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PRINCE2 Practitioner

The PRINCE2 Practitioner training extends the knowledge acquired at the Foundation level to enable you to apply and tailor the PRINCE2 method in a range of different project environments and scenarios.

Supplement your real-life experience working on projects with the Practitioner qualification to stand out as a successful and effective project manager.

Validate your knowledge to apply and tailor the PRINCE2 method.
PRINCE2® Practitioner, Letter of Completion
14 Hours
$ 765
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What is PRINCE2 Practitioner Certification?

The PRINCE2 project management methodology was designed to give project professionals greater control over their projects. Understanding this method will assist you in running and managing projects within an environment supporting PRINCE2.

This PRINCE2 Practitioner course builds on the fundamental knowledge of the principles, processes, and themes acquired at the PRINCE2 Foundation level. The focus is now on the practical application of the method and developing the competence to tailor it to manage and address the needs of projects of any size.

IPM’s instructor-led training gives you everything you need to know to successfully prepare and pass the PRINCE2 Practitioner 6th Edition exam. Level up in your project management career and join 1,000,000+ PRINCE2-certified professionals.

Learning Outcomes and Content

The PRINCE2 Practitioner course is two days in duration, whereby you will comprehensively address all essential knowledge required to excel in the PRINCE2 Practitioner examination. This exam is included in the course fee.

This PRINCE2 Practitioner training is delivered by certified PRINCE2 industry experts. In this course, you will gain an in-depth understanding of the relationships between the PRINCE2 principles, themes, and processes, and understand how you can apply these elements in a tailored way to your projects. You will receive:
  • Access to Mock Tests and Case Studies
  • Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) exam samples
  • Exam application guidance
Browse more information about the course modules, learning objectives and exam structure.

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Apply the relevant aspects of the PRINCE2 principles, themes and processes to your project context.
  • Tailor any project type or size to be managed using this globally recognised methodology.
  • Run and manage non-complex projects within an environment supporting PRINCE2.
  • Understand the relationships between processes, themes, techniques and PRINCE2 management products.

Course Modules

Apply the PRINCE2 Principles in Context
  • The roles and responsibilities in the project
  • Continued Business Justification
  • Learn from experience
  • Manage by stages
  • Manage by Exception
  • Focus on Products
  • Tailor to Suit the Environment
Apply PRINCE2 themes in context
  •  Business Case
  •  Organization
  • Quality
  • Plans
  • Risk
  • Change
  • Progress
Apply and carry out requirements for PRINCE2 processes in context
  • Getting a Project Started
  • Directing a Project
  • Project Initiation
  • Project Control
  • Product Delivery Management
  • Managing a Stage Boundary
  • Closing a Project
Tailoring
  • Organisational Adoption Considerations
  • Tailoring and Adopting PRINCE2
  • Tailoring Documentation
Exam Practice
  • Exam practise questions
  • Exam tips

PRINCE2 Practitioner Student Pack

  • Support from Ireland’s premier project management authority.
  • Access to Mock Tests and Case Studies.
  • Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) samples.
  • Tips on answering exam questions successfully.
  • Exam application guidance.

Examination Format

  • Objective testing through multiple choice.
  • 68 questions on the Practitioner exam.
  • Grade of approximately 55% required to pass; 38 marks or more out of 68.
  • Two-and-a-half hours’ duration (150 minutes) duration, no additional reading time
  • Open book. Candidates are permitted to use the official book in either hardcopy or ebook format.

PRINCE2 Practitioner Prerequisites

To take the PRINCE2 Practitioner examination you must provide proof of having passed one of the following:

  • PRINCE2 5th Edition (Foundation or Practitioner)
  • PRINCE2 6th Edition (Foundation)
  • Project Management Qualification (PMQ)
  • Project Professional Qualification (PPQ)
  • 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).
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Benefits of PRINCE2 Practitioner Certification

PRINCE2 Practitioner is a wise choice for project managers seeking to quickly expand their skillset and progress their careers with certification. This certification offers:

  • Credibility and global recognition.
  • Ease for combination with other methodologies, such as Agile.
  • Higher salary prospects for certified project managers.
  • Proven methods for managing projects effectively and efficiently.
  • Shorter study period.
  • Increased work opportunities.

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This course is perfect for...

  • Project managers and project teams operating within a PRINCE2 environment.
  • Anyone managing projects on a regular basis, regardless of their job title.
  • Any professional looking to advance their career with project management certification.
  • Other key staff involved in the design, development and delivery of projects, including programme managers, project executives and board members, project engineers, PMO leaders, change managers, functional managers, product delivery managers and steering committee members.

Not sure if this course is for you? Schedule a call to speak with an educational adviser.

Why IPM?
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Reputation & History

  • Established in 1989 as a preeminent professional organisation dedicated to the project management discipline.
  • Trained over 40,000 Professionals and Certified over 6,000 Project Managers.
  • IPMA® Member Association.
  • Worked with over 500 different corporations.
  • Globally recognised certification body.
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Project Management Expertise

Unlike other organisations, which offer different training programs across many functional areas, the Institute is a specialist organisation dealing solely with the disciplines of project, program, and portfolio management.

Our graduates are instructed by a world-class faculty of international subject-matter experts ranging from Project Directors to former Heads of PM Certification Authorities. Focusing solely on project management guarantees exceptional instruction and learning opportunities.

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Why Choose This Course?

