Prince 2 Foundation Training

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Course Overview

The PRINCE2® Foundation Certification training is designed to give you a complete understanding of the updated 2017 PRINCE2 framework, which is globally recognized for its practice-driven approach to project management. PRINCE2 is often a prerequisite for many project management roles.

Skills Covered

  • PRINCE2 Methodology
  • Working knowledge of PRINCE2
  • Control and manage business
  • PRINCE2 themes
  • Principles of PRINCE2
  • Tailoring and Adopting PRINCE2
  • PRINCE2 processes
  • PRINCE2 Methodology
  • Principles of PRINCE2
  • Working knowledge of PRINCE2
  • Tailoring and Adopting PRINCE2
  • Control and manage business
  • PRINCE2 processes
  • PRINCE2 themes
  • PRINCE2 Methodology
  • Principles of PRINCE2
  • Working knowledge of PRINCE2
  • Tailoring and Adopting PRINCE2
  • Control and manage business
  • PRINCE2 processes
  • PRINCE2 themes

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PRINCE2 Foundation is a world-recognized credential used in both the private and public sectors. Getting certified in PRINCE2 increases your ability to execute projects in a business environment, validating your skills as a senior project manager. Also, it helps you earn more than your counterparts.

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Course Curriculum


The PRINCE2 Foundation training program is ideal for current or aspiring senior project managers. This certification is particularly applicable for project managers in India, Australia, Europe, and for professionals working on projects in those markets. The course is best suited for project managers, assistant project managers, team leads, project executives, software developers, and any professional aspiring to be a project manager.
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Learners need to possess an undergraduate degree or a high school diploma. Also, it is recommended that you have at least two years of experience in a project management environment before pursuing this certification.
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Course Content

  • PRINCE2® Foundation 7th Edition

    • Lesson 00 - Course Introduction

      • Course Introduction
    • Lesson 01 - Introduction to PRINCE2 Methodology

      • 1.1 Introduction
      • 1.2 PRINCE2 Methodology
      • 1.3 Key Takeaways
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 02 - Project Management with PRINCE2

      • 2.1 Introduction
      • 2.2 Project Management
      • 2.3 Projects in Context
      • 2.4 Key Takeaways
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 03 - PRINCE2 Principles

      • 3.1 Introduction
      • 3.2 PRINCE2 Principles
      • 3.3 Project Simulation
      • 3.4 Key Takeaways
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 04 - Tailoring and Adopting PRINCE2

      • 4.1 Introduction
      • 4.2 Tailoring PRINCE2
      • 4.3 Tailoring PRINCE2 to Suit Different Projects
      • 4.4 Adopting PRINCE2 in an Organisational Environment
      • 4.5 Key Takeaways
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 05 - Introduction to PRINCE2 Themes

      • 5.1 Introduction
      • 5.2 PRINCE2 Themes
      • 5.3 Key Takeaways
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 06 - Business Case Theme

      • 6.1 Introduction
      • 6.2 Business Case Theme
      • 6.3 Guidance for Effective Business Case Management
      • 6.4 Project Scenario
      • 6.5 Key Takeaways
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 07 - Organization Theme

      • 7.1 Introduction
      • 7.2 Organisation Theme
      • 7.3 Guidance for Effective Project Organisation
      • 7.4 Project Scenario
      • 7.5 Key Takeaways
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 08 - Quality Theme

      • 8.1 Introduction
      • 8.2 Quality Theme
      • 8.3 Guidance for Effective Quality
      • 8.4 Project Scenario
      • 8.5 Key Takeaways
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 09 - Plans Theme

      • 9.1 Introduction
      • 9.2 Plans Theme
      • 9.3 Guidance for Effective Planning Part-1
      • 9.4 Guidance for Effective Planning Part-2
      • 9.5 Project Scenario
      • 9.6 Key Takeaways
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 10 - Risk Theme

      • 10.1 Introduction
      • 10.2 Risk Theme
      • 10.3 Guidance for Effective Risk Management
      • 10.4 Recommended Risk Management Procedure
      • 10.5 Project Scenario
      • 10.6 Key Takeaways
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 11 - Change Theme

      • 11.1 Introduction
      • 11.2 Change Theme
      • 11.3 Guidance for Effective Change
      • 11.4 Project Scenario
      • 11.5 Key Takeaways
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 12 - Progress Theme

      • 12.1 Introduction
      • 12.2 Progress Theme
      • 12.3 Guidance for Effective Progress Management
      • 12.4 Project Scenario
      • 12.5 Key Takeaways
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 13 - Introduction to PRINCE2 Processes

      • 13.1 Introduction
      • 13.2 PRINCE2 Processes
      • 13.3 Key Takeaways
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 14 - Starting Up a Project Process

      • 14.1 Introduction
      • 14.2 Starting Up a Project Process
      • 14.3 Tailoring Guidelines
      • 14.4 Key Takeaways
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 15 - Directing a Project Process

      • 15.1 Introduction
      • 15.2 Directing a Project Process
      • 15.3 Tailoring Guidelines
      • 15.4 Key Takeaways
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 16 - Initiating a Project Process

