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PRINCE2 Foundation PRINCE2 Foundation

PRINCE2 Foundation

Complete the Foundation level course and exam to obtain a globally recognised project management certification. Boost your career and aim for the professional level: PRINCE2 Practitioner.

Certificate of Completion, PRINCE2® Foundation
3 Days
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About PRINCE2® Foundation Training

This training is aligned with the latest updates of the PRINCE2 Foundation 6th Edition exam and it covers the project fundamentals, principles, processes, and themes as well as team roles and responsibilities, product management, tailoring PRINCE2.

Completing this course will allow you to acquire the needed knowledge and skills for planning, managing, and delivering projects within a PRINCE2 environment.

Obtain the globally recognized PRINCE2 certificate to establish your credibility as a project lead and get a head start to aim for higher level certifications such as PRINCE2 Practitioner.

What will I learn?

This training covers the 7 Principles, Processes, and Themes of the PRINCE2 project management methodology, including delivering projects that meet budget, timelines, and quality, minimizing risks, managing interdependencies, and using standard approaches with controls to successfully deliver projects.
Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this training, you will be able to:

  • Understand key concepts relating to projects and PRINCE2.
  • Understand how the PRINCE2 principles underpin the PRINCE2 method.
  • Understand the PRINCE2 themes and how they are applied throughout the project.
  • Understand the PRINCE2 processes and how they are carried out throughout the project.

This training covers the 7 Principles, Processes, and Themes of the PRINCE2 project management methodology, including delivering projects that meet budget, timelines, and quality, minimizing risks, managing interdependencies, and using standard approaches with controls to successfully deliver projects.



Key Project Concepts
  • Project Management Overview
  • Project Performance Aspects
  • PRINCE2 Overview
  • PRINCE2 Application, Features, and Benefits
PRINCE2 Processes
  • Starting Up a Project
  • Directing a Project
  • Initiating a Project
  • Controlling a Stage
  • Managing Product Delivery
  • Managing a Stage Boundary
  • Closing a Project
PRINCE2 Principles
  • Defined Roles and Responsibilities
  • Continued Business Justification
  • Learn from Experience
  • Manage by Stages
  • Manage by Exception
  • Focus on Products
  • Considerations for Organizational Adoption
  • Tailoring and Adopting PRINCE2
  • Documenting Tailoring
PRINCE2 Themes
  • The Business Case
  • The Organization
  • Quality
  • Plans
  • Risk
  • Change
  • Progress
Exam Practice
  • Module Practice Test
  • Exam Mock Questions
  • Exam Tips & Tricks
PRINCE2 Foundation Student Pack

For PRINCE2 Foundation exam preparation success you will receive:

  • Our reputation as Ireland’s premier certification authority
  • Expert PRINCE2 certified instructors
  • 90-days access to online Learning Portal
  • 25 hours exam preparation training
  • Sample exam questions to practice
  • Tips on answering exam questions successfully
  • Exam application guidance
Examination Format
  • Multiple choice questions
  • 60 questions per paper
  • 33 marks required (out of 60 available) to pass: 55%
  • One hour’s (60 minutes) duration
  • Online Closed book
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Why do this course?

After completing this training you will  have a clear understanding of the PRINCE2® Project Management methodology, be able to apply a set of structured proven best practices, tailor and adapt your Project Management approach to your project size, scale, complexity, risk and environment, and most importantly, you’ll be prepared to successfully pass your PRINCE2® 6th Edition Foundation exam.

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This course is perfect for ...

Aspiring and experienced project management practitioners who aim to optimize their skills to efficiently manage projects and those working in project teams in a PRINCE2 environment.

Professionals who can benefit from this training include, but are not limited to:

  • Project & Program Managers
  • Project Executives
  • Project Engineers
  • Functional Managers
  • Product Delivery Managers
  • Software Developers & Testers
  • Team Leads & Support Staff

And any professionals aspiring to land a Project Management role.

Why Study With Us?
Reputation & History
Project Management Experts
Earn the PRINCE2 Foundation Certification
Unparalleled Experience
Student Hub & Community
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Reputation & History
  • Established in 1989 as the first Irish professional body dedicated to the promotion of project management as a discipline.
  • Trained 40,000 Professionals and Certified 6,000 Project Managers.
  • National Body for IPMA® in Ireland.
  • First Project Management Professional Certification exam hosted in Ireland.
  • Globally recognized certification body
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Project Management Experts

The Institute is a specialist organization dealing solely with the discipline of project, program and portfolio management. Unlike other organizations, which offer a large variety of training programs across many functional areas, our focus is purely on project management education.

As a result, we attract the highest caliber of international lecturers – who offer invaluable knowledge to our students.

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Earn the PRINCE2 Foundation Certification

Earn the globally recognized PRINCE2 Foundation, managed and accredited by Axelos in partnership with PeopleCert, and build the needed project management skills to efficiently and successfully deliver projects of different types, sizes, scales, and complexity across a variety of industries.

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Unparalleled Experience

Our graduates are instructed by a world-class faculty composed by a group of subject matter experts with unparalleled proficiency and knowledge in project, programme and portfolio management.

Lecturers range from Project Directors to former Heads of Project Management Certification Authorities.

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Student Hub & Community

Our dedicated Student Support team is here to help you stay relevant and connected to achieve your goals.

Joining the Institute’s community offers you an immersive and engaging learning experience where flexibility and interaction are key. Classroom and virtual learners will gain access to the Institute’s hub where they can find additional online resources and connect with other participants to brainstorm, be inspired and share ideas.

Fee & Schedules

This course can be provided to your staff at your own premises with a convenient and cost-effective solution. Learn more

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This course help me generate better job offers
I am glad I’ve chosen this institute over alternative programs on the market. Better understanding of PM methodologies and principles helped me not only generate a better job offer shortly after finishing this course but also be more confident and proactive. Looking forward to doing another course in the near future.
This course is useful and invaluable for PM carrier
Having the option to view recorded lectures really helped me. This course has already proven itself useful in my current role and will be invaluable in my project management career going forward
Confidence boost for your career
Fantastic courses provided by a diverse team who specialise in different aspects to Project Management. It gave me confidence to move forward in my career as a project manager and have recently recertified they are an organisation I trust.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Find your questions answered and everything you need to know about the course.

Need further information?
Am I eligible to sit for the Prince2 Foundation Exam?

There are no eligibility criteria to take the PRINCE2 Foundation Exam nor do you need to submit documentary evidence of your past qualifications.

However, having some theoretical prerequisites such as basic project management knowledge, experience working on a project, and completing a PRINCE2 classroom training from AXELOS’ Accredited Training Organizations (ATOs) can be helpful before taking the exam.

What is the examination fee for PRINCE2 Foundation Certification?

The exam cost for the 6th Edition PRINCE2 Foundation Certification is currently US$395.

What are the PRINCE2 Foundation training delivery modes?

The Institute provides training with four delivery modes: Classroom, Virtual Live Instructor (VLC), and Onsite/Corporate.

In which countries is the PRINCE2® certification recognised?

PRINCE2® certificates are among the most popular and sought-after project management credentials worldwide. It is the de-facto standard in the United Kingdom for project management methodologies and it is practiced in 150+ countries in a range of roles and sectors.