakeholder involvement at relevant and appropriate times during the project
  • Execute the assurance and assessment of project work, troubleshooting, and audits
  • Improve communication & control in the projects
  • Accelerate the overall organizational growth
  • AXELOS & Peoplecert Accredited Training Organization (ATO) to deliver globally
  • AXELOS & Peoplecert Approved Examination Organization (AEO) to operate globally
  • Internationally acclaimed Subject Matter Expertise
  • A panel of PRINCE2® Certified Experts with 15+ years of Industry and Training Experience
  • Facilitators conducted 200+ Project Management Boot-camps
  • Trained 50,000+ professionals across the globe
  • Quality ensured PRINCE2® Certification Training material accredited by Peoplecert
  • Exam Success Ratio close to 99% in the 1st attempt
  • PRINCE2® Project Management Consultation to Professionals & Organizations
  • Flexible training schedules, study Material, consultation, career guidance, access to Vinsys Learning Labs and much more.

Ajit Joshi

Associate Vice President and Head – Governance and Enterprise Transformation in IT Service Management (GeTSM)

 

  • More than 8 years of experience in IT operations, Service Management, Training
  • Trained more than 1000 professionals on technology and upselling, and Best Management Practices, like ITIL, COBIT, Six Sigma, Prince 2.
  • ITIL Release, Control and Validation Certified.
  • ITIL Service Offering and Agreement Certified.
  • ITIL Planning, Protection and Optimization Certified.

It is recommended that students should complete at least one PRINCE2® Foundation Mock Exam.

 

  • Multiple choice questions
  • 60 questions per paper
  • 33 marks required (out of 60 available) to pass: 55%
  • One hour's (60 minutes) duration
  • Closed book.
  • What does the term PRINCE2® stand for?
    • PRINCE2® is an acronym for Projects IN Controlled Environments 2nd Version.
  • What is the latest version of PRINCE2?

PRINCE2 2017 version is the latest one. It focusses on ‘what makes projects successful’ in today’s dynamic work environment. Know more about this update here.

  • What are the changes in the latest PRINCE2® version?

Changes as per listed on www.axelos.com:

  • Maintaining your certification through My PRINCE2.
  • The practical application of the method and guidance, with numerous examples, hints, and tips;
  • The restructuring of the ‘Themes’ guidance to accommodate specific examples of tailoring;
  • Clarifying the link between the themes and principles;
  • The principles that underpin PRINCE2;
  • Tailoring PRINCE2 to the needs of organizations and project environments;​​​​​

The PRINCE2 2017 Update, which consolidates a wealth of knowledge gained in the workplace, can be trusted to provide practical, authoritative and relevant guidance to anyone managing a project in today’s environment.

  • What is PRINCE2® Foundation Certification course?

PRINCE2® Foundation Certification course gives detailed knowledge of Project Management. It is a focused study of process-driven project management. PRINCE2® Foundation Certification course provides comprehensive, basic-level training for anyone involved in the provision, support, and delivery of projects.

  • What is the validity of PRINCE2® Foundation Certification?

PRINCE2® Foundation Certification does not have an expiry date.

  • What are the eligibility criteria/ prerequisites for the PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Exam?

There are no prerequisites for this exam. PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Exam is recommended for aspiring project managers. This certification is also relevant to any other team member who is involved in the design, development, and delivery of projects.

  • Who should opt for the PRINCE2® Foundation Certification course?

PRINCE2® Foundation Certification course is suited for professionals working as Project Managers, Associate Project Managers, Team leads or Managers, Project Engineers, Software Developers or professionals working in any industry who aspire to work as Project Managers.

  • What is the duration of PRINCE2® Foundation Certification training?

Training duration for this course is 2 to 3 days.

  • PRINCE2 is suitable only for IT Projects. Is it correct?

No. PRINCE2 is a holistic project management methodology irrespective of industry, domain, culture, market, etc.

