PRINCE2 Certification Course Overview

In this PRINCE2® certification training, you'll learn how to tailor projects based on the environment, develop a product-based planning approach for projects, control the use of resources, and effectively manage project risk.

PRINCE2 Course Key Features

  • 45 hours of blended learning
  • 2 simulation tests, 7 scenarios, 26 process templates, 1 process model
  • 156 lesson-end quizzes, 22 downloadable slides, and 2 projects
  • 98.2% success rate
  • Program provides 31 PDUs (self-paced) or 35 PDUs (blended learning)
  • Receive 2 Axelos sample papers and an exam preparation guide

Skills Covered

  • PRINCE2 methodology
  • PRINCE2 principles
  • Tailoring and adopting PRINCE2
  • PRINCE2 themes
  • PRINCE2 processes

Training Options

Self-Paced Learning

$ 999

  • Lifetime access to high-quality self-paced e-learning content curated by industry experts
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support

Blended Learning

$ 1,999

  • 90 days of flexible access to online classes
  • Lifetime access to high-quality self-paced e-learning content and live class recordings
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support
  • Classes starting in San Francisco from:-
13th Dec: Weekday Class
3rd Jan: Weekday Class

Corporate Training

Customized to your team's needs

  • Blended learning delivery model (self-paced eLearning and/or instructor-led options)
  • Flexible pricing options
  • Enterprise grade Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Enterprise dashboards for individuals and teams
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support

PRINCE2 Course Curriculum

Eligibility

PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner certifications are beneficial for professionals aspiring to become senior project managers. Simplilearn’s PRINCE2® course is ideal for project managers, associate or assistant project managers, team leads or team managers, project executives, project engineers, and software developers.
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Pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites to begin the PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner course. However, to enroll for the PRINCE2® Practitioner examination, PRINCE2® Foundation Exam should be completed and passed.
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Course Content

  • PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner 2017

    Preview
    • Lesson 0 - Course Introduction

      08:03Preview
      • 0.01 Course Introduction
        08:03
    • Lesson 1 - Introduction to PRINCE2®

      11:53Preview
      • 1.01 Introduction
        00:47
      • 1.02 PRINCE2 Methodology
        10:14
      • 1.03 Key Takeaways
        00:52
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 2 - Project management with PRINCE2

      24:07
      • 2.1 Introduction
        00:38
      • 2.2 Project Management
        07:56
      • 2.3 Projects in Context
        14:27
      • 2.4 Key Takeaways
        01:06
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 3 - PRINCE2 principles

      31:34Preview
      • 3.1 Introduction
        00:45
      • 3.2 PRINCE2 Principles
        17:42
      • 3.3 Project Simulation
        11:53
      • 3.4 Key Takeaways
        01:14
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 4 - Tailoring and adopting PRINCE2

      24:57Preview
      • 4.1 Introduction
        00:47
      • 4.2 Tailoring PRINCE2
        02:09
      • 4.3 Tailoring PRINCE2 to Suit Different Projects
        15:37
      • 4.4 Adopting PRINCE2 in an Organisational Environment
        05:38
      • 4.5 Key Takeaways
        00:46
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 5 - Introduction to PRINCE2 themes

      06:26
      • 5.1 Introduction
        00:40
      • 5.2 PRINCE2 Themes
        05:07
      • 5.3 Key Takeaways
        00:39
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 6 - Business Case theme

      28:51Preview
      • 6. 1 Introduction
        01:06
      • 6.2 Business Case Theme
        15:07
      • 6.3 Guidance for Effective Business Case Management
        05:50
      • 6.4 Project Scenario
        05:43
      • 6.5 Key Takeaways
        01:05
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 7 - Organization theme

      36:43Preview
      • 7.1 Introduction
        00:48
      • 7.2 Organisation Theme
        17:10
      • 7.3 Guidance for Effective Project Organisation
        13:31
      • 7.4 Project Scenario
        04:08
      • 7.5 Key Takeaways
        01:06
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 8 - Quality theme

      33:16Preview
      • 8.1 Introduction
        00:45
      • 8.2 Purpose of the Quality Theme
        09:58
      • 8.3 Guidance for Effective Quality
        18:14
      • 8.4 Project Scenario
        03:25
      • 8.5 Key Takeaways
        00:54
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 9 - Plans theme