      • 16.1 Introduction
      • 16.2 Initiating a Project Process
      • 16.3 Tailoring Guidelines
      • 16.4 Key Takeaways
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 17 - Controlling a Stage Process

      • 17.1 Introduction
      • 17.2 Controlling a Stage Process
      • 17.3 Tailoring Guidelines
      • 17.4 Key Takeaways
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 18 - Managing Product Delivery Process

      • 18.1 Introduction
      • 18.2 Managing Product Delivery Process
      • 18.3 Tailoring Guidelines
      • 18.4 Key Takeaways
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 19 - Managing a Stage Boundary Process

      • 19.1 Introduction
      • 19.2 Managing a Stage Boundary Process
      • 19.3 Tailoring Guidelines
      • 19.4 Key Takeaways
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 20 - Closing a Project Process

      • 20.1 Introduction
      • 20.2 Closing a Project Process
      • 20.3 Project Scenario
      • 20.4 Key Takeaways
      • Quiz
    • Lesson 21 - Considerations for Organizational Adoption

      • 21.1 Introduction
      • 21.2 Tailoring PRINCE2 for an Organisation
      • 21.3 Embedding PRINCE2 in the Organisation
      • 21.4 Key Takeaways
      • Quiz

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 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.


Exam & Certification

PRINCE2 Foundation Certificate
  • How do you become a PRINCE2® certified professional?

    To become a certified PRINCE2® professional, you will have to pursue formal PRINCE2® training from a registered, accredited training organization like Simplilearn and successfully pass the PRINCE2® Foundation exam.

  • What are the prerequisites for the PRINCE2® certification?

    There are no prerequisites to apply for the PRINCE2® Foundation exam. However, it is recommended that you have at least two years of experience in a project management environment before taking this certification.

  • How frequently does the exam fee change?

    Exam prices are governed by the certification body and can change. Price changes are typically announced during the end of the calendar year. In case the exam price goes up and you have not yet booked the exam, you will need to pay the difference in amount to Simplilearn.

  • How do I schedule/book my exam?

    Please click the below link for information regarding the booking process.

  • 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 price 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 1 year from the date of issuance. If you do not book the exam within 1 year from purchase of voucher, you will need to buy the voucher again per the actual price.

  • Does the course fee include the examination fee as well?

    Yes, the course fee is inclusive of the examination fee.

  • How many questions are there in PRINCE2® Foundation certification exam?

    You need to answer 60 multiple choice questions in one hour's duration.

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

     You need 33 marks out of a total of 60 marks to pass the exam (i.e. 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 certificate expire?

    PRINCE2® Foundation certifications themselves never expire. Only the status as a Registered Practitioner has an expiration date. The status as a Registered Practitioner expires 5 calendar years after certification.

  • Can I ask for refund of exam voucher cost once it is 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® Foundation Exam Practice Test to understand the type of tests that are part of the course curriculum.


  • Emre Eroncel

    Emre Eroncel


    Very good course that is easy to follow with all the info that is needed to pass the test.

  • Bruno Besutti

    Bruno Besutti

    Information Technology and Services

    Simplilearn offered me exactly what I was looking for an effective and convenient way to learn for my PRINCE2 certification exams. The online material was well structured and their customer service agents were always very prompt and helpful to accommodate my requests.

  • Dominic Amon

    Dominic Amon

    Head Of Research And Development

    The certification helped me a lot. My area of practice was in HIV then, so I used the principles learned in PRINCE2 to handle the HIV pharmacy and clients.

  • Rupa Aggarwal

    Rupa Aggarwal

    PRINCE2 Certified Practitioner

    The trainer was well-organized and the questions were answered in context. Even if they were asked outside the topic, the trainer patiently linked them when the topic was being discussed. His training was well supported with easy examples, interesting case studies and analogies.

  • Namratha S Kulkarni

    Namratha S Kulkarni

    Project Manager at Brighter Brain

    I have enrolled in Simplilearn's PRINCE2 Foundation course. I really liked the course contents. It is helpful and easy to understand. Their customer support is very good and they closed out on our queries in one call. This helps in fewer hassles for the working class. Altogether it is a great experience.

  • Yashoda Thotakura

    Yashoda Thotakura

    Senoir IT Service Manager at Redtoo

    The trainer was excellent - he was very knowledgeable, and he conducted the training very well. The whole team at Simplilearn, did a great job :-)

  • vishal mittal

    vishal mittal

    Senior Manager

    The trainer shared his knowledge through PPTs along with the course content. The training was good.

  • Sudhir Kumar

    Sudhir Kumar

    Project Manager

    The training was conducted well, it was simple and to the point. Thanks.

  • Neetu Rajpal

    Neetu Rajpal

    Sr. Associate QA at Sapient

    The themes and principals were depicted very well by the trainer, by using live examples.

  • Mohanned Rahman

    Mohanned Rahman

    Investment Manager

    As a newly qualified PRINCE2 Practitioner, I really want to thank the team at Simplilearn for their great course material and mentors. I would never have been able to pass without that support.

