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PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner Certification Training

This online PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner course is designed to ensure you pass your PRINCE2 exams on the first try. The course, which has been trusted by more than 20,000 learners just like you, will empower you with the knowledge of the seven principles, processes, and themes described in the PRINCE2 guidelines. The certification exam is not included in the cost of the course.

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Details + Objectives

Course Code: GES386

What You Will Learn
  • Have the knowledge and skills you'll need to pass the PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner certification exams
  • Understand the 7 principles, processes, and themes described in the PRINCE2 guidelines
  • Be able to develop a product-based planning approach for projects that divides them into manageable, controllable stages
  • Have the ability to control use of resources and effectively project risk
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 60 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Prepare yourself to earn the PRINCE2 Foundation or Practitioner certification
  • Develop your skills as a project manager, team manager, project executive, project engineer, or software developer
  • Set yourself apart from competitors; this certification is especially popular in India, Australia, and Europe


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Course Introduction

Receive an introduction to the course. Learn about PRINCE2 principles and understand the course's fundamentals.


Cover business case themes, organization themes, and quality themes.

Continued Themes

Understand plans, risk, change, and progress themes.


Study the PRINCE2 process, as well as how to start, direct, and initiate a process.

Process Direction

Direct, initiate, and control a process.

Process Management

Manage the product delivery process, manage a stage boundary process, close a project process, and tailor PRINCE2 to a project environment.

  1. Course Introduction
  2. Introduction to PRINCE2®
  3. PRINCE2® Principles
  4. Introduction to PRINCE2® Themes
  5. Business Case Theme
  6. Organisation Theme
  7. Quality Theme
  8. Plans Theme
  9. Risk Theme
  10. Change Theme
  11. Progress Theme
  12. Introduction to PRINCE2® Processes
  13. Starting up a Project Process
  14. Directing a Project Process
  15. Initiating a Project Process
  16. Controlling a Stage Process
  17. Managing Product Delivery Process
  18. Managing a Stage Boundary Process
  19. Closing a Project Process
  20. Tailoring PRINCE2® to Project Environment
  21. PRINCE2® Practitioner Exam and Exercises
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Instructors & Support

Jeff Allen

Jeff Allen is a highly regarded project management and agile expert. He has over 15 years of leadership experience in project management and agile at companies like Compaq and HP. As an Agile Coach, he has mentored over 5,000 professionals globally.

Tim Jerome

Tim Jerome is a 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 and project management consultant.




There are no prerequisites to take this course; you must have cleared the PRINCE2 Foundation exam prior to the PRINCE2 Practitioner exam. For more information on the PRINCE2 certification exams click here.


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows XP or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional Materials

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.


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Can I register for a course if I am an international student?

Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country's regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.

Does this course prepare for a certification?

Yes. This course prepares for the PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner certification exams. For more information on these certifications, please click here. The exam fee is not included with this course.

When can I start the course?

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

How long does it take to complete this course?

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my course within the time frame provided?

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

What kind of support will I receive?

You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.

What happens when I complete the course?

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Am I guaranteed a job?

This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Can I get financial assistance?

This course is non-credit, so it does not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more:

How can I get more information about this course?

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, representatives are available via LIVE chat. You can also call us at 1-877-221-5151 during regular business hours to have your questions promptly answered. If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please send us a question using the "Contact Us" form.

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About Certification


PRINCE2 is a project management method proven to be effective for individuals and organizations seeking to learn best practices. PRINCE2 is a product-based planning approach used by the government of the United Kingdom, as well as many private businesses. Whether you’re an individual looking to get ahead in your career or a business looking to manage projects more effectively, a certification from PRINCE2 can help you achieve your goals.