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PRINCE2 Foundation Certification Training

In this PRINCE2 foundation course, you will master the PRINCE2 principles, themes, and processes that will help you ensure success in your projects. This course is also designed to prepare you to pass your PRINCE2 Foundation exam on the first attempt.

As a globally recognized certification that has its roots in the UK, a PRINCE2 certification validates your working knowledge of the principles, best practices, and processes involved in effective project management. The certification exam is not included in the cost of the course. For more information on the certification please click here.

6 Months / 50 Course Hrs
Open enrollment

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Moraine Park Technical College

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Learning Method


Self-Paced. Study on your own schedule

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PRINCE2 Foundation Certification Training

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Details + Objectives

Course Code: GES387

What You Will Learn
  • Develop a working knowledge of the structured PRINCE2 project management methodology
  • Learn how to create a project plan and ensure seamless execution of the project, from start to finish
  • Define how to control and manage business and project risks effectively
  • Understand how to communicate with those working on a project with you
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 50 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Work toward earning your PRINCE2 Foundation certificate
  • Develop your skills or become able to work as a project manager, assistant manager, team lead, project executive, engineer, software developer, and more


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Module 1

Receive an introduction to PRINCE2 and the course material. Understand PRINCE2 principles, themes, and more

Module 2

Study business case themes, organization themes, quality themes, and plan themes.

Module 3

Cover risk themes, change themes, and progress themes.

Module 4

Learn about the PRINCE2 process, including how to start and direct a project process.

Module 5

Understand how to initiate and control a stage process.

Module 6

Complete the course by learning how to manage a product delivery process, manage a state boundary process, and close a project process. You'll also learn how to tailor PRINCE2 to suit your project environment.


I. Course Introduction

II. Introduction to PRINCE2®

III. PRINCE2® Principles

IV. Introduction to PRINCE2® Themes

V. Business Case Theme

VI. Organization Theme

VII. Quality Theme

VIII. Plans Theme

IX. Risk Theme

X. Change Theme

XI. Progress Theme

XII. Introduction to PRINCE2® Processes

XIII. Starting up a Project Process

XIV. Directing a Project Process

XV. Initiating a Project Process

XVI. Controlling a Stage Process

XVII. Managing Product Delivery Process

XVIII. Managing a Stage Boundary Process

XIX. Closing a Project Process

XX. Tailoring PRINCE2® to Project Environment

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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 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.


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, upon completion you will be prepared to sit for the PRINCE2 Foundation exam. The exam fee is not included with this course. For more information on the certification please click here.

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.