  • Ruchi Khare

    Ruchi Khare

    Business Analyst at Strata Plan

    I had enrolled with Simplilearn for PRINCE 2 certification. The course was well designed. I loved the flexible learning model. The trainer was also extremely helpful.

  • Subramanya Sharma

    Subramanya Sharma

    Program Manager at

    I completed my PRINCE 2 & MSP certifications from Simplilearn. The certification has helped me to advance my career from Project Manager in Quadwave to Program Manager in Infibeam Incorporation Ltd. along with a good hike. I would recommend Simplilearn.

  • Srikrishnan


    Retail Banking

    I felt at ease with the trainer. She was articulate, knowledgeable and patient. She also maintained good pace during the session and made it very interactive and fun. I found the course and training very interactive, good learning and fun.

  • Vipin Kumar

    Vipin Kumar

    Project Manager at dunnhumby

    The trainer had very good knowledge on PRINCE2. The training was awesome, and I would love to join another course soon...Thanks.

  • Nichole Tudor

    Nichole Tudor

    Project Manager

    The training was very valuable and was a good experience. The facilitator also did a fantastic job.I have been able to bring the knowledge back to work and apply it into my every day activities and have more confidence with what is required


Why Online Bootcamp

  • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
  • Learn from experts active in their field, not out-of-touch trainersLeading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies to sessions that fit into your work schedule.
  • Learn by working on real-world problemsCapstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
  • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts


  • How do I enroll for the online training?

    You can enroll for the training online. Payments can be made using any of the following options and receipt of the same will be issued to the candidate automatically via email.

    1. Visa debit/credit card
    2. American express and Diners club card
    3. Master Card, or
    4. Through PayPal

  • What will I get along with this training?

    You will have access to online e-learning and practice tests along with the training.

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

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment. We provide you complete refund after deducting the administration fee. To know more please go through our Refund Policy.

  • Do you provide money back guarantee for the training programs?

    Yes. We do offer a money-back guarantee for many of our training programs. You can refer to the Refund Policy and raise refund requests via our Help and Support portal.

  • Can I extend the access period?

    Yes, you can extend the access period by paying an additional fee. Please raise a request via our Help and Support portal.

  • Where and how can I access the e-learning content? Are there any limitations?

    Once you register with us for a course by paying the course fee, you can have 24/7 access to the e-learning content on our website. An automated course purchase confirmation mail from our side will guide you through the process.

  • I am not able to access the online course. Whom should I contact for a solution?

    Please raise a request via our Help and Support portal to have your issue resolved.

  • What is PRINCE2®?

    PRINCE2® (PRojects In Controlled Environments) is one of the widely used project management methods.

  • Is PRINCE2® confined to specific projects or generic?

    PRINCE2® is generic and can be applied to any project across all industries and organizations.

  • What are the eligibility criteria for PRINCE2® exams?

    There is no eligibility criterion for attempting the PRINCE2® Foundation exam, however in order to opt for PRINCE2® Practitioner exam one needs to pass PRINCE2® Foundation exam.

  • What is the question format for PRINCE2® Foundation and PRINCE2® Practitioner exam?

    The question format for PRINCE2® Foundation exam is multiple-choice format and descriptive question format for PRINCE2® Practitioner exam.

  • Is Simplilearn accredited by APMG to provide PRINCE2® Certification Training?

    Yes, Simplilearn is accredited by APMG as an ATO for PRINCE2® Foundation and PRINCE2® Practitioner training.

  • Does the course fee include the examination fee as well?

    Yes, the course fee is inclusive of the examination fee.

  • I want to know more about the training program. Whom do I contact?

    Please join our Live Chat for instant support, call us, or Request a Call Back to have your query resolved.

  • Certification Process

    Simplilearn has a well-defined certification process that helps you face the challenges of the IT world.  You need to meet following conditions to unlock the certificate –
    • You need to complete at least 85% of the course or attend one complete batch
    • If your course has simulation exams you will need to complete it with the minimum passing score.
    • You need to submit a project and get it approved by our panel of Subject Matter Experts.
    • In case your project is rejected, our subject matter experts would provide all necessary help to clear the project in your next attempt.

  • Who are our Faculties and how are they selected?

    All our trainers are working professionals and industry experts with at least 10-12 years of relevant teaching experience.

    Each of them have gone through a rigorous selection process which includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and 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 here to help you get certified in your first attempt.

    They are a dedicated team of subject matter experts to help you at every step and enrich your learning experience from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance.

    They engage with the students proactively to ensure the course path is followed.

    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.

  • What's next after Prince2 Foundation?

    After completion of the Prince2 certification program, you can take in PMP Certification, Digital Project Manager, PMP Plus program. In the next level, you have Prince2 Certification, MSP Foundation and Practitioner, Prince2 Agile Foundation and Practitioner and best of all you can get the Project Management Certification (PGP in Project Management) program.

  • Disclaimer
  • PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved. The Swirl logo™ is a trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.