PRINCE2® Foundation

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PRINCE2 Foundation

Our PRINCE2® Foundation classroom courses allow you to learn how to effectively manage a project, through one of the world’s most recognized project management methodologies, in an environment where you can actively participate and engage with both the material and others around you.

COURSE OUTLINE PRINCE2® Foundation

Introduction – PRINCE2

  • What are Projects?
  • Why a Project Management Method?
  • What is PRINCE2?
  • Six variables / six performance targets
  • PRINCE2 Structure
  • What does PRINCE2 not cover?
  • Benefits of using PRINCE2
  • What does a Project Manager do?

The Process Model and Project Timeline

  • The PRINCE2 Process Model
  • Project Timeline
  • Starting Up a Project
  • Initiating a Project Process / Initiation Stage
  • Controlling a Stage – 1st delivery stage
  • Next delivery stages
  • Last delivery stage and Closing a Project

The path to creating the Business Case

  • Step 1: Develop the Business Case
  • Step 2: Verify the Business Case
  • Step 3: Maintain the Business Case
  • Step 4: Confirm the Benefits

Principles

  • Principles: Continued Business Justification
  • Principles: Learn from Experience
  • Principles: Defined Roles and Responsibilities
  • Principles: Manage By Stages
  • Principles: Manage by Exception
  • Principles: Focus on Products
  • Principles: Tailoring or Tailor to suit the Project Environment

Themes Introduction

  • Theme: Business Case
  • Theme: Organization
  • Theme: Quality
  • Theme: Plans
  • Theme: Risk
  • Theme: Change
  • Theme: Progress

Business Case Theme

  • What happens in the real world?
  • The Business Case knowledge provided by PRINCE2
  • What does a Business Case do for the project?
  • How to best describe what you get from a project?
  • Different types of Business Case

Organization

  • The Organization Knowledge provided by PRINCE2
  • Organization Definitions
  • Three Project Interests / 3 Stakeholder Categories
  • The four levels of Organization
  • Project Board
  • The Project Board Roles
  • Project Assurance: User, Business & Supplier
  • The Change Authority Role
  • The Project Manager Role
  • Team Manager & Project Support
  • Project Support  and center of excellence
  • Project Manager and the Project Organization
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • The Communication Management Strategy
  • Responsibilities for Organization Theme

Plans

  • The Plans Knowledge provided by PRINCE2
  • Plans Lingo
  • Three levels of a Plan
  • The Path to Planning
  • The Project Plan, Stage Plan and Team Plan
  • The Exception Plan

Quality

  • What happens in the real world?
  • The Quality Knowledge provided by PRINCE2
  • Quality Lingo

Introduction to the PRINCE2 Approach to Quality

  • Quality Plan Steps – Quality Audit Trail
  • The Customer’s Quality Expectations
  • Acceptance Criteria
  • The Project Product Description
  • The Quality Management Strategy Document
  • Product Descriptions

Quality Control Introduction & Quality Methods

  • Quality records, approval records and acceptance records
  • The PRINCE2 Quality Review Technique
  • Responsibilities
  • Quality Summary

The PRINCE2 Planning Steps and Design the Plan

  • Step 1: Design the Plan
  • Step 2: Product-Based Planning Introduction
  • Step 3: Identify Activities and Dependencies
  • Step 4: Prepare Estimates
  • Step 5: Prepare the schedule

Risk Theme

  • Purpose of the knowledge in the Risk Theme
  • What is Risk Management
  • The Management of Risk Method & Risk Context
  • The Risk Register – Risk History

The Risk Management Procedure

  • Step 1: Identify
  • Step 2: Assess Risk: Estimating, Evaluating
  • Step 3: Plan is about Planning the Responses
  • Step 4: Implement the Responses
  • Step 5: Communicate

Change

  • Purpose of knowledge in the Change Theme
  • The PRINCE2 Approach to Change
  • Configuration Management Strategy
  • How to prioritize issues & track severity
  • Change Authority and Change Budget
  • Management Products used by the Change Theme

The Configuration Management Procedure

  • Issue and Change Control Procedure
  • Capture:  Issue and Change Control Procedure
  • Examine:  Issue and Change Control Procedure

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Propose
  • Decide
  • Implement

Progress

  • Purpose of the information in the Progress Theme
  • Progress, Progress Controls, Exceptions and Tolerances
  • What is the PRINCE2 Approach to Progress?
  • What are the 3 Project Board Controls?
  • Use of Management Stages for Control

What are Technical Stages?

  • Event-Driven and Time-Driven Controls
  • How does the Project Manager review progress?
  • Capturing and reporting lessons
  • Reports used to Report Progress
  • What is Raising Exceptions?

Processes

  • The PRINCE2 Processes
  • Pre-Project
  • Initiation Stage
  • Next Stage or Stages after the Initiation Stage
  • The PRINCE2 Process Model

Starting Up a Project

  • Purpose & Objective of the Starting Up a Project Process
  • Appoint the Executive and the Project Manager
  • Design and appoint the Project Management Team
  • Select Project Approach and Assemble Project Brief

Initiating a Project

  • Prepare the Risk Management Strategy
  • Prepare the Configuration Management Strategy
  • Prepare the Quality Management Strategy
  • Prepare the Communication Management Strategy
  • Setting Up the Project Controls
  • Create the Project Plan
  • Refining the Business Case
  • Assemble the Project Initiation Documentation

Directing a Project

  • Activity 1: Authorize initiation
  • Activity 2:  Authorize the project
  • Activity 3: Authorize a Stage or Exception Plan
  • Activity 4: Give ad hoc Direction
  • Activity 5: Authorize Project Closure

Managing Product Delivery

  • Activity: Accept a Work Package
  • Activity: Execute a Work Package
  • Activity: Deliver a Work Package

Managing a Stage Boundary

  • Activity 1: Plan the next Stage
  • Activity 2: Update the Project Plan
  • Activity 3: Update the Business Case
  • Activity 4: Report stage end
  • Activity 5: Produce an Exception Plan

Closing a Project

  • Activity 1: Prepare planned closure
  • Activity 2: Prepare premature closure
  • Activity 3: Handover products
  • Activity 4: Evaluate the project
  • Activity 5: Recommend Project Closure

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