PRINCE2® 7 Foundation Course
What is the PRINCE2® 7 Foundation course?
PRINCE2® (PRojects IN Controlled Environments) 7th edition, is an evolution of the globally recognised project management process model for managing a project. It is an adaptable and flexible method that can be tailored to any kind of project in any sector or industry and includes the activities needed to direct, manage and deliver a project. The Foundation certification provides an introduction to project management concepts and an understanding of the method, principles, roles, practices and terminology of PRINCE2®.
What is the difference between PRINCE2® 6th edition and 7th edition?
The new 7th edition remains aligned to the 6th edition but has introduced new concepts such as:
- Focus on people management and leading successful teams
- Utilisation of data and digital management tools in projects
- Integrated compatibility with agile, ITIL and lean concepts
- Sustainability and alignment to UN sustainable development goals
- Updated terminology and the key concepts used in PRINCE2® project management.
Who is this qualification for?
The PRINCE2® Foundation certification is suitable for anyone who wants to demonstrate an understanding of the PRINCE2® methodology. It is useful for those working, or wishing to work, as part of a project management team and anyone in a PRINCE2® supporting environment.
It will equally suit existing project managers, and people from other functions looking to gain a deeper understanding of the project related conversations that are going on in their workplace.
The PRINCE2® Foundation certificate is a prerequisite for entry to the PRINCE2® 7 Practitioner qualification course or the PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner course. Most delegates also go on to complete the PRINCE2® Practitioner qualification.
Download the PRINCE2 7th Edition Foundation syllabus for learning outcomes and the assessment criteria for the Foundation 7 course.
Accreditation / Qualification(s) offered
Successful completion of this course will mean you will be awarded the PRINCE2® 7 Foundation qualification (valid for 3 years).
PeopleCert Online Exams
Exam vouchers are valid for 12 months so you can take them at a time and day that is convenient to you but, we do recommend taking the exam soon after your course if possible, as pass rates are typically higher.
Foundation Exam – 60 minute, closed book exam set by PeopleCert with 60 multiple choice questions each worth one mark. 60% pass mark (36 marks out of the 60 questions).
Click here for the PRINCE2 7th Edition Foundation sample exam paper.
Click here for the PRINCE2 7th Edition Foundation sample exam answers.
Course Resit Policy
We have a ‘FREE course resit policy’ for anyone who unfortunately does not pass their exam, all we require is that you pay for your exam resit. You can then attend the next PRINCE2® Foundation course for FREE! Please contact your course organiser to discuss.
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What this course includes
This price includes course registration, the official PRINCE2® e-book, course materials, exam fees, and on successfully passing the exam, an official PRINCE2® Foundation certificate from the examining body, PeopleCert. A hard copy manual is available at an additional cost, please ask your course organiser for more information.
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- This is a virtual course with a live instructor. It includes interaction and group-work to embed learning. We encourage use of cameras, and have regular breaks to maintain freshness and engagement.
£815.00 excl. VAT
- New 7th edition
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- 3 Year Certification
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This 3-day course covers the practices, processes, principles, project context and people involved in the project ecosystem.
The following topics are covered in detail, including their purpose, tailoring, and the relationships between them:
The seven practices of PRINCE2® demonstrate the business perspectives that will influence and impact the project:
- Business case
The seven processes within PRINCE2® cover all stages of a project’s lifecycle:
- Starting up a Project
- Directing a Project
- Initiating a Project
- Controlling a Stage
- Managing Product Delivery
- Managing a Stage Boundary
- Closing a Project
The seven PRINCE2® principles provide the outline of the PRINCE2® framework, its governance and practices:
- Continued Business Justification
- Learn from the Experience
- Defined Roles and Responsibilities
- Manage by Stages
- Manage by Exception
- Focus on Products
- Tailor to Suit the Project
- One-hour multiple-choice paper
- 60 questions with a pass mark of 60% (36 correct answers required)
- Closed book
- 60 minute exam
The PRINCE2® 7th edition, Foundation qualification is usually the first step to achieving the PRINCE2® 7th edition Practitioner course and as such, does not have any entry requirements.
It is a good idea however to familiarise yourself with the method by completing the pre-course learning activities before the first day of training.
The PRINCE2® 7 Foundation qualification is also a prerequisite for the PRINCE2 Agile® Practitioner qualification.
This knowledge-based qualification will cover the content of the latest version (the 7th edition) of the PRINCE2® method – including its principles, practices and processes.
Delegates will be able to make a more confident and effective contribution to projects, both as a member of the team, or as someone who needs to interact with a PRINCE2® project team.
Successful completion of this course will mean you will be awarded the PRINCE2® 7 Foundation qualification.
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