      55:33
      • 9.1 Introduction
        00:46
      • 9.2 Plan Theme
        18:43
      • 9.3 Guidance for Effective Planning Part-1
        17:02
      • 9.4 Guidance for Effective Planning Part-2
        14:56
      • 9.5 Project Scenario
        02:59
      • 9.6 Key Takeaway
        01:07
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 10 - Risk theme

      35:40Preview
      • 10.01 Introduction
        00:44
      • 10.02 Risk Theme
        06:47
      • 10.03 Guidance for Effective Risk Management
        06:31
      • 10.04 Recommended Risk Management Procedure
        14:54
      • 10.05 Project Scenario
        05:46
      • 10.06 Key Takeaways
        00:58
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 11 - Change theme

      24:51Preview
      • 11.01 Introduction
        00:48
      • 11.02 Change Theme
        08:16
      • 11.03 Guidance for Effective Change
        10:29
      • 11.04 Project Scenario
        04:27
      • 11.05 Key Takeaways
        00:51
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 12 - Progress theme

      28:32Preview
      • 12.01 Introduction
        00:43
      • 12.02 Progress Theme
        18:32
      • 12.03 Guidance for Effective Progress Management
        04:53
      • 12.04 Project Scenario
        03:21
      • 12.05 Key Takeaways
        01:03
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 13 - Introduction to PRINCE2 Processes

      14:26Preview
      • 13.01 Introduction
        00:51
      • 13.02 PRINCE2 Processes
        12:26
      • 13.3 Key Takeaways
        01:09
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 14 - Starting up a Project Process

      24:12Preview
      • 14.1 Introduction
        00:54
      • 14.2 Starting Up a Project Process
        17:16
      • 14.3 Tailoring Guidelines
        05:15
      • 14.4 Key Takeaways
        00:47
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 15 - Directing a Project Process

      17:40
      • 15.1 Introduction
        00:35
      • 15.2 Directing a Project Process
        13:51
      • 15.3 Tailoring Guidelines
        02:24
      • 15.4 Key Takeaways
        00:50
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 16 - Initiating a Project Process

      27:15
      • 16.1 Introduction
        00:45
      • 16.2 Initiating a Project Process
        21:21
      • 16.3 Tailoring Guidelines
        04:17
      • 16.4 Key Takeaways
        00:52
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 17 - Controlling a Stage Process

      23:05
      • 17.1 Introduction
        00:43
      • 17.2 Controlling a Stage Process
        16:53
      • 17.3 Tailoring Guidelines
        04:15
      • 17.4 Key Takeaways
        01:14
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 18 - Managing Product Delivery Process

      13:05Preview
      • 18.1 Introduction
        00:41
      • 18.2 Managing Product Delivery Process
        08:10
      • 18.3 Tailoring Guidelines
        03:17
      • 18.4 Key Takeaways
        00:57
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 19 - Managing a Stage Boundary Process

      18:01Preview
      • 19.1 Introduction
        00:44
      • 19.2 Managing a Stage Boundary Process
        12:04
      • 19.3 Tailoring Guidelines
        04:14
      • 19.4 Key Takeaways
        00:59
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 20 - Closing a Project Process

      16:33Preview
      • 20.1 Introduction
        00:42
      • 20.2 Closing a Project Process
        11:20
      • 20.3 Project Scenario
        03:28
      • 20.4 Key Takeaways
        01:03
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 21 - Considerations for organizational adoption

      21:44
      • 21.1 Introduction
        01:15
      • 21.2 Tailoring PRINCE2 for an Organisation
        14:31
      • 21.3 Embedding PRINCE2 in the Organisation
        05:27
      • 21.4 Key Takeaways
        00:31
      • Quiz

PRINCE2 Course Advisor

  • Tim Jerome

    Tim Jerome

    Project Management Expert and Evangelist

    Tim Jerome is an international project management expert with over 15 years of experience at companies like Intel and Digital Network Services. A former president of the PMI Rio Grande Chapter, Tim is also a PMP instructor with over 10 years of experience in addition to his extensive project management consulting experience.

