PRINCE2® Foundation

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  • PRINCE2® Foundation is the foremost level of PRINCE2® certification
  • Get knowledge about the seven PRINCE2® themes, processes and principles

Key Points About PRINCE2® Foundation

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Duration: 3 Days*

Pre-course Reading: 2-5 Hours

Accredited: Yes

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PRINCE2® Foundation

Course Overview

PRINCE2® represents PRojects In Controlled Environment. An initial level of PRINCE2® certification is PRINCE2® Foundation. Pearce Mayfield offers PRINCE2® Foundation course which enables delegates to get the knowledge and skills required to manage projects and handle associated risks effectively. Understand the benefits of using PRINCE2® methodologies and prepare well for the PRINCE2® Foundation exam. Get a thorough understanding of PRINCE2® principles and terminology. Enhance communication between the project team and remaining organisation and along with this saving money and time for delivering projects successfully. Recently AXELOS has updated PRINCE2®, and it is known as PRINCE2® 2017. Our PRINCE2® Foundation course is also aligned with PRINCE2® 2017 update.


According to the PRINCE2® 2017 update, configuration management topic has been removed out of syllabus. Exam questions are more focused on enabling delegates to implement a PRINCE2® methodology in a project. Negative questions are eliminated, and the number of questions has also reduced.

PRINCE2® Foundation exam structure according to the PRINCE2® 2017 update:

  • The format of the exam is multiple choice
  • Number of questions in PRINCE2® Foundation is 60
  • In PRINCE2® 2017 update reasoning questions are removed
  • Duration of PRINCE2® Foundation exam is 60 minutes
  • The pass percentage required to clear this exam is 55% or 33 marks out of 60.

Course Outline


  • Overview of Project Management
  • PRINCE2® Terminology
  • Introduction to PRINCE2®
  • Link between PRINCE2® themes, principles and processes
  • Adapt PRINCE2® in the project environment
  • Project Lifecycle
  • Product Lifecycle

PRINCE2® Principles

  • Overview of PRINCE2® principles
  • Benefits and objectives
  • Management stages

PRINCE2® Themes

  • Overview of PRINCE2® themes

Business case

  • What is the business case?
  • Outcomes and outputs
  • Benefits and disadvantages
  • Developing and Verifying
  • Maintain Business Case
  • Benefits Review Plan


  • Project Team and Project Board structure
  • Project Manager
  • Team Manager
  • Change authority
  • Project support responsibilities and roles
  • Communication management strategy
  • Stakeholder management


  • Overview of plans
  • Levels of plans
  • Exception plans
  • Product based approach
  • Product breakdown structure
  • Product flow diagram
  • PRINCE2® Planning steps
  • Product description


  • Management stages
  • Technical stages
  • Tolerance and raising exceptions
  • Project manager controls for reviewing
  • Project manager controls for reporting progress
  • Baselines for control
  • Capture and report lessons
  • Event driven
  • Time driven controls


  • Issue and change control procedure
  • Baseline
  • Handling changes
  • Tracking and protecting products
  • Change budget
  • Change authority


  • Definition of Quality
  • Quality Audit trial
  • Acceptance criteria
  • Quality assurance
  • Quality criteria
  • Quality management strategy
  • Quality controls
  • Quality review techniques


  • Risk management in projects
  • Plan for risk management
  • Procedure of Risk management
  • Risk budget

PRINCE2® Principles

Starting up a project

  • Purpose of starting a project
  • Appointing executive and a project manager
  • Design project management team

Directing a project

  • Purpose

Initiating a project

  • Purpose
  • Activities in beginning a project
  • Set project controls

Controlling a stage

  • Purpose
  • Authorize work package
  • Review stage status

Manage product delivery

  • Purpose
  • Accept work package

Managing stage boundary

  • Overview
  • Objectives
  • Plan for next stage

Closing a project

  • Purpose
  • Prepare plan closure

Tailor PRINCE2® in the project environment

PRINCE2® Foundation exam

There are no prerequisites for PRINCE2® Foundation course, however, having basic knowledge of project management can be beneficial.

Professionals who want to get a basic understanding of PRINCE2® concepts and want to become PRINCE2® Foundation certified can enroll in this course.

Aspiring project managers and the delegates who are working in a project team or project management environment can enroll into this course.

Following mentioned delegates can enroll into this course:

  • Product Managers
  • Business Project Managers
  • Program Managers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Engineering Leads
  • Business Analysts
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Leaders
  • Team Members

The PRINCE2® Foundation Cost in United Kingdom Starts from £5495.00

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Key points about this course

237 Learners Recommended

Duration: 3 Days*

Pre-course Reading: 2-5 Hours

Accredited: Yes

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6 Months Access - £ 387.00

1 Year Access - £ 776.00

Official PRINCE2® Manual - £ 83.00

Official PRINCE2® Foundation Exam - £ 325.00

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