1Course Overview

PRINCE2 Foundation Project Management

Course code: PR003

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Develop your project management skills with a widely recognised qualification, from home. Exam fee's included!

  • Begin your training in one of the most widely accepted methods for managing projects
  • Gain project management skills that can be universally applied regardless scale, type, organisation or country
  • Complete your training at your chosen pace - the bookmarking system means you can study in easy steps and simply pick up next time where you left off
  • PRINCE2 (Projects In Controlled Environments) is a process-based approach for project management and is the de facto standard for project management training
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2Course Content

Course Content

Unit 1 - Introduction
  • Introduction to PRINCE2
Unit 2 – Overview and Principles
  • What is a project?
  • Introduction to:
  • Themes
  • Processes
  • Principles
Unit 3 – Organisation
  • Four levels of management
  • Project Management team structure – Project Board
  • Project Management team structure - Project Assurance
  • Project Management team structure – Project Manager
  • Project Management Team
  • Scalability
  • Stakeholders
Unit 4 – Business Case
  • Business justification and development path
  • Outputs, Outcomes and Benefits
  • Business Case
  • Benefits review plan
  • IP – Detail
Unit 5 – Plans
  • Three Levels of Plan
  • Project Plan
  • Stage and Team Plans
  • PRINCE2 approach to plans
Unit 6 – Product Based Planning
  • What is product based planning?
  • Create a simple PBS
  • Create a simple PFD
Unit 7 – Quality
  • What is quality?
  • Quality Control
  • Quality Assurance
  • Quality Management System and quality planning
  • Quality Audit Trail
  • Quality Review Technique
Unit 8 – Risk
  • Risk Management
  • Risk Management Procedure
  • Risk appetite, tolerance and budget
Unit 9 – Progress
  • Management Stages
  • Technical Stages
  • Tolerance
  • Project Board Controls
Unit 10 – Change
  • Configuration Management
  • Issue and Change Management
Unit 11 – Processes SU and IP
  • SU-IP overview
  • SU – Detail
Unit 12 – Processes CS and MP
  • CS/ MP Introduction
  • CS – Monitoring and control
  • CS – Issue Management
Unit 13 – Processes DP, SB and CP
  • Directing a project
  • Managing stage boundaries
  • Closing a project
Unit 14 – Exam Tips
  • Exam Objectives
  • Exam Paper
  • Exception Plans
  • Training
3Other Information


This course is assessed by an online multiple-choice examination. The exam takes 60 minutes and requires you to answer 70 questions, not including 5 practice questions, which do not count towards your grade. You will need to answer 35 of the 70 graded questions correctly (achieving 50%) to pass the course successfully.

Course Duration

This course will take approximately 10 hours to complete overall. You can start at any time and work at your own pace from home.

Study Method

The PRINCE2 course is an high-quality interactive course including audio and animation features. It includes access to a virtual learning environment where you can find resources, support videos and discussion forums. You will also be able to take mock exam quizzes after each session to ensure your progress.

Full tutor support is provided throughout your course via phone, email and live interactive sessions.

Course Outcomes

The PRINCE2 Foundation certification is a benchmark of quality. PRINCE2 is widely recognised as the leading international standard in Project Management.

Completion of the foundation level confirms to employers you have sufficient knowledge and understanding of the PRINCE2 method to be able to work effectively as a member of a project management team. The foundation level is also a pre-requisite for the practitioner certification.

The PRINCE2 course on this page is offered by Training Bytesize, an Accredited Training Organisation of AXELOS Limited. PRINCE2® is a (registered) trade mark of Axelos Limited. All rights reserved.


Your Questions Answered

What skills do I need to enrol onto this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

What is included in the cost of my course?

All courses content is provided as part of the interactive course package. Your exam fee's are also included in this course. 

Are there any additional costs?

Everything is already included in the price, but you will need to ensure that you have a webcam and microphone enabled on your computer for the examination.

What if I still have questions?

That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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