  • Jeff Allen

    Jeff Allen

    Project Management and Agile Expert, Consultant, Author

    Jeff Allen is a highly regarded project management and Agile expert with more than 15 years of experience at large companies like Compaq and HP. As an Agile Coach, he has mentored over 5000 professionals globally.

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PRINCE2 Exam & Certification

PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner Certification Training in San Francisco, United States
  • What is PRINCE2®?

    PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management. PRINCE2® is widely recognized and used in the private as well as public sector. The PRINCE2® method is in the public domain and offers non-proprietorial best practice guidance on project management.

  • What are the benefits of having a PRINCE2® certification?

    Prince2® is a highly recognized and reputed qualification. Not only does it give you a strong skill set to add to your resume but also considerably increases your ability to execute projects in a corporate environment. The skills you gain are industry-agnostic and have a global appeal.

  • How do I become a PRINCE2® certified professional?

    To become a PRINCE2® certified professional, you must complete PRINCE2® training from an accredited training organization like Simplilearn and pass the PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner Exams. For detailed information on the application filing process, refer to the information on the  PRINCE2 Certification Journey page.

  • Are there any prerequisites for a PRINCE2® certification?

    No, there are no prerequisites; however, you must have cleared the PRINCE2® Foundation Exam. For detailed information on the application filing process, refer to the information on the PRINCE2 Certification Journey page.

  • What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    You must complete at least 85% of the course or attend one complete batch. You must also complete one simulation test with a minimum score of 60%.

  • How frequently does exam fee change?

    Exam prices are dynamic and governed by the certification body. Normally price changes are announced during the end of the calendar year. You will be liable to pay the difference amount to Simplilearn if you had not booked the exam and the exam price is hiked in the meantime.

  • How do I schedule/book my exam?

    Please click the below link for information regarding the booking process.
    https://www.simplilearn.com/ice9/about_course_images/Raise_exam_request_through_LMS.pdf

  • Until when can I procure exam voucher from Simplilearn?

    Your exam voucher fee is included in the price of this course. However, you must procure the exam voucher within six months from the date of course purchase. In case the exam fee goes up and you have not yet booked the exam, you will need to pay the difference in amount to Simplilearn.

  • What is the validity of my exam voucher?

    Exam vouchers are valid for one year from the date of issuance. If you do not book the exam within one year from purchase of voucher, you will need to buy the voucher again as per the actual price.

  • Is the exam fee included in the course fee?

    Yes, the exam fee is included in the course fee. For your convenience, you can book your exams through Simplilearn.

  • What is the passing score for the PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner certification exam?

    To pass Prince2 Foundation exam, you need to score 33 marks out of a total of 60 marks. To pass Prince2 Practitioner exam, you need to score 38 out of a total of 68 marks (approximately 55%).

  • I have passed the examination. When and how do I receive my certificate?

    In case of both online and paper-based exam, your certificate will be available on PeopleCert website within 10-14 working days.

  • How long does it take to receive the exam results?

    In case of an online exam, you will receive a provisional result immediately after completing your exam. However, for both online and paper-based exam, the actual validated result and certificate will be available on PeopleCert website within 10-14 working days.

  • Will my PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner certificate expire?

    PRINCE2 certifications never expire. This is true for both Foundation and Practitioner. Only the status as a Registered Practitioner has an expiration date. The status as a Registered Practitioner expires 3 calendar years after certification.

  • Can I ask for refund of exam voucher cost once it's issued to me?

    No, exam voucher cost cannot be refunded once it is issued to a learner as we procure this from third party bodies. Simplilearn does not own voucher policies and cost.

  • Do you provide any practice tests as part of this course?

    Yes, we provide 1 practice test as part of our course to help you prepare for the actual certification exam. You can try this free PRINCE2 Practitioner Exam Prep Practice Test to understand the type of tests that are part of the course curriculum.

PRINCE2 Course Reviews

  • Shilpa Bille

    Shilpa Bille

    Assistant Vice President at Deutsche Bank Group, Houston

    The trainer is just amazing - brilliant, witty, has a vast knowledge of the subject as well as the industry. He gave practical and current examples and kept the session interactive. I liked the wa the training was conducted, the trainer's expertise, the course content, real-life examples and the way the course was facilitated.

