PRINCE2 Foundation

The PRINCE2 Foundation qualification is the first of two PRINCE2 qualifications required to become a Registered PRINCE2 Practitioner.

PRINCE2 Foundation Syllabus

The PRINCE2 Foundation examination is aiming to measure whether a candidate would be able to act as an informed member of a project management team using the PRINCE2 methodology within a project environment supporting PRINCE2.

To this end they need to show they understand the principles and terminology of the method, specifically, candidates must be able to:

  • Describe the purpose and major content of all roles, the seven principles, the seven themes and the seven processes
  • State which management products are input to, and output from the seven processes
  • State the main purpose, and key contents, of the major management products
  • State the relationships between processes, deliverables, roles and the management dimensions of a project.

Who Should Attend?

  • New and experienced project staff
  • Consultants/contract staff operating in a PRINCE2 environment
  • Project Managers
  • Programme Managers
  • Team Managers and support staff
  • Staff who will have a defined role within a project team operating in a PRINCE2 environment.

Prerequisites

Delegates should have some understanding of Project Management but there is no formal pre-requisite for the Foundation qualification.

Examination Format

  • 60 minute exam duration
  • 60 questions
  • Closed book
  • 36/60 required to pass = 60% pass mark

You can read more about the Foundation examination here.

What Next?

You can complete PRINCE2 Foundation to learn the basics, terminology and a comprehensive introduction to PRINCE2 via our

Should you wish to undertake both the PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner you can choose from one of three pathways: