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PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner

Author: Tommy van Schaik

PRINCE2® 2017 is a project management method that is used in government and commercial organization around the world and is based on best practices gathered from years of project... Read more

PRINCE2® practitioner exam

This path covers all the principles, themes, roles, processes, and other concepts that are used in the PRINCE2® 2017 method. These courses will also help you prepare for the PRINCE2® 2017 Foundation and Practitioner exams.

1

PRINCE2® - Introducing the Value and Fundamentals

by Tommy van Schaik

Mar 16, 2018 / 3h 19m

Beginner • 3h 19m

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This course is the first course in the PRINCE2® learning path. In this course, PRINCE2® - Introducing the Value and Fundamentals, you will explore the foundation principles of the 2017 version of PRINCE2®. First, you will learn why PRINCE2® is the most commonly used project management method today. Next, you will be introduced to the core PRINCE2® elements. Finally, you will take a deep dive into the PRINCE2® concepts of the PRINCE2® Practitioner learning path. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of PRINCE2® needed to feel comfortable with the values and fundamentals of PRINCE2®. Copyright © Pluralsight LLC and AXELOS Limited 2017. All rights reserved. No part of this document may be reproduced in any form without the written permission of both Pluralsight LLC and AXELOS Limited. Permission can be requested at pluralsight.com and licensing@AXELOS.com. Material in this document has been sourced from Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2® 2017 Edition.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 36s
  2. Learning About the Added Value of PRINCE2® 2017
    26m 7s
  3. Explaining PRINCE2® Certification
    31m 16s
  4. PRINCE2® Principles
    38m 41s
  5. PRINCE2® Project Organization
    31m 51s
  6. The PRINCE2® Process Model
    36m 31s
  7. Getting Familiar with PRINCE2® Themes
    33m 48s
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PRINCE2® - The Business Case Theme

by Tommy van Schaik

Mar 16, 2018 / 2h 34m

Intermediate • 2h 34m

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This course will present you with a deep dive into one of the seven PRINCE2® themes: The Business Case Theme. In this course, PRINCE2® - The Business Case Theme, you will learn foundational knowledge to create a business case. First, you will review the concepts that go into creating a business case. Next, you'll explore the different business case methods. Finally, you will learn about the documents related to the PRINCE2® Business Case Theme. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of the business case at the practitioner level. Copyright © Pluralsight LLC and AXELOS Limited 2017. All rights reserved. No part of this document may be reproduced in any form without the written permission of both Pluralsight LLC and AXELOS Limited. Permission can be requested at pluralsight.com and licensing@AXELOS.com. Material in this document has been sourced from Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2® 2017 Edition.

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  1. Course Overview
    1m 35s
  2. Introduction to the Business Case Theme
    23m 14s
  3. Developing a Business Case
    28m 35s
  4. Example Business Case
    36m 47s
  5. Verifying and Maintaining a Business Case
    28m 59s
  6. Confirming the Benefits
    35m 3s
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PRINCE2® - The Organization Theme

by Tommy van Schaik

Mar 16, 2018 / 2h 50m

Intermediate • 2h 50m

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This course is a deep dive into the way a PRINCE2® project organization is set up. In this course, PRINCE2® - The Organization Theme, you will learn how the PRINCE2® approach to organization. First, you will learn the different roles necessary for projects to operate. Next, you will explore how the team is structured to create a controllable and easy to lead project team. Finally, you will discover how the integration PRINCE2® organization will increase the success of your projects. After this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of the PRINCE2® organization theme to create a solid project organization within your own projects. Copyright © AXELOS Limited 2016. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form or by any means without permission in writing from AXELOS Limited. This information is a part of the official PRINCE2® Foundations and Practitioner sample examination paper. PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited.

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  1. Course Overview
    2m 2s
  2. Introduction to the Organization Theme
    27m 17s
  3. Program Management and the Project Board
    38m 1s
  4. The Project Manager and Team Managers
    26m 12s
  5. Supporting Roles
    27m 18s
  6. Working with Teams, Organizations, and Centers of Excellence
    22m 1s
  7. Stakeholders and the Communication Management Approach
    27m 58s
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PRINCE2® - The Quality Theme

by Tommy van Schaik

Mar 16, 2018 / 2h 38m

Intermediate • 2h 38m

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This course will present you with a deep dive into the PRINCE2® quality management method. In this course, PRINCE2® - The Quality Theme, you will learn all the details involved in producing the highest quality projects. First, you will explore how to gather the right quality expectations from the customer. Next, you will focus on setting up realistic expectations with your customers. Finally, you will learn how to make sure that your project has a system in place to deliver that desired quality. Once you have finished this course, your knowledge of the PRINCE2® quality theme will be up to practitioner level and you will be able to apply the concepts learned in this course into your own projects. Copyright © AXELOS Limited 2016. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form or by any means without permission in writing from AXELOS Limited. This information is a part of the official PRINCE2® Foundations and Practitioner sample examination paper. PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 40s
  2. Introduction to the Quality Theme
    30m 1s
  3. The Customer Side of Quality
    50m 5s
  4. The Quality Management Approach
    24m 59s
  5. Product Descriptions
    25m 11s
  6. Quality Control
    26m 40s
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PRINCE2® - The Plans Theme

by Tommy van Schaik

Mar 16, 2018 / 1h 59m

Intermediate • 1h 59m

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This course will present you with the PRINCE2® planning approach. In this course, PRINCE2® - The Plans Theme, you will learn about PRINCE2®’s product based planning technique and why this technique has proven to be the most successful technique in project planning. First, you will learn about how implementing the PRINCE2® planning approach will improve control over your projects. Next, you will explore how PRINCE2® methods improve communication throughout your team. Finally, you will discover how implementing the PRINCE2® planning approach will increase the success rate of your projects by improving the control over your project and increasing the communication with the other members of your project team. When you’re finished with this course, you will be able to apply the concepts captured in the PRINCE2® planning approach to your own projects. Copyright © AXELOS Limited 2016. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form or by any means without permission in writing from AXELOS Limited. This information is a part of the official PRINCE2® Foundations and Practitioner sample examination paper. PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited.

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  1. Course Overview
    1m 25s
  2. Introduction to the Plans Theme
    18m 41s
  3. Levels of Planning
    30m 31s
  4. Designing the Plan and Analyzing the Products
    24m 59s
  5. Activities, Dependencies, and Estimating
    22m 34s
  6. Scheduling, Risk Management, and Documenting
    21m 41s
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PRINCE2® - The Risk Theme

by Tommy van Schaik

Mar 16, 2018 / 1h 53m

Intermediate • 1h 53m

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Risks are a determining factor in the success of projects and if you take control of these risks, you can create a situation where project risks are taken in a responsible manner. In this course, PRINCE2® - The Risk Theme, you will take a deep dive into PRINCE2®’s approach to risk. First, you will learn about how PRINCE2® uses the risk management procedures to take control of the risks in your projects by identifying what the potential risks are. Next, you will discover how to assess and label risks. Finally, you will explore planning and implementing responses for those risks. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills to use the PRINCE2® risk management procedure and will be able to implement this procedure into your own projects. Copyright © AXELOS Limited 2016. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form or by any means without permission in writing from AXELOS Limited. This information is a part of the official PRINCE2® Foundations and Practitioner sample examination paper. PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited.

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  1. Course Overview
    1m 20s
  2. Introduction to the Risk Theme
    17m 25s
  3. Identifying Risk
    23m 18s
  4. Assessing Risk
    24m 25s
  5. Planning for Risk
    26m 45s
  6. Implement and Communicate
    20m 33s
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PRINCE2® - The Change Theme

by Tommy van Schaik

Mar 16, 2018 / 1h 18m

Intermediate • 1h 18m

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This course takes a deep dive into the concept of adapting the PRINCE2® management method to fit the environment and characteristics of specific projects. In this course, PRINCE2® - The Change Theme, you will take a deep dive into the PRINCE2® change theme. First, you will learn how to handle changes and issues that might arise in your project. Next, you will explore the details of the PRINCE2® change control procedure. Finally, you will discover how to identify, categorize, and resolve issues that might reveal themselves in your project. When you have finished this course, you will be familiar with all concepts involved with PRINCE2®’s approach to change and you will be able to implement these concepts into your own projects, to ensure the best possible impact on the outcome of your project. Copyright © Pluralsight LLC and AXELOS Limited 2017. All rights reserved. No part of this document may be reproduced in any form without the written permission of both Pluralsight LLC and AXELOS Limited. Permission can be requested at pluralsight.com and licensing@AXELOS.com. Material in this document has been sourced from Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2® 2017 Edition.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 33s
  2. Introduction to the Change Theme
    23m 39s
  3. Preparing Controls
    24m 8s
  4. Configuration Management
    14m 42s
  5. Issue and Change Control Procedure
    14m 28s
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PRINCE2® - The Progress Theme

