PRINCE2 2017 Foundation and Practitioner e-Learning with exams

SPOCE Project Management

Programme Description

PRINCE2 2017 Foundation and Practitioner e-Learning with exams

SPOCE Project Management

PRINCE2 2017 Foundation and Practitioner e-Learning with exams


Programme description

Over 1 million PRINCE2® exams have been sat in over 15O countries worldwide, making it the world's most popular project management methodology. PRINCE2® provides a structured project management approach that guides both individuals and organizations through the essentials of running a successful project, regardless of type, industry or scale.

SPOCE aims to provide you with a straightforward route to becoming a fully certificated professional in your own time and at your own pace. The course is compatible with laptops, desktops, Android tablets, iPads and mobile devices.

SPOCE's self-study PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner courses can be purchased together or as separate courses depending on the needs of the individual and their current level. The course can also be purchased without exams for a lower price.

Designed for

Everyone needing a controlled approach to managing projects. Suitable for project managers, team managers, project support and assurance staff, and managers from any discipline.


All modules include related lessons, interactive tasks, sample foundation exam simulation, glossary and syllabus.

The benefits to your organisation

  1. Effectively scope your projects so everyone knows what the project will deliver, to whom, by when and how much.
  2. Strike the balance between effective governance while enabling the project manager to manage the project.
  3. Robust reporting for all stakeholders to ensure that everyone knows what they need to know.
  4. Be able to identify and manage both the risks and opportunities of your project.

The benefits to you

  1. Maximize your projects’ success: 85% of PRINCE2® Practitioners* describe it as valuable to their current role.
  2. Position yourself in the job market: 85% of PRINCE2® certificate-holders said PRINCE2® helps with a career.
  3. Easy to follow, repeatable “how to” method to running projects which can be tailored to any project of any size or scale.

Key features

  • 12 modules with associated interactive lessons.
  • Notes to support each lesson to consolidate the PRINCE2® learning.
  • Module level exam simulation directly aligned to the PRINCE2® syllabus.
  • Online support, forums, chat and progress reports.
  • PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner exam simulations.
  • Interactive exercises to assist with knowledge retention.
  • Foundation and Practitioner exams included (this course can also be purchased as 2 separate courses and without exams for a lower cost if required).

Getting Started – PRINCE2® Foundation

PRINCE2® Foundation is the entry level qualification into the world of project management. It explores the underlying themes, principles and processes that make up this tried and tested methodology and is a recommended first step in any Project Managers career.

Who is PRINCE2® Foundation designed for?

Anyone who needs to have a basic understanding of the mechanics of PRINCE2® and how this approach can benefit an organisation, including key stakeholders and senior management. This course will also suit anyone who is an aspiring project manager or, those that are more experienced who wish to gain accreditation in their current roles. The Foundation exam is also a prerequisite for PRINCE2® Practitioner.

The Foundation exam

  • Multiple choice questions.
  • 60 questions per paper.
  • 33 marks required (out of 60 available) to pass: 55%.
  • One hour's (60 minutes) duration.
  • Closed book.

PRINCE2® Practitioner

PRINCE2 Practitioner is the next step in your project management career and is directed at people who specifically manage projects in their roles. The course teaches you to apply the Themes, Processes and Principles covered in the Foundation course.

Who is PRINCE2® Practitioner for?

Anyone who manages projects! Whether an aspiring project manager who would like this accreditation for their next career step or experienced project managers who feel that the time is right to gain accreditation in their role. This course is also ideal for any key staff involved in the management, delivery and development of projects.

Prerequisites for PRINCE2® Practitioner

  • PRINCE2 Foundation (this must be a 2009 certificate or later).
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)*.
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)*.
  • IPMA Level A® (Certified Projects Director).
  • IPMA Level B® (Certified Senior Project Manager).
  • IPMA Level C® (Certified Project Manager).
  • IPMA Level D® (Certified Project Management Associate).

PRINCE2 Practitioner exam

  • Objective testing.
  • 68 questions per paper.
  • 38 marks or more required to pass (out of 68 available): approximately 55%.
  • Two-and-a-half hours’ (150 minutes) duration, no additional reading time.
  • Open book exam (official PRINCE2 manual only).

More details about the course

PRINCE2® stands for Projects in Controlled Environments and is a structured project management method that can be applied regardless of project scale, type, organisation, geography or culture. It has its own, universal terminology. It is an integrated framework of processes and themes.

Processes - SU and IP

Starting Up a Project (SU) Activities and Management Products including the Daily Log, Lessons Log, Project Brief, Project Product Description and Outline Business Case.

Initiating a Project (IP) Activities and Management Products including the Management Strategies, Business Case, Product Descriptions, Risk, Issue and Quality Registers and the PID.

Processes - CS and MP

Controlling a Stage (CS) Activities and Management Products including the Issue Report, Checkpoint Report, Plans, Product Descriptions, Configuration Item Record, Product Status Account, Lessons Log, Highlight Report and Work Packages.

Managing Product Delivery (MP) Activities and Management Products including the Work Package, Checkpoint Reports, Quality Register and Team Plan.

Processes - DP, SB and CP

The objectives and context of the Directing a Project (DP) process; How the DP process supports the seven PRINCE2 principles; The responsibilities within the activities of the DP process; The activities within the DP process including End Stage Assessments and Exception Assessments. Managing a Stage Boundary (SB) Activities and Management Products including Stage Plan, End Stage Report, Exception Plan, Product Status Account, Lessons Report. Closing a Project (CP) Activities and Management Products including End Project Report, Lessons Report, Benefits Review Plan.

Organization Theme

Organization Structure, Roles and Responsibilities for Project Board, Project Assurance, Change Authority, Project Manager, Team Manager, Project Support.

Business Case Theme

Outputs, Outcomes and Benefits; Types of Business Case; Benefits Review Plan; Links with the processes. Tailoring.

Risk Theme

Risk Management Strategy; Risk Register, Appetite and Tolerances; Risk Responses; Risk Management; Risk Budget. Links to the processes. Tailoring.

Plans Theme

Project, Stage and Team Plans; Product Based Planning; Estimating; Scheduling; Links with the processes. Tailoring.

Quality Theme

Customer Quality Expectations and Acceptance Criteria, Quality Management Strategy; Quality Audit Trail; Project Assurance vs Quality Assurance; Quality Control, Links with the processes. Tailoring.

Change Theme

Issue and Change Control Procedure; Types of Issues; Change Budget; Change Authority; Configuration Management Strategy. Tailoring.

Progress Theme

Tolerances and Delegating Authority; Management Stages; Project Controls; Event-based and Time-based controls; Reviewing and Reporting Progress, Escalating Issues and Exceptions; Tailoring.

Price and duration

Start date: Open




6 months from start date.

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Last updated February 19, 2018
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