  • Harsh Sharma

    Harsh Sharma

    Product Development, Gurgaon

    I highly recommend Simplilearn. The course content is easy to understand and helpful to get ahead in the career. Great support from the team.

  • Aarti Gautam

    Aarti Gautam

    Senior Consultant at Capgemini Technology Services India Pvt., Gurgaon

    The content was very interesting and helpful. The trainer used to share as much as real-time examples with us, which was very good for our understanding and learning experience. He was full of energy. Thank you!

  • Avantika Kushwaha

    Avantika Kushwaha

    Assistant Manager at MicroSave, Lucknow

    Simplilearn's PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner was a very good experience. The classroom experience was amplified by relevant examples.

  • Arun Shenoy

    Arun Shenoy

    Data Visualization & Business Intelligence at Dimension Data, Bangalore

    The trainer was very knowledgeable and explained the content in simple language which helped me to understand it easily. Simplilearn's PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner was a good experience. I highly recommend Simplilearn.

  • Nibedita Banerjee

    Nibedita Banerjee

    Lead QA at ansrsource, Bangalore

    Simplilearn is a very client and student-friendly company. Their support makes the lives of working professionals better and with ease. Thank you for all the support and good work.

  • Binu Daniel

    Binu Daniel

    IT Training Lead at Holcim, Bangalore

    Although an exhaustive course, the way the trainer explained was really good. He was very patient with students, very inclusive. The videos and the flowcharts at the end really brought all concepts together, and was helpful in reinforcing the learning. Thanks!

  • Bhupendra Sinha

    Bhupendra Sinha

    Bangalore

    The entire session was so engaging and the faculty explained the concepts and contents so well in a simple way and with perfect live examples. Course gives insight to real life exposure and platform to enhance the overall project management skills.

  • Vaibhav Agarwal

    Vaibhav Agarwal

    Bangalore

    Kudos, Excellent session !! Each and every minute detail is explained with examples. Great course, would like to recommend the course to my other colleagues as well. The trainer was quite interactive, and explained with lots of examples, looking forward to the rest of the training.

  • Srinivas Silwer

    Srinivas Silwer

    Manager | Cognizant, Bangalore

    The trainer is extremely professional and excellent at coaching. This being my first virtual training - dint feel like it was an online training, due its liveliness all through the course. Thanks a lot!!! :)

  • Ranjit Parab

    Ranjit Parab

    Maersk Line, Paris

    The training was good, concepts were explained very well. Looking forward to next training. Glad about the repeat sessions, helps me gain more clarity.

  • Abhishek Gupta

    Abhishek Gupta

    Consulting Manager @Wipro, Bangalore

    Excellent, the remote training was conducted very well. There was much more interaction than one could expect in a face to face session with such a large group of around 25 learners. Excellent experience with the trainer. Our understanding was his CLOCK. Amazing trainer, go for him!! Excellent!!

  • Rohit Khurana

    Rohit Khurana

    Project Coodinator, Bangalore

    Overall a good show, the documentation and recordings discussed by trainer during each session, could be shared on timely basis. Well organized training. Keep going.

  • Vedavati Pandit

    Vedavati Pandit

    Giesecke & Devrient, Bangalore

    The training was interactive, and engaging even though all participants were remotely located.

  • Vincent Paul

    Vincent Paul

    Senior Business Analyst @VMware Software, Bangalore

    The training sessions were really very informative and useful. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Simplilearn, and the instructor. Thank you so much.

Why Simplilearn

Simplilearn’s Blended Learning model brings classroom learningexperience online with its world-class LMS. It combines instructor-led training, self-paced learning and personalized mentoring to provide an immersive learning experience

  • Self-Paced Online Video

    A 360-degree learning approach that you can adapt to your learning style

  • Live Virtual Classroom

    Engage and learn more with these live and highly-interactive classes alongside your peers

  • 24/7 Teaching Assistance

    Keep engaged with integrated teaching assistance in your desktop and mobile learning

  • Online Practice Labs

    Projects provide you with sample work to show prospective employers

  • Applied Projects

    Real-world projects relevant to what you’re learning throughout the program

  • Learner Social Forums

    A support team focused on helping you succeed alongside a peer community

PRINCE2 Training FAQs

  • Who conducts the training?

