A Quick Glance

PRINCE2® represents PRojects IN Controlled Environment, and it is the most famous project management approach across UK and Europe.  PRINCE2® certification has two levels that are PRINCE2® Foundation and PRINCE2® Practitioner.  PRINCE2® Foundation helps to understand the basic concepts of PRINCE2® and its terminology. PRINCE2® Practitioner ensures that the professional knows how to implement PRINCE2® in a project environment. After completing PRINCE2® Foundation level, you can enrol for PRINCE2® Practitioner level as it is the highest level of PRINCE2® certification. Make use of this methodology to manage and deliver projects successfully.

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    Understand in depth about the various concepts of PRINCE2® Project Management approach

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    Learn to tailor PRINCE2® according to the requirements of the project as well as organization

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    In this course cover both level of PRINCE2® certification that is PRINCE2® Foundation and PRINCE2® Practitioner

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    Get understanding of basic terminology of PRINCE2® and also learn to implement it in actual

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    PeopleCert has accredited this course

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    Pearce Mayfield provides this course at an affordable price

Before attending this course, some knowledge of Project management is required.

Previous experience of PRINCE2® project management approach is not necessary however having experience of working in project management environment can be beneficial.

After clearing the PRINCE2® Foundation course, delegates will be able to go for PRINCE2® Practitioner examination.

To enrol in PRINCE2® Practitioner examination, the delegates must possess any one of the following certifications:

  • PRINCE2 Foundation
  • 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)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner course is suitable for the delegates who want to get a better understanding of PRINCE2® concepts.

This course enables delegates to prepare well for the examination.

Delegates mentioned below can enrol into this course:

  • Product Managers
  • Project managers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Engineering leads
  • Business Analysts
  • Business project managers
  • Associate/Assistant Project Managers
  • Team Managers/Team Leads
  • Project Engineers/Executives
  • Software developers

This course is also suitable for those delegates who are involved in the design, development as well the delivery of the PRINCE2® projects.


Tutor Support


Pre Course Material


Key Learning Points


Exam(s) included



  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the project manager
  • Effectively organise and control the project and its activities
  • Learn to bring customers and suppliers together through communication
  • Manage risks, quality and monitoring changes in projects using PRINCE2
  • Understand how to provide better-organised start, middle and end to the project by using PRINCE2®
  • Able to break down large projects into smaller ones to manage it efficiently
  • Understand the relationships between PRINCE2® principles, techniques, themes and processes
  • Understand roles and responsibilities to become a competent project manager
  • Gain PRINCE2® certification and excel in your career

Course Overview

PRINCE2® is the best framework that helps to manage and deliver projects efficiently on time and within budget. It helps to divide the projects into smaller segments and enables to focus on it throughout the project lifecycle. Pearce Mayfield offers PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner course which enables the delegates to understand concepts of both levels thoroughly. During this course learn the basic terminology and concepts of PRINCE2 and along with it learn to implement those concepts of PRINCE2® into the project environment. This course has also been updated according to the PRINCE2® 2017 version. Both PRINCE2® Foundation, as well as PRINCE2® Practitioner examination, follow the pattern defined by the PRINCE2® 2017 version. The syllabus has also been updated with both levels of PRINCE2® certification according to the upgrade. Update emphasises on providing delegates practical knowledge to implement a PRINCE2® methodology in any project environment. Gain both the certifications and become a competent project manager. PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner course cover all aspects of PRINCE2®.


PRINCE2® Foundation examination

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.

PRINCE2® Practitioner Examination

PRINCE2® Practitioner certification comes after the PRINCE2® Foundation certification. PRINCE2® Practitioner emphasises on the practical implementation of PRINCE2® into project environment. According to 2017 update, reasoning and multiple assertion questions have been removed. Following is the format of PRINCE2® Practitioner exam:

  • It is an objective testing exam
  • Number of questions is 68 per paper
  • To clear the exam 38 marks are required and approximately 55%
  • Duration of the PRINCE2® Practitioner exam is Two and a half hour that is 150 minutes
  • It is an open book exam ( PRINCE2® manual only)

Course Content


  • Project Management Overview
  • Terminology and basics
  • Introduction to PRINCE2®
  • Different project management approach
  • History of PRINCE2®
  • Scope of PRINCE2® in project environment
  • Project Definition
  • Requirement of PRINCE2® methodology
  • Understand relationship between PRINCE2® themes, principles and processes
  • Tailllor PRINCE2® into Project environment
  • Six aspects of PRINCE2® project management

PRINCE2® Principles

  • Continued business justification
  • Learn from experience
  • Defined roles and responsibilities
  • Manage by stages
  • Manage by exception
  • Focus on products
  • Tailor to suit the project environment

PRINCE2® Process Model

  • Starting up a project
  • Initiating a project
  • Directing a project
  • Controlling a stage
  • Maintaining a stage boundary
  • Managing product delivery
  • Closing a project

Seven PRINCE2® themes

  • Business case themes
    • Motive of Business Case Theme
    • Output and outcome
    • Benefits of project
    • Business case for different types of projects
    • PRINCE2® approach to business case
    • Roles and responsibilities in business case theme
  • Organisation theme
    • Purpose of organisation theme
    • Programme and project introduction
    • PRINCE2® approach to organisation
    • Role of project manager
    • Communication management strategy
  • Quality
    • Use of quality theme
    • PRINCE2® approach to quality
    • Quality method
    • Role in review team
  • Plans
    • Purpose of plan theme
    • Level of plan
    • Project plan
    • Functions and responsibilities in plan theme
  • Risk
  • Use of risk theme
    • Risk terms
    • Risk management
    • PRINCE2® approach to risk management
    • Risk cause and effect
    • Risk budget
    • Roles and responsibilities in Risk theme
  • Change
    • Use of change theme
    • Types of issues
    • Decision making
    • Roles and responsibilities in change theme
  • Progress
    • Use of progress theme
    • Six tolerance areas by level
    • PRINCE2® approach to progress
    • Use of management stages for control
    • Report progress
    • Role and responsibilities in progress theme
  • Management products
    • Accept project product
    • Achieve PID objectives
    • Method to measure benefits of delivery
    • Evaluate the project
    • Improve future performance
  • PRINCE2® Foundation exam
  • PRINCE2® Practitioner exam

PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner Schedules

Course Name Duration Dates Price
PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days London
19-10-2018 £1269.00
PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days Southampton
22-10-2018 £1745.00
PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days London
22-10-2018 £1269.00
PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days Manchester
22-10-2018 £1269.00
PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days Birmingham
22-10-2018 £1269.00
PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days Reading
22-10-2018 £1489.00
PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days Edinburgh
22-10-2018 £1395.00
PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days Milton Keynes
22-10-2018 £1745.00
PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days Cambridge
22-10-2018 £1495.00
PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner 5 days London
26-10-2018 £1269.00