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PRINCE2® Practitioner Training Course Features

Widely Recognized: PRINCE2 is an internationally recognised project management methodology utilised by organisations in a variety of industries. Practitioner certification demonstrates your proficiency in employing PRINCE2 principles, making you an asset in project management positions.

Emphasis on Practical Application: The PRINCE2 Practitioner certification emphasises the application of project management principles in the real world. It enables you to effectively implement PRINCE2 concepts, themes, and processes to real-world project scenarios, thereby enhancing your capacity to deliver successful projects.

Comprehensive Methodology: PRINCE2 is a comprehensive framework for project management that addresses all facets of project planning, execution, and control. Practitioner certification provides an in-depth comprehension of PRINCE2's seven principles, themes, and processes, allowing for more effective project management.

Scalability and Flexibility: One of the primary benefits of PRINCE2 is its scalability and flexibility. The methodology is adaptable to initiatives of differing sizes and complexities. Practitioner certification equips you with the knowledge to adapt PRINCE2 to specific project requirements, ensuring that projects are proficiently managed.

Continued Business Justification: Throughout the lifecycle of a project, PRINCE2 emphasises the need for ongoing business justification. This emphasis ensures that initiatives remain aligned with the goals and objectives of the organisation. By obtaining the PRINCE2 Practitioner certification, you demonstrate your ability to effectively justify and manage projects in a manner that generates business value.

Improved Project Success Rates: PRINCE2 is a structured approach to project management that increases the probability of project completion. Practitioner certification equips you with the tools and techniques necessary to effectively manage risks, control quality, manage change, and ensure stakeholder engagement, resulting in better project outcomes.

Career Advancement: The PRINCE2 Practitioner certification increases your professional credibility and employability within the project management industry. It demonstrates your PRINCE2 expertise and improves your prospects of obtaining project management positions or advancing within your current organisation.



Learning objectives of PRINCE2® Practitioner Certification Training


The learning objectives for the PRINCE2 Practitioner certification are intended to provide candidates with the knowledge and skills required to apply PRINCE2 principles, themes, and processes to project management. The key PRINCE2 Foundation learning objectives include:  

  • Understand the PRINCE2 Principles: Develop a thorough comprehension of the seven PRINCE2 principles and their significance in guiding project management decisions. These principles consist of ongoing business justification, learning from experience, clearly defined roles and responsibilities, managing by phases, managing by exception, focusing on products, and adapting to the project environment. 

  • Apply the PRINCE2 Themes: Learn how to apply the seven PRINCE2 themes to project management effectively. These include business case, organisation, quality, objectives, risk, change, and advancement. Comprehend how each theme contributes to the success of the project and how to resolve it throughout the project lifecycle. 

  • Understand the PRINCE2 Processes: Learn the seven PRINCE2 processes and how they interact. These procedures encompass the entire project lifecycle, from inception to completion. Acquire a thorough comprehension of the tasks, inputs, outputs, and responsibilities associated with each process. 

  • Tailor PRINCE2 to Project Environment: Learn how to adapt the PRINCE2 project management methodology to specific project environments and requirements. Comprehend the factors involved in adapting PRINCE2 to various project sizes, complexities, and organisational contexts. 

  • Apply PRINCE2 in Real-World Scenarios: Develop the ability to implement PRINCE2 principles, themes, and processes to actual project management situations. Using the PRINCE2 methodology, acquire practical skills in project planning, risk management, change control, quality management, and stakeholder engagement. 

  • Prepare for the PRINCE2 Practitioner Exam: Comprehend the format and structure of the PRINCE2 Practitioner examination. Learn exam-specific techniques and strategies to effectively answer various question varieties. Examine sample questions and simulated exams to prepare for the certification examination. 


Target audience  


PRINCE2 Practitioner’s intended audience consists of individuals involved in or interested in project management, particularly in an agile environment. The certification is suitable for: 

  • Project Managers 

  • Project Team Members 

  • Project Coordinators and Administrators 

  • Team Leaders and Supervisors 

  • Business Analysts 

  • Aspiring Project Managers 

  • Senior Managers and Executives 




  • PRINCE2 Foundation Certification: Before attempting the Practitioner level, candidates must have passed the PRINCE2 Foundation exam. The Foundation certification provides an introduction to the PRINCE2 methodology, terminology, and core concepts. 

  • PRINCE2 Foundation from 2009 or Later: If candidates obtained their PRINCE2 Foundation certification prior to 2009, they must retake the exam in order to meet the prerequisite for the Practitioner level. This requirement ensures that candidates possess an up-to-date knowledge of PRINCE2 principles and practises. 