    The classes are conducted by a highly qualified PRINCE2® certified trainer with more than 15 years of work and training experience.

  • Is the PRINCE2® exam an open-book test?

    Yes and No. There are two exams that this course will help you pass.
    • The PRINCE2® Practitioner Exam is an open-book exam. You will need to bring your PRINCE2 training manual along for reference during the exam.
    • The PRINCE2® Foundation Exam is not an open-book exam.

  • Who will issue the exam voucher and exam code?

    Once you have completed the course material and you are ready to take the certification exam, you can send a request to exam@simplilearn.com and we will issue you an exam voucher or code. An exam voucher (alpha-numeric) is issued for online examinations and exam code (numeric) is issued for paper-based examinations.

  • How do I select my preferred date for the exam?

    When sending the request to take the certification exam, you need to mention the date on which you need to take the exam. This is the date on which you need to take the exam to ensure validity of the code.

  • How do I redeem my PRINCE2® exam code?

    You will need to register on Peoplecert and enter your voucher or code in the appropriate section.

  • What certification will I receive after completing the training?

    When you have completed the training course, you will receive a course completion certificate along with a certificate stating the number of PDUs. Once you have passed the PRINCE2 certification exams, you will receive the prestigious PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner certifications from AXELOS.

  • Are the PRINCE2® manuals supplied along with the training course?

    No, the manual is not included. You can purchase the manual from Axelos.com. This is highly recommended because you will need to bring the manual with you to the testing center when you take your exam.

  • Do you provide assistance for the exam application process?

    Yes. For detailed information on the application filing process, refer to the information on the PRINCE2 Certification Journey page. You can also post questions on community.simplilearn.com for this course or any other course-related topic.

  • How many questions are there in the PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner Certification Exams respectively?

    • The PRINCE2 Foundation Exam has a total of 75 questions that must be answered in one hour.
    • The PRINCE2 Practitioner Exam has 8 sections with 10 questions per section, to be answered within 2½ hours.

  • How does the online classroom training work?

    Online classroom training for PRINCE2 Certification is conducted via live streaming and conducted by a PRINCE2 certified trainer with more than 15 years of work and training experience.

  • Is this live training, or will I watch pre-recorded videos?

    All of the classes are conducted live online. They are interactive sessions that enable you to ask questions and participate in discussions during class time. We do, however, provide recordings of each session you attend for your future reference.

  • What tools do I need to attend the training sessions?

    The tools you’ll need to attend training are:
    • Windows: Windows XP SP3 or higher
    • Mac: OSX 10.6 or higher
    • Internet speed: Preferably 512 Kbps or higher
    • Headset, speakers, and microphone: You’ll need headphones or speakers to hear instruction clearly, as well as a microphone to talk to others. You can use a headset with a built-in microphone or separate speakers and microphone.

  • Can I cancel my enrollment? Will I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, please read our Refund Policy.

  • What is included in the training?

    You’ll get access to our e-learning content, practice simulation tests, and our tips and tricks videos that help you tackle the toughest of the exam questions. You will also get an online participant handbook that cross references the e-learning to reinforce your learning.

  • Are the training and course material effective in preparing me for the PRINCE2 Exams?

    Absolutely. Our certification training course is designed to guarantee you’ll pass the exams on your first attempt. With a hands-on learning approach, the training not only gives you the confidence to pass the exam, but also helps you retain knowledge beyond the exam.

  • I’d like to learn more about this training program. Who should I contact?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, or select the Live Chat link. Our customer service representatives can provide you with more details.

  • Who are our instructors and how are they selected?

    The classes are conducted by a highly qualified PRINCE2 certified trainer with more than 15 years of work and training experience. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process which includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating continue to train for us.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts to help you get certified in your first attempt. They engage students proactively to ensure the course path is being followed and help you enrich your learning experience from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance. Teaching Assistance is available during business hours.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We also have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

Our San Francisco Correspondence / Mailing address

Simplilearn Americas, Inc, 201 Spear Street, Suite 1100, San Francisco, CA 94105, United States of America, Call us at: +1-844-532-7688

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