The Practitioner is the second of the two PRINCE2 examinations you are required to pass to become a Registered PRINCE2 Practitioner.
This PRINCE2 examination is aiming to measure whether a candidate would be able to apply PRINCE2 to the running and managing of a project within an environment supporting PRINCE2. To this end they need to exhibit the competence required for the Foundation qualification, and show that they can apply and tune PRINCE2 to address the needs and problems of a specific project scenario, specifically, candidates must be able to:
Who Is It For?
Anyone who has to work within a project environment and needs to understand the structure and terminology of PRINCE2® will benefit from foundation training.
Prerequisites – You must have passed previously the PRINCE2® Foundation Exam to be able to take a practitioner exam, although you can complete this leaning without it should you wish to do so.
What Will You Learn
This practitioner course covers all of the official syllabus for practitioner level, which includes the following elements:
Detailed Explanation / Preparation for the Practitioner Exams:
- Full guidance on the 6 different question styles used in the practitioner exams
- Guidance on how to prepare you manual for the exam
- Detailed guidance on key project management documents that are frequently examined
- Exam hints and tips
Refresh on the 7 Principles:
Refresh on key points of the 7 Themes:
- Business Case– why are we investing in the project?
- Organization– who do we need to manage the project?
- Quality– what we have to deliver to ensure fit-for-purpose
- Plans– how will we deliver, when & resource requirements
- Risk– managing uncertainty
- Change– understanding implications of changing requirements
- Progress– understanding & controlling where we are against plans
Refresh on key points regarding the 7 Processes:
- Process Model– to explain the flow between processes
- Starting up a Project– pre-project preparation
- Directing a Project– decision making and providing resources
- Initiating a Project– developing a full and firm foundation
- Controlling a Stage-day-to-day project manager’s work
- Managing Product Delivery– day-to-day team managers work
- Managing a Stage Boundary– preparing for project board progress decisions
- Closing a Project– tidy close