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Online course

PRINCE2 Foundation for Project Management

About this course

Course code:
Z11000002
Level:
Professional/Short Course
Department:
Bristol Business School
Campus:
E-learning course with exams at a local centre or online
Duration:
approximately 12 hours
Delivery:
E-learning

Page last updated 18 September 2018

Introduction

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

Entry requirements

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

Structure

Content

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:

Themes

  • Business case
  • Organisation
  • Plans
  • Risk
  • Quality
  • Change
  • Progress

Processes:

  • 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

Exam Simulator

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.

View an online demonstration of the foundation e-learning pack at ILX Group.

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.

Study time

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.

Assessment

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.

Prices and dates

There is currently no published fee data for this course.

Supplementary fee information

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.

 Full FeeAlumni DiscountUWE Staff Discount
October 2018£495£450£450
Payment deadline27 September 201827 September 201827 September 2018
November 2018£495£450£450
Payment deadline29 October 201829 October 201829 October 2018
December 2018£495£450£450
Payment deadline28 November 201828 November 201828 November 2018

All fees include a first attempt at the exam (within the six month 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.

Course Dates

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.

CohortStart DateCompletion Date
October 2018Monday 1 October 2018Sunday 31 March 2019
November 2018Thursday 1 November 2018Tuesday 30 April 2019
December 2018Monday 3 December 2018Friday 31 May 2019

 

How to apply

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 for the start date of the cohort.

Once you are registered onto the course you will be emailed your exam voucher which is valid for the course duration.

 

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For further information

  • Email: Please complete the enquiry form above.
  • Telephone: +44 (0)117 32 87408

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