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PRINCE2 Practitioner

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Abstract: 

This 2-day practitioner course is aimed at individuals who have successfully completed their PRINCE2 Foundation examination and now need to review in detail PRINCE2 processes, components and techniques. The delegates are expected to apply their project management experience and knowledge of PRINCE2 to a given scenario. The course will use a mix of tutorial, group work and self-study to enhance the individual learning including the use of sample examination papers to familiarise participants with the Practitioner examination.

We have partnered with Raj Khanna Associates Ltd., who is an Accredited Training Organization for APMG UK, to provide the this course. This course is based on the 2009 version of PRINCE2.

At the end of the course you will write the PRINCE2 Practitioner examination.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

On completion of the course the participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the structure and contents of PRINCE2 Practitioner examination paper
  • Explain the Glossary of PRINCE2 Practitioner examination questions types
  • Apply understanding of PRINCE2 and project management to answer PRINCE2 practitioner examination questions

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The PRINCE2 Practitioner course is appropriate for individuals who are:

  • Managing projects and now require formal PRINCE2 training
  • Involved in some form of project support activity
  • Note: Participants are required to undertake preliminary study using the provided Pre-Course Workbook. Further self-study is also expected during the evenings of each course day

 

PREREQUISITE

To gain the most from the Practitioner Course we recommend that delegates should have had prior experience or awareness of projects and the project management environment. Prior to Day One of the course, delegates should have completed their pre-course study pack. The course content and timing is based on the assumption that they will have done so. It is essential that the delegates have passed their Foundation Examination.

MATERIALS

You will receive a course binder containing copies of presentation slides, case studies, exercises and suggested solutions.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Contents and structure of a PRINCE2 Practitioner examination paper including:

  • Contents of Practitioner Paper including Scenario, Question and Answer Booklets
  • Glossary of examination question types
  • General advice on answering examination questions

 

Analysis of a Case Study (modified Candy Bar)

  • Scenario
  • Business Case
  • Project Management Team Structure
  • Management of Risk
  • Product Breakdown Structure
  • Product Flow Diagram
  • Product Description
  • Work Package
  • Quality
  • Change and Configuration Management
  • Project Closure

 

Case Study exercises have been styled in a similar manner to the Practitioner Examination

 

Two Techniques

  • Product Based Planning
  • Quality Review

 

Sample Practitioner Examination questions

 

Conclusion

 

course info

Course ID: 1751
Course Level: Intermediate
Duration: 2 days

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PMI PDUs

PMI Talent TriangleThe following table provides the breakdown of the professional development units (PDUs) for this course aligned with the PMI Talent TriangleTM.

  Tech. Ldrshp. Strat. & Bus.
PMP 12.5 0 1.5
PgMP 12.5 0 1.5
PfMP 1 0 1.5
PMI-ACP 0 0 1.5
PMI-SP 3 0 1.5
PMI-RMP 2 0 1.5
PMI-PBA 2 0 1.5

 
The three columns in the above table are Technical Project Management, Leadership, and Strategic & Business Management.

Other Credits

Other professional (re)certification credits are available, including:

  • Certified Business Analyst Professionals (CBAPs) earn 14 CDUs (Category 2B)
  • Certified Software Quality Engineers (CSQEs) earn 2 RUs
  • CIPS Information Systems Professionals (ISPs) earn 14 Learning Credits
  • CIPS Information Technology Certified Professional (ITCPs) earn 14 Learning Credits

PRINCE2 Practitioner Exam

EXAM INFORMATION

The Practitioner exam uses objective test questions which require a candidate to choose a response to a question from a set of choices for which the correct answer is pre-determined.

The question types include: Classical Multiple Choice, Multiple Response, Matching, Sequencing, and Assertion/Reason.

Reference to the candidates own annotated PRINCE2 manual is permitted. No additional support material is permitted, including use of Post-ItR notes and stapled sheets. A candidate, may however, index their manual. The examination is 2.5 hours in duration. This includes any time required to analyse the scenario and any additional information required to answer the questions.

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