Did you know that we run CPD short courses for professional development and training?

Course date: 5-9 August 2019

Cost: £1,425 (includes lunch, refreshments, course handouts and exam fees)

Find out more and book your place.

This five day practical CPD training course offers a comprehensive and practical understanding of the PRINCE2® project management method. This course is fully accredited and prepares delegates for the Foundation and Practitioner examinations, which are taken as part of the course.

We also offer a new blended version of this course; study the eLearning course in your own time, then attend a 2-day face to face workshop to prepare you for the examinations, which are taken as per the traditional course.

WHAT IS PRINCE2®?

PRINCE2® (PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a structured method for effective Project Management. The PRINCE2®method is internationally accepted as the leading 'best practice' project management approach and is widely used in the private and public sectors, both in the UK and internationally. PRINCE2® provides a flexible and adaptable framework covering the wide variety of disciplines and activities required within project management, making it extremely popular with businesses and organisations. To hold PRINCE2® accreditation indicates that a project manager or business is professional, competent and able to respond to challenging and changing circumstances.

WHO IT'S FOR

  • Project managers who wish to develop their skills and learn about managing projects using the PRINCE2® method
  • Professionals who wish to learn about project management and the PRINCE2® method in particular
  • Anybody who needs to know how to run projects more effectively.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • Introduction to the PRINCE2® project management method, including its principles, themes and processes
  • How to apply the PRINCE2® method to real-life work scenarios
  • How to tailor each element of the PRINCE2® method to suit the needs of your specific project and organisation.

TOPICS COVERED

  • Introducing PRINCE2®
  • Business case
  • Organisation
  • Quality
  • Plans
  • Risk
  • Change (issues)
  • Progress (controls)
  • Processes
  • Objective testing practice (practitioner)
  • Foundation and Practitioner exams

BENEFITS

  • An intensive week-long course that enables you to compress all your study and examinations into five days
  • Understand and explain the roles, documents, principles themes and processes of PRINCE2® project management and the relationships between them
  • Tailor and use the key concepts of PRINCE2® on any project
  • Structure, plan and control projects using the appropriate elements of PRINCE2®
  • Increased confidence in real-world application
  • Sit the PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner examinations.

TEACHING AND USEFUL INFORMATION

Course teaching hours are normally 09:00 - 17:00. This course comprises 4 days of teaching, with an examination on the final day.

PRINCE2® is an intense programme, involving a recommended 10 hours of pre-course work as well as evening study during the week of the course.

We will confirm timings, location and other information in the two weeks leading up to your course. The course fee includes
all handouts, materials, lunches and refreshments.

You should have a minimum of 6 months' project management experience. All pre-course work should be completed prior to the course start date.

Delegates must pass the PRINCE2® Foundation examination at 50% or more if they wish to progress on to the Practitioner
qualification/accreditation.

REASONS TO STUDY WITH CARDIFF UNIVERSITY

  • We care about our customers and the service they receive from us
  • We hold the Customer Service Excellence Standard, which is backed by the Cabinet Office
  • We run a Project Management Alumni for our delegates, who benefit from free events and networking
  • We run our courses with no more than 12 people, enabling everyone to fully participate in the learning experience
  • Our trainers receive excellent feedback from past delegates
  • Our team provides a friendly, welcoming and supportive environment in which to learn.

CITY CENTRE LOCATION

We are located on Senghennydd Road in the centre of Cardiff, and close to train and bus stations.

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PRINCE2® courses are delivered by our partners Aspire Europe Ltd, an Accredited Training Organisation of AXELOS Ltd. PRINCE2®  is a registered trademark of AXELOS Ltd.

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