PRINCE2®: Practitioner 6th Edition (v1.2)

Welcome to the PRINCE2: Practitioner 6th Edition course. If you are taking this course, you might already be a Project Manager, or you may be considering a career change and becoming one. Your ability to demonstrate best practices in project management-both on the job and through professional certification-is becoming the standard to compete in today's fast-paced and highly technical workplace. In this course, you will apply the generally recognized practices of project management acknowledged by PRINCE2. This course will also serve to prepare you for the PRINCE2 Practitioner examination.

This course is accredited by PEOPLECERT.

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Learning Objectives

To help you understand PRINCE2® in respect of its:

  • Principles, processes, themes, techniques, and roles for successful project management.
  • Management products that are inputs and outputs of the processes.
  • So that you may:
  • Attempt the PRINCE2® Practitioner exam with confidence.
  • Begin to apply the method, tailoring it to your project's needs


    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Overview
  • Introduction to PRINCE2 Practitioner
  • PRINCE2 Overview Refresher
  • The Project Environment
  • 2 - Business Case Theme (BC)
  • What is a Business Case?
  • Outputs, Outcomes, (Dis-)Benefits
  • Business Case in the Project Lifecycle
  • 3 - Organization Theme (OR)
  • Context
  • Management
  • Project Roles and Responsibilities
  • Organization in the Project Lifecycle
  • 4 - Quality Theme (QU)
  • Context
  • Quality Management
  • Quality Products
  • Guidance for Effective Quality Management
  • 5 - Plans Theme (PL)
  • Context
  • Planning
  • 6 - Risk Theme (RK)
  • Context
  • Risk Management Procedure
  • 7 - Change Theme (CH)
  • Context
  • Issues
  • Change Control
  • 8 - Progress Theme (PG)
  • Context
  • Progress Control
  • 9 - Starting Up a Project (SU)
  • Overview
  • Process
  • 10 - Directing a Project (DP)
  • Overview
  • Process
  • 11 - Initiating a Project (IP)
  • Overview
  • Process
  • 12 - Controlling a Stage (CS)
  • Overview
  • Process
  • 13 - Managing Product Delivery (MP)
  • Overview
  • Process
  • 14 - Managing a Stage Boundary (SB)
  • Context
  • Process
  • 15 - Closing a Project (CP)
  • Overview
  • Process
  • 16 - Examination Preparation
  • PRINCE2 Practitioner Exam
  • 17 - PRINCE2® is a registered trademark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.
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    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    This course is designed for those seeking to achieve the PRINCE2® Practitioner certificate,which is an important and valuable qualification, demonstrating increasingly higher levels of competence. This level aims to measure whether a candidate can apply PRINCE2® to the running and managing of a non-complex project within an environment supporting PRINCE2®. To this end they need to exhibit the competence required for the Foundation qualification and show that they can apply and tailor PRINCE2® to address the needs and problems of a given project scenario.This course is governed by the PRINCE2® Examination Syllabus, which details the topics which must be covered by courses accredited to provide training and prepare candidates for the examinations in PRINCE2®.

    Other Prerequisites

    Students in Practitioner should have a familiarity with the basic concepts of PRINCE2®. They can obtain that level of knowledge by taking the following Logical Operations course:

    PRINCE2®: Foundation 6th Edition

    Students must complete pre-work before class. The necessary files can be downloaded from the CHOICE platform Files tab and are saved under the Pre-course Work folder within the data files.

    During this class, students should have the Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2® 6th Edition manual available to them. This manual can be purchased from the AXELOS website at

    To take the PRINCE2® Practitioner exam, a student must hold at least one of the following prerequisite certifications:

    PRINCE2® Foundation

    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 6th Edition (v1.2)

    Course Length : 2 Days

    There are currently no scheduled dates for this course. Please contact us for more information.

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