Exam and Certification information 

Exam Details: 


  • No. of Questions: 68 

  • Exam Duration: 150 Minutes 

  • Exam Format: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) 

  • Pass Marks: 38 out of 68 (55%) 

  • Exam Type: Open book - Candidates are permitted to use the official printed hard copy of the Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2® 2017 Edition. The official manual may be annotated and tabulated but no sticky notes and loose leaf papers containing additional notes will be allowed 

  • Exam Content: The questions test the understanding and application of the PRINCE2 methodology, principles, themes, and processes and assess the ability to analyze project scenarios and apply PRINCE2 principles in a practical context. 

Certification Journey 



Any Other Important Information 

e.g. Labs/Hands on/Case Study 

During Open Book examinations you have the option to use your Official Core Guidance Paperback Book, if you have one, or your Official Core Guidance eBook 


Course Outline

Introduction to PRINCE2® Agile
  • 1.1 PRINCE2® Overview
  • 1.2 Agile Overview
  • 1.3 Why PRINCE2® Agile?
Key Concepts and Principles
  • 2.1 PRINCE2® Principles
  • 2.2 Agile Manifesto and Principles
  • 2.3 Blending PRINCE2® and Agile
Tailoring PRINCE2® Principles
  • 3.1 Tailoring the Principles for Agile Projects
  • 3.2 Agile Contracts
  • 3.3 Agile Planning
Agile Behaviors, Concepts, and Techniques
  • 4.1 Requirements and User Stories
  • 4.2 Prioritization and Timeboxing
  • 4.3 Feedback and Reviews
Blending PRINCE2® Themes and Agile Practices
  • 5.1 Business Case
  • 5.2 Organization
  • 5.3 Quality
  • 5.4 Plans
  • 5.5 Risk
  • 5.6 Change
Agile Focus Areas
  • 6.1 Frequent Releases
  • 6.2 Prioritization and Delivery
  • 6.3 Cynefin Framework
PRINCE2® Agile Roles and Responsibilities
  • 7.1 The Agilometer
  • 7.2 The PRINCE2® Agile Journey
  • 7.3 Agile and the PRINCE2® Roles
Agile Techniques
  • 8.1 Scrum
  • 8.2 Kanban
  • 8.3 Lean Startup
  • 8.4 Lean Six Sigma
Scaling and Agile Governance
  • 9.1 Scaling Agile
  • 9.2 Agile Governance
Implementing PRINCE2® Agile
  • 10.1 Tailoring PRINCE2® Agile to the Project Context
  • 10.2 Agile Governance
  • 10.3 Applying and Evaluating PRINCE2® Agile
PRINCE2® Agile Framework
  • 11.1 Principles of PRINCE2® Agile
  • 11.2 PRINCE2® Agile behaviors, concepts, and techniques
  • 11.3 Roles and responsibilities in PRINCE2® Agile
  • 11.4 Agile ways of working and mindset
Agile and the PRINCE2® Principles
  • 12.1 Agile ways of meeting the PRINCE2® principles
  • 12.2 Applying PRINCE2® principles in agile projects
  • 12.3 Balancing control and flexibility
Business Case
  • 13.1 Business justification in agile environments
  • 13.2 Agile business case techniques
  • 13.3 Value-driven delivery and benefits management
  • 14.1 Agile roles and responsibilities
  • 14.2 Self-organizing teams in agile projects
  • 14.3 Scaling agile in larger organizations
  • 15.1 Agile quality management approaches
  • 15.2 Assurance and testing in agile projects
  • 15.3 Quality criteria and acceptance criteria
  • 16.1 Agile planning techniques
  • 16.2 Iterative and time-boxed planning
  • 16.3 Estimating and forecasting in agile projects
  • 17.1 Agile risk management approaches
  • 17.2 Risk response and risk analysis in agile projects
  • 17.3 Risk management throughout the project lifecycle
Change and Progress
  • 18.1 Agile change control and configuration management
  • 18.2 Progress monitoring and reporting in agile projects
  • 18.3 Benefits realization and value delivery
Tailoring PRINCE2® to the Project Environment
  • 19.1 Tailoring PRINCE2® for agile projects
  • 19.2 Assessing and selecting agile practices
  • 19.3 Tailoring governance and controls
PRINCE2® Agile Foundation Sample Paper Discussions
PRINCE2® Agile Practioner Sample Paper Discussions

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