by Tommy van Schaik

Mar 16, 2018 / 1h 5m

Intermediate • 1h 5m

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How can you tell if a project is progressing when measured against the plans you wrote? In this course, PRINCE2® - The Progress Theme, you'll take a deep dive into the tools, techniques, and principles within the PRINCE2® method that enable you to baseline, measure, and report both the progress of the project and the lessons learned. First, you'll learn about the Progress Theme as well as six important types of tolerances. Next, you'll discover the Project Board and how managers control the project through each stage of the process. Finally, you'll explore time-driven and event-driven controls, how to log lessons you've learned for future use, as well as different options for raising exceptions when things are not going according to plan. By the end of this course, your knowledge of the PRINCE2® Progress Theme will be up to practitioner level, and you'll be able to monitor, compare, and control the progress in your own projects using PRINCE2®'s approach to progress. Copyright © AXELOS Limited 2016. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form or by any means without permission in writing from AXELOS Limited. This information is a part of the official PRINCE2® Foundations and Practitioner sample examination paper. PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited.

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  1. Course Overview
    1m 13s
  2. Introduction to the Progress Theme
    11m 32s
  3. Control by Management Levels
    23m 9s
  4. Control Through Stages
    10m 59s
  5. Progress Reviewing and Reporting
    18m 51s
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PRINCE2® - Project Processes

by Tommy van Schaik

Mar 16, 2018 / 2h 18m

Intermediate • 2h 18m

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Processes are an important part of the PRINCE2® project management method, as they point out the responsibilities and actions that need to be taken to create an adequate control structure for your project. In this course, PRINCE2® - Project Processes, you will learn foundational knowledge of each of the seven PRINCE2® processes. First, you will learn the rationale behind each process. Next, you will discover what project management challenges are countered using each of the PRINCE2® processes. Finally, you will explore how the project processes interact with the other steps in the Prince2® processes. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of the PRINCE2® processes at the practitioner level, and you will be able implement the PRINCE2® processes in your own projects. Copyright © AXELOS Limited 2016. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form or by any means without permission in writing from AXELOS Limited. This information is a part of the official PRINCE2® Foundations and Practitioner sample examination paper. PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 25s
  2. Introduction to Processes
    15m 43s
  3. Starting up a Project Process
    15m 53s
  4. Directing a Project Process
    22m 56s
  5. Initiating a Project Process
    17m 42s
  6. Controlling a Stage Process
    24m 52s
  7. Managing Product Delivery Process
    9m 3s
  8. Managing a Stage Boundary Process
    13m 19s
  9. Closing a Project Process
    17m 34s
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PRINCE2® - Tailoring a Project

by Tommy van Schaik

Mar 16, 2018 / 1h 29m

Intermediate • 1h 29m

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This course takes a deep dive into the concept of tailoring the PRINCE2® management method to fit the environment and characteristics of specific projects. This course, PRINCE2® - Tailoring a Project, will explain which concepts of the PRINCE2® management method can be tailored and which ones are not subject to tailoring. First, you'll explore the various types of projects that vary widely in terms of size, complexity, products, industry, and delivery methods. Next, you'll learn the benefits of tailoring your project management method to fit the characteristics of the project. Finally, you'll explore different scenarios like the size and commercial setting of the project to explain how to best tailor PRINCE2® to fit these environments. When you have completed this course, you'll have a detailed understanding of the essential concepts of tailoring the PRINCE2® method to fit the project environment. Copyright © Pluralsight LLC and AXELOS Limited 2017. All rights reserved. No part of this document may be reproduced in any form without the written permission of both Pluralsight LLC and AXELOS Limited. Permission can be requested at pluralsight.com and licensing@AXELOS.com. Material in this document has been sourced from Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2® 2017 Edition.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 29s
  2. Introduction to Tailoring a Project
    14m 2s
  3. An Organizational PMM
    11m 57s
  4. A Program Environment
    17m 38s
  5. Project Scale
    17m 46s
  6. Commercial Customer/Supplier Environment
    12m 56s
  7. Project Types
    13m 54s

What you will learn

  • The 7 principles of PRINCE2®
  • The 7 themes of PRINCE2®
  • The 7 processes of PRINCE2®
  • Standardized management products

Pre-requisites

No prerequisites are required, but having some prior project experience is helpful.

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