PRINCE2 Foundation for Project Management
About this course
- Course code:
- Professional/Short Course
- Bristol Business School
- E-learning course with exams at a local centre or online
- approximately 12 hours
Page last updated 5 December 2019
PRINCE2® is a structured approach to project management. It provides a method for managing projects within a clearly defined framework.PRINCE2® is a pre-requisite for over 60 per cent of all Project Management jobs advertised in the UK and over 600,000 people worldwide have taken the PRINCE2® exams. (Source ILX Group August 2009).
The e-learning course is accessed via a portal and allows the required learning, approximately 12 hours, to be done at a time and pace to suit you. You can test and improve your knowledge using the in-built exam simulator, prior to sitting the multiple choice industry-recognised exams.
Who is it for?
This e-learning course is suitable for anyone who is interested in project management, or involved in project design, delivery and review.
What will I learn?
By the end of the PRINCE2 Foundation e-learning course you should be able to:
- Understand key concepts relating to projects and PRINCE2
- Understand how the PRINCE2 principles underpin the PRINCE2 method
- Understand the PRINCE2 themes and how they are applied throughout the project
- Understand the PRINCE2 processes and how they are carried out throughout the project
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
Careers / Further study
On successful completion of this qualification, participants can register onto the Prince2 Practitioner qualification
This E-learning course is offered by UWE in collaboration with ILX Group, the UK's largest single provider of PRINCE2® qualifications and fully meets the requirements for the PRINCE2® 2017 Foundation qualification.
PRINCE2®2017 now has more focus on flexibility and the need to be able to tailor your knowledge to wards any individual project. It describes procedures to co-ordinate people and activities in a project, how to design and supervise the project, and what to do if the project has to be adjusted if it doesn't develop as planned.
This e-learning course covers the following themes and processes:
- Business case
- Starting up a project
- Initiating a project
- Controlling a stage
- Managing product delivery
- Managing a stage boundary
- Directing a project
- Closing a project
- Process walkthrough
Throughout your registration on the course, you will have access to the exam simulator featuring sample questions, to allow you to prepare for the exam.
Learning and Teaching
This course is delivered fully online and so you will require access to a computer with internet access.
Using voice-over, animation and regular learning-reinforcement techniques, the course delivers the classroom equivalent, in an easy to use and convenient format.
Tutor support is available by contacting experienced tutors on +44 (0)1270 611600 or training@ILXgroup.com.
This course takes approximately 12 hours to complete the required training, however you will have access to the materials for 6 months to be able to plan your study time and book your exam.
The foundation exam consists of:
- 60 questions
- Closed book
- 60 minute exam duration
The pass mark for the foundation exam is 55 percent.
The e-learning course allows you to attempt simulated foundation exams, to gain feedback on areas that need further work. The course also indicates when you are ready for the exam, based on performance in the simulated exam.
Sitting your exam
Once you have completed the online learning and believe you are ready to sit your exam, you will be able to book your exam at one of the registered training venues, or online, using your exam code. We would recommend that you do not book your exam until you are able to achieve 80% or higher in the exam simulator.
You must sit your exam within your course registration period.
Please see the ILX website for information regarding exam dates at registered exam venues and how to take exams online.
Supplementary fee information
Participants can sign up to one of our online cohorts. Cohorts will start on the first working day of each month and participants will have until the completion date to access the learning materials and book their exam.
|Cohort||Start Date||Completion Date|
|January 2020||Monday 6 January 2020||Monday 6 July 2020|
|February 2020||Monday 3 February 2020||Monday 3 August 2020|
|March 2020||Monday 2 March 2020||Tuesday 1 September 2020|
- Online via e-learning
Please see the table below for current fees and discounts available. All prices are VAT exempt.
Discounts cannot be used in conjunction with each other. The greatest discount available will be applied at your booking confirmation.
|January 2020||February 2020||March 2020|
|UWE Staff Discount||£335||£335||£335|
|Payment Deadline||19 December 2019||24th January 2020||24th February|
All fees include a first attempt at the exam within your registration period).
Repeat Foundation exam fees
First retake: If you have spent at least 12 hours studying the foundation course and achieved 80% in the exam simulator, the retake fee will be waived. All subsequent retakes incur a fee from ILX which will be at the participant's expense.
Project Management Bundles
Looking for a wider range of project management learning? Take one of our bundles to maximise your learning and enjoy greater savings across our project management programmes.
To book your bundle package please go to the Managing Projects Successfully programme page and select the required bundle and start date under the 'how to apply section'.
Please note when booking your bundle, you will have access to the e-learning programmes from the start of the month following the two day programme's completion.
For bundles 1 - 3 - you will have access to the e-learning courses for 6 months to veiw the materials and sit your exam.
For bundles 4 - 5 - you will have access to the e-learning courses for 8 months to veiw the materials and sit your exams.
How to apply
As part of your course fee you will be given access to the online learning resources and availability to book your exam(s) for six months from the start date of the cohort.
Once you are registered onto the programme you will be emailed your exam voucher which is valid for the programme duration.
To book a bundle package please go to the Managing Projects Successfully programme page and select the required bundle and start date under the 'how to apply section'.
|January 2020||Book Now||Enquire Now|
|February 2020||Book Now||Enquire Now|
|March 2020||Book Now||Enquire Now|
For further information
- Email: Please complete the enquiry form above.
- Telephone: +44 (0)117 32 84896