The PRINCE2® Foundation certification is designed for aspiring and established project managers in Singapore and internationally. In addition to team managers (e.g. product delivery managers), project board members (e.g. senior responsible owners), project support personnel (e.g. personnel from the Project and Programme Office), project assurance personnel (e.g. business change analysts), and operational line staff/managers, it also applies to other essential personnel involved in the development, delivery, and design of projects.
The PRINCE2® Practitioner examination assesses whether a candidate is able to remember, understand and apply the PRINCE2® project management techniques (as described in the syllabus below). The PRINCE2® certification training is essential for the PRINCE2® Practitioner exam, which will assess the candidate’s ability to implement the understanding of the PRINCE2® project management method in context.
The main goals of the 3-day PRINCE2® certification training course are:
- Understand the PRINCE2® approach at the Foundation level
- Understand the principles and benefits underlying a structured approach to project management
- Help representatives to operate effectively with managers and colleagues within a structured project management environment
- Understand the integrated elements of PRINCE2® (processes, principles, tailoring and themes) within a work environment
The funded 3-day training course covers the Foundation syllabus and includes the following focus areas:
Structured Approach to Managing Projects – Lay the foundations for a structured method for managing all projects and project success criteria; the model of the PRINCE2® practice includes the elements of processes, principles, tailoring and themes.
The Process-based Approach – PRINCE2® Process Model will help delegates appreciate and understand what should be done to manage each project, why they should do it and when in the project lifecycle. PRINCE2® focuses on critical processes necessary for project management, which must be present but may be tailored to reflect the project’s scope, risks and complexity .
Organisation – Stakeholder management; Communication Management Approach, the Project Board and the Project Management Team Structure, Project Manager, Project Assurance, Change Authority, Team Manager, and Project Support roles & responsibilities.
Business Case – What is a Business Case; Outputs, Outcomes, Benefits and Dis-benefits; Verifying, Developing and Maintaining the Business Case; Confirming the benefits and the Benefits Review Plan.
Monitoring and Controlling Progress – Technical and Management Stages. Raising Exceptions and Tolerance. Project Board and Project Manager Controls for Reporting and Reviewing Progress; Baselines for Control; Reporting and Capturing Lessons; Event-driven and time-driven controls.
Project Planning – Content and levels of Plans , Product-based approach to planning the Project Product Description, Exception Plans, Product Description, Product Breakdown Structure, Product Flow Diagram; the PRINCE2® planning steps.
Quality – The Quality Audit Trial, Quality Defined, Acceptance Criteria, Quality Management Strategy, Quality Criteria, Quality Controls, Quality Assurance, and Quality Review technique.
Change Control Approach – Issue and Change Control procedure; Configuration Management procedure; Baseline, Handling changes; Protecting and tracking products; change Budget, Change Authority .
Risk – Risk and Risk Management , Risk Management Approach, Risk Management in Projects , Risk Budget, Risk Register.