Dhananjay Gokhale | Project Management Mentor
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Prince2® Practitioner Course :

Course Code: 066PRNPC03DCL

Introduction :

This Practitioner course is an APM Group Ltd (APMG) Accredited Course that covers the elements contained in the APMG Syllabus for the PRINCE2® (PRojects IN Controlled Environments) Practitioner Course.
The Practitioner course is aimed at individuals who have successfully completed their PRINCE2 Foundation examination and now need to review in detail PRINCE2 processes, components and techniques.
The delegates are expected to apply their project management experience and knowledge of PRINCE2® to a given scenario. The course will use a mix of tutorial, group work and self-study to enhance the individual learning including the use of sample examination papers to familiarize participants with the Practitioner examination.

Learning Objectives : On completion of the course the participants should be able to…

  • Discuss the structure and contents of PRINCE2® Practitioner examination paper.
  • Explain the Glossary of PRINCE2® Practitioner examination questions types.
  • Apply understanding of PRINCE2® and project management to answer PRINCE2® practitioner examination questions.
  • Claim 14 PDUs

This Course Will Examine :

  • Contents and structure of a PRINCE2 Practitioner examination paper including :
    • Contents of Practitioner Paper including Scenario, Question and Answer Booklets
    • Glossary of examination question types
    • General advice on answering examination questions
  • Analysis of a Case Study (modified Candy Bar) to provide delegates with the opportunity to put some of the theory obtained during the classroom sessions into practice by using a reproduction of a real-life project, albeit limited by practicality constraints. It is divided into the following areas :
    • Scenario
    • Business Case
    • Project Management Team Structure
    • Management of Risk
    • Business Case
    • Product Breakdown Structure
    • Product Flow Diagram
    • Product Description
    • Work Package
    • Quality in a Project Environment
    • Change Control
    • Project Closure
  • Case Study exercises have been styled in a similar manner to the Practitioner Exam question style, with roughly the same amount of information provided.
    • Three Techniques
    • Product Based Planning
    • Change Control
    • Quality Review
    • Sample Practitioner Examination questions
    • Conclusion
  • Practitioner Examination
    • The Practitioner exam uses objective test questions which require a candidate to choose a response to a question from a set of choices for which the correct answer is pre-determined. The question types include :
      • Classical Multiple Choice
      • Yes/No
      • Multiple Response
      • Matching
      • Sequencing
      • Assertion/Reason
      • Reference to the candidates own annotated PRINCE2 manual is permitted. No additional support material is permitted, including use of post-it notes and stapled sheets. A candidate, may however, index their manual.
      • The examination is three hours in duration. This includes any time required to analyse the scenario and any additional information required to answer the questions.
      • There are 8 questions, covering one of eleven areas of the PRINCE2 syllabus.
      • Each question is worth 10 marks. The pass mark is 55% (44 marks out of 80)

Participants' profile :

  • To gain the most from the Practitioner Course we recommend that delegates should have had prior experience or awareness of projects and the project management environment.
  • Prior to Day One of the course, delegates should have completed their pre-course study pack. The course content and timing is based on the assumption that they will have done so.
  • It is essential that the delegates have passed their Foundation Examination..

Kit for Participants :

  • Bound Hard copy of all the explanation-slides used by the faculty
  • Access to RK Associates online courseware
  • Mock practice sets
  • Certificate of participation – This certificate is valid for claiming 14 PDUs.

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Duration Duration : 3 Days
The Practitioner course is aimed at individuals who have successfully completed their PRINCE2 Foundation examination and now need to review in detail PRINCE2 processes, components and techniques.

Groups primarily addressed in this course :

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untick Initiating
untick Planning
untick Executing
untick Monitoring & Controlling
untick Closing

Knowledge Areas primarily addressed in this course :

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untick Stakeholder Management
untick Procurement Management
untick Risk Management
untick Communication Management
untick Human Resources Management
untick Quality Management
untick Cost Management
untick Time Management
untick Scope Management