PRINCE2® Foundation

Is this course for you?

PRINCE2® FoundationThis course is suitable for those who need to demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of the PRINCE2® method. No prior experience is required but some exposure to project management would be beneficial. The qualification is aimed at project managers, aspiring project managers, team managers and managers from any field. The course is a pre-requisite for the Practitioner qualification. The PRINCE2® qualification is recognised across the world.

Level: Foundation
Delivery: Classroom / Live Online
Course duration: 3 days
Times: 09:00 - 17:00
Venue: Live Online
Exam type: Multiple choice
Exam mode: Proctored Online
Pre course work: 10 to 12 hours
Course dates in Southampton - tbc:

07th February 2022

04th April 2022

20th June 2022

12th September 2022

07th November 2022

Price (exc.VAT):£899
Course dates Live Online - confirmed:

07th February 2022

04th April 2022

20th June 2022

12th September 2022

07th November 2022

Price (exc.VAT):£899

By the end of the course you will be able to: By the end of this PRINCE2® Foundation course you will be able to:

  • Understand the PRINCE2® method at Foundation level
  • Understand the elements of PRINCE2® within a work environment
  • Apply the principles of PRINCE2® to a project at Foundation level
  • Pass the PRINCE2® Foundation exam


What is the course like?

We have an average of eight delegates per course. The course will be delivered by an approved PRINCE2® trainer with professional experience and an excellent track record. During the course you will work in groups undertaking interactive quizzes, exercises and engaging in debate. The course combines the principles of project management theory with practical exercises and realistic case studies.  You will be expected to join in and contribute.

The intention of the course is to provide you with the knowledge to make a positive contribution to any project, and pass the Foundation exam. On completion of the course and after successfully passing the Foundation exam you will be ready to progress towards the PRINCE2 Practitioner qualification.

What is included in the cost?

Pre-course study material, the official PRINCE2 Manual, handbook, exam fee, *refreshments and *lunch (* Southampton venue only).

What examination is taken?

PRINCE2 Foundation Exam: 1-hour multiple-choice exam, closed book. 70 questions. Pass mark 50%. The trainer will inform you of your result shortly after completion.

What is PRINCE2?

PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments, version 2) is a project management methodology. The methodology includes quality management, control and organisation of a project with consistency and review to align with the objectives. PRINCE2 emphasis is on dividing the project into manageable and controllable stages.  


A structured approach to projects

The course covers the PRINCE2® Foundation Syllabus. The following seven themes cover the specific treatment required by PRINCE2 for various project management disciplines and why they are necessary.
Business case Managing Successful projects with PRINCE2 What value would delivering the project bring to the organization?

Organization How will the project team's individual roles and responsibilities be defined in order for them to effectively manage the project?

Quality What are the quality requirements and measures, and how will the project deliver them.

Plans What steps are required to develop the plans and PRINCE2 techniques that should be used.

Risk How will management address uncertainties in its plans and the project environment.

Change How will management assess and act on unforeseen issues or requests for change.

Progress Ongoing viability and performance of the plans, and how and whether the project should proceed.

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