  • Is PRINCE2 is only popular in European countries & especially the UK?

No. PRINCE2 has a global presence. Although it is comparatively more practiced in the UK, it is one of the most popular project management methods across the world. It is widely acknowledged also in India, Middle East, Australia, and the Netherlands apart from the UK and Europe.

  • Do you provide a certificate of PRINCE2® Foundation on successful completion of the course?

Yes, we do. At the end of the course, we execute PeopleCert exams. After you successfully complete our PRINCE2® Foundation training program and upon successfully passing of Foundation exam, you shall receive a soft copy of PRINCE2® Foundation certificate on your email which states that you have successfully completed the course.

When and where are the PRINCE2® Foundation sessions conducted?

All open house sessions are conducted only on weekends at Vinsys Labs for the convenience of working professionals who wish to attend.

At Vinsys, we create our schedules as per your preferences of location and time. You can put in a request to arrange a training program in your organization and we will be there along with our Vinsys Learning Lab!

  • What are the fees for the PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Training Course at Vinsys?

At Vinsys, we offer the most cost-effective, professional IT training programs. If you are an individual or a working professional, please do check our updated course calendar for PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Program here.

For our Tailor-made (as per your team’s availability and convenience) and specially scheduled PRINCE2® programs, write to us on enquiry@vinsys.com or fill out the enquiry form.

  • What is included in the PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Training course fees?

Along with the training sessions, we provide the required course material, a set of practice questions for your exam preparation and access to our tech-enabled Learning Labs to create a dynamic learning experience for you.

  • Who conducts the PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Training sessions?

Training sessions at Vinsys are conducted by certified experts who have practical working experience as well as training experience. Our facilitators hold 20+ years of experience in Project Management and are recognized globally for their expertise in the field of Project Management.

  • What areas are covered in the PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Training Program?

In this training program, you will gain the context and basic understanding of PRINCE2® including the themes, processes and principles of PRINCE2. Grasping the PRINCE2® fundamentals will create a great foundation for PRINCE2® Practitioner Certification for you.

  • What study material should I use to prepare for my PRINCE2® exam?

All PRINCE2® courses and exams are based on the manual or commonly called as the PRINCE2 bible - "Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2: 2017 Edition". It supports both levels Foundation as well as Practitioner. At Vinsys, we provide you with the manual, a book of summary of key terms and topics along with a set of important, topic-weight-wise questions to boost your exam preparation.

  • Can I appear directly for the PRINCE2 Practitioner without taking the PRINCE2 Foundation Certification exam?

No. PRINCE2 Foundation certificate is a prerequisite for PRINCE2 Practitioner.

  • Why choose Vinsys for PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Training?
    • Provide experiential education
    • Guidance from experienced Industry Experts
    • AXELOS & Peoplecert approved training organization & examination center
    • AXELOS & Peoplecert approved Quality course material
    • Post-training support
    • Professional career consultation, learning and exam guidance, access to learning labs, and more.
  • What are the fees for the PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Exam?

The fee structure for PRINCE2 Certifications is inconstant in nature. Please contact your ATO (Authorized Training Organization) or write to us at enquiry@vinsys.com to know more. You can also call our helpline +91 20 67444700 to talk to our corporate training experts.

  • What is the format of the PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Exam?

It is a multiple-choice question exam paper and has 60 questions in it. The duration to solve the paper is 1 hour.

  • What are the passing marks for the PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Exam?

You are expected to secure at least 33 out of 60 marks to clear the examination. 55% is the passing percentage.

  • Is PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Exam a closed book test?

Yes, it is a closed book test.

  • How is the PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Exam carried out?

Vinsys follows a high integrity exam procedure wherein everything is supervised by PeopleCert accredited personnel.

  • Can I take a paper-based exam for PRINCE2 Foundation?

Yes, PRINCE2 allows you to choose the suitable option, Computer-based or Paper-based.

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