PRINCE2® Foundation

Course code: P201

Course description:

This course is on PRINCE2®, a well-known British method of organizing and managing projects. It comprises of lectures and set of exercises based on a sample case.
The training is followed by a certification exam. In case of a positive result the participant receives an international PRINCE2 Foundation certificate.

This training course is accredited both by APM Group Ltd. and Project Management Institute (PMI).


Learning PRINCE2 on a level allowing to work in a PRINCE2 project. After the training each participant:

  • understands principles, processes and themes,
  • can explain how they are implemented and used in the project,
  • knows roles and responsibilities in the project.

Preparing for the PRINCE2 Foundation exam - the principles, themes, processes and methodology tailoring.

Target group:

This training course is designed for project managers, project team members, board members and directors involved in project boards and steering committees. It's also useful for people who want to learn the assumptions PRINCE2 methodology.


General knowledge of the characteristics of projects and common tasks of the project manager.

Note: 2 weeks before the training participants will receive an accredited manual "Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2®" and a set of pre-course work, with the recommendation to study before the training. Completing the pre-course work increases the likelihood of a positive outcome from the Foundation exam.


3 days


Duration of the course - 3 days. The exam is usually held at the end of day 3.

This course is delivered by OMEC as the Accredited Training Organisation.

Training accredited by the APM Group Ltd.
Training accredited by the Project Management Institute. Number of PDUs: 22.

Table of contents:

—– Pre-course work —–

  • Reading PRINCE2 manual or “PRINCE2 in a nutshell” summary
  • PRINCE2 Foundation exam candidate guidance
  • PRINCE2 Foundation sample examination paper 1

—– Day 1 —–

  • Introduction to the course
  • Introduction to PRINCE2
  • PRINCE2 Overview
  • Starting up a Project (SU) process
  • Organisation theme
  • Business Case theme
  • Homework
    • Exercises
    • PRINCE2 Foundation sample examination paper 2

—– Day 2 —–

  • Homework debrief
  • Directing a Project (DP) process
  • Initiating a Project (IP) process
  • Plans theme
  • Managing a Stage Boundary (SB) process
  • Risk Theme
  • Change Theme
  • Homework
    • PRINCE2 Foundation sample examination paper 3

—– Day 3 —–

  • Homework debrief
  • Controlling a Stage (CS) process
  • Managing Product Delivery (MP) process
  • Quality theme
  • Progress theme
  • Closing a Project (CP) process

—– Exam day —–

  • PRINCE2 Foundation examination (1 hour + extra time for administrative

    Note: The exam may be planned also on the 3rd day just after the training.



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