  • The Diploma has been in existence for over 15 years and is a market leader in the field.
  • It uniquely offers 3 premium Certifications from IPMA, TU Dublin, and IPM.
  • Our faculty of handpicked international experts will provide you with a variety of perspectives.
  • You will join a large and growing cohort of IPM Alumni.
  • The programme is practical and pulls from internationally respected methodologies.
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Globally Positioned

IPM is uniquely partnered with the world’s leading project management certification bodies: IPMA (Member Association & Certification Body), PMI (Authorised Training Partner), and PRINCE2® (Accredited Training Organisation).

We have also partnered with Ireland’s second largest University, Technological University (TU) Dublin, meaning we can offer Bachelor & Master’s levels programmes. This affiliation links us to the European University of Technology (EUt+).

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360° Learning Partner

  • Join our rapidly growing project management community of 25,000 followers.
  • Mentoring and Events– Get support for your career or help guide new project managers.
  • Volunteering – Gain project experience while helping the project management community.
  • Platform for your voice – Submit an article to our blog and showcase your writing.
  • Industry updates – Get the latest PM news and insights from global experts.

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Very knowledgeable lecturers, comprehensive course materials and a practical framework for project management that can be easily applied in the workplace. I would highly recommend the Institute to colleagues and would consider pursuing other courses with them in the future.
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I have been very impressed with the quality and delivery of this course. I would recommend this education provider.
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The Institute helped me to integrate project management methodologies into the Higher Education sector. Highly recommended.
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Really well delivered courses. Experienced lecturers with diverse backgrounds and a well structured syllabus.
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Mark Kuzovlev

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I am glad I’ve chosen this institute over alternative programs on the market. Better understanding of PM methodologies and principles helped me not only generate a better job offer shortly after finishing this course but also be more confident and proactive. Looking forward to do another course in the nearest future.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Need further information?

Find answers to your questions and everything you need to know about the course.

Are you PRINCE2 Accredited?

Yes, we are. As a competitive educational organisation, our priority is to provide exceptional education, ensuring an enriching and meaningful learning experience for you. In alignment with this commitment, IPM holds the distinction of being an Axelos’ Accredited Training Organisation. This course offers exclusive and the most up-to-date content, and contributes 21 PDUs to the record of your Continuous Professional Development.

Am I eligible to sit for the PRINCE2 Practitioner examination?

To take the PRINCE2 Practitioner examination you must provide proof of having passed one of the official prerequisites. The most common way to show this is by first passing the PRINCE2 Foundation exam.

 

The IPM can help you to first become certified at the Foundation level before you progress toward the Practitioner level. We offer a three-day course and associated exam for the Foundation level. The one-hour exam is relatively straightforward and is based on gaining 55% on a 60-question paper.

How long does it take to complete PRINCE2 Practitioner?

The training for PRINCE2 Practitioners lasts two consecutive days. The exam can be booked at the learner’s discretion for a date that suits them best.

Can I do PRINCE2 Practitioner without experience?

There are prerequisites to taking the PRINCE2 Practitioner exam, as outlined above.

 

The PRINCE2 Practitioner certification exam is aimed at project managers who have already done prior certification training in project management, such as PRINCE2 Foundation. Also, ideally, candidates should have some practical experience managing projects.

 

IPM is an AXELOS’ Accredited Training Organisation (ATO). Completing this training will support you in creating a structured study plan to ensure success on the exam day.

What is the examination fee for PRINCE2 Practitioner Certification?

We are one of the most competitive organisations providing this course. The course is €695 and includes the third-party examination fee.

What are the delivery formats available for this course?

  • Online. Classes typically run over two consecutive days online from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Do not worry about missing an online class – a recording of each online class will be available for playback in the Student Hub for a limited period of time.
  • Classroom. Choose classes on campus for in-person learning with industry-expert lecturers. Classes run at the National College of Ireland (Dublin). Please note the scheduling of in-person classes is subject to demand.

In which countries is PRINCE2® certification recognised?

PRINCE2 certificates are among the most popular and sought-after project management credentials worldwide. It is the de-facto standard in the United Kingdom for project management methodologies. The PRINCE2 method is practised in 150+ countries in various roles and sectors.

 

PRINCE2 Practitioner is a registered trademark of AXELOS Limited, used under the permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

What is included in the course fee?

The course fee includes access to all course materials on the Student Hub, live expert-led virtual classes, recordings for a limited period of time and unlimited follow-up support from our Student Support team.

Is PRINCE2 good for beginners?

The entry-level PRINCE2 Foundation certification is ideally suitable for aspiring project management professionals from various industry backgrounds. As such, prior knowledge or experience in project management is not required.

 

In comparison, the PRINCE2 Practitioner certification is aimed at professionals who already attained a project management professional certification and have some practical experience.

Is the course applicable to any industry?

Yes, the content of this course is suitable for various industry sectors. We have students from different backgrounds – such as engineering, pharmaceuticals, design, construction, IT, and many others.

How will PRINCE2 help with my career?

This course curriculum is designed by certified PRINCE2 industry experts to help you gain confidence to go forward in your career and show you have the skills to drive project results. Many project-oriented roles require a project management certification such as PRINCE2 Practitioner. Earning this certification could open the doors to new opportunities and might help you get a salary boost.

Will recordings be available if I miss a class?

A recording of each online class will be available for playback in the Student Hub, so you do not need to worry about missing a class.

What is the difference between PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner?

PRINCE2 Foundation provides the theoretical knowledge of how to plan, manage and deliver projects from start to finish.

 

PRINCE2 Practitioner extends the knowledge acquired at the Foundation level to enable you to apply and tailor the method in a live working environment.

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