PPM PRINCE2® 6th edition – Practitioner Workshop

Course Code: PRI172PRAC



2 Day(s)

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Public or Private

Max Delegates


Delivery Style


Gain the internationally recognised Practitioner qualification

The course reviews the very latest PRINCE2® project management methodology and prepares delegates for the PRINCE2® 6th edition- Practitioner examination.  You must hold the PRINCE2® Foundation certificate to be eligible to sit this exam.  It is essential that you have a copy of the 'Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2® 6th edition text book. The price listed includes an optional copy of this, which can be removed when booking if you already have one.

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Who is this course for

This workshop is intended for delegates who are familiar with the PRINCE2® project management method. It provides revision of the method and gives guidance and practice in preparing for the PRINCE2® Practitioner's examination administered by PeopleCert.

Purpose of the course

Extensive use is made of case study material which is designed to help delegates to consolidate the elements of the PRINCE2® Foundation course, produce the key PRINCE2® management products, discuss PRINCE2® scalability issues and apply the elements of PRINCE2® to a practical scenario as they will be expected to do in the Practitioner exam.

You will learn how to

  • Apply the PRINCE2 method to a given scenario in a way that demonstrates understanding and application of the method

  • Use PRINCE2 processes and themes appropriately in a particular circumstance

  • Critique PRINCE2 documents to demonstrate how they should be written in a project


To be eligible to sit the PRINCE2® Practitioner Examination you must provide proof of having successfully passed one of the following: PRINCE2® 5th Edition (Foundation or Practitioner) or PRINCE2® 6th Edition (Foundation)

Benefits for you as an individual

You will be fully prepared for the PRINCE2® Practitioner exam which is widely-recognised in all industry sectors. Building upon your PRINCE2® Foundation knowledge you will gain a good understanding of how an appropriate application of the PRINCE2® method can help control a project and organisation.

Benefits for your organisation

Attendees should gain a good appreciation of the advantages to using a structured method such as PRINCE2® . They will learn the distinct roles involved in a project management team and the reporting requirements for all of them. They will appreciate how a Business Case underpins a project and how it should be regularly updated and assessed to gauge the continuing viability of the project. They will also understand the importance of tailoring the method according to the needs of the project.


As a process-driven method, PRINCE2® describes an approach to run a project from its inception to its close.
The seven processes describe the work of the project management team that includes the Project Manager, teams and the Project Board


  • Need for project environment organisation structure
  • Roles and responsibilities


  • Defining quality
  • Quality planning
  • Quality control
  • Quality responsibilities


  • Managing by stages
  • Advocated progress controls
  • Use of tolerances

Change Control

  • Endemic nature of change
  • Types of issue
  • PRINCE2 approach to change


  • PRINCE2 approach to risk management
  • Risk identification, assessment, planning and implementation
  • Risk responses
  • Risk monitoring


  • The PRINCE2 planning process
  • Scoping a project: the product-based planning technique

Product Delivery

  • How work packages are agreed, undertaken and delivered
  • Handling serious plan deviations
  • Managing stages
  • Handling issues


  • Minimum requirements of themes and processes
  • Tailoring PRINCE2 to suit your learning environment

Additional Exam Information

The Practitioner exam is a 2.5 hour, open book, multiple choice exam. 42 Marks out of 70 are required to pass (60%)

The PRINCE2 Practitioner certification will expire after 3 years. Please See information on Keeping your Certifcations current.

If you are attending a Face to Face course your exam will be a paper-based exam during your course.

If you are attending a Virtual course you’ll be issued an exam voucher to take the exam at a time of your choosing. Please see PeopleCert’s website for the security requirements for the web based exam driver.

This course is eligible for the PeopleCert Take2 scheme, please discuss at point of booking if this is of interest to you.

Please note - it is compulsory to purchase the exam, although discretionary whether you take it.


You will be required to familiarise yourself with the "Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2® book (6th edition) prior to attending the course. Please note that the 5th edition version of the book is not usable for the 6th edition course.

This is an intensive course which will guide you through the entire methodology. Please note that you will be expected to complete approximately 2 hours of homework each evening during the course.

Pre-course reading and post-course support is on Quanta Learn, our e-learning portal.

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