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PRINCE2® Foundation seminar and examination

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PRINCE2® Project Management Methodology (PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is the de facto standard of project management in the UK, and its spreading is now global. It can be easily adapted to different types and sizes of works of any kind. Over a million PRINCE2 examinations have been held worldwide so far. The seminar covers the latest version of the PRINCE2 2017 methodology.

Foundation: The objective of this level is to certify that the candidate has the appropriate knowledge and understanding to work effectively as a member of a PRINCE2 project team. The Foundation certification level is a prerequisite for the next level of certification, the Practitioner.

The exam, which takes place at the end of the seminar, consists of 60 multiple-choice questions in 60 minutes. A correct answer is required to at least 55% of the questions, while the candidate can not have any help with him.

Seminar Audience

The seminar is aimed at those who collaborate or participate in projects implemented according to the PRINCE2 methodology and wish to prepare and give the PRINCE2 Foundation exams.

Seminar Benefits

After the end of the seminar you will:

  • Understand the structure, content and benefits of PRINCE2 2017.
  • Know the 7 Principles, 7 Themes, and 7 PRINCE2 Processes.
  • Understand the content of PRINCE2 Management Products, as well as the roles and corresponding responsibilities of PRINCE2.
  • Be familiar with the concepts of PRINCE2 through practical examples and case studies.
  • Have practiced with the appropriate PRINCE2 tests and exercises.
  • Be ready to take and pass the PRINCE2 Foundation exams!

Seminar Responsible

Yiannis Vithynos NTUA, MSc. He has many years of experience in the management of complex telecommunication and IT projects in Greece and the Balkans. He is the founder of Critical Path Consulting & Training, a company dedicated to Project Management.

He is a PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner certified by PMI, APMG, PMP, and Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP), and also has the IPMA-D and MCTS certifications for MS Project. He is a founding member and former member of the Board of Directors of the Greek branch of PMI and was also a member of the organizing committee of the first Project Management conference in Athens in November 2006. He has also been an evaluator for the IPMA Global Project Excellence Award.

Seminar Content

Introduction to PRINCE2

  • What is the PRINCE2 methodology;
  • Format, content and procedure of the examination

Key concepts

  • Project definition and characteristics.
  • Project management. What is it that we manage?
  • Embeding of PRINCE2 in organizations
  • PRINCE2 for programs, agile and small projects
  • Project organization and roles
  • Benefits of PRINCE2.

The 7 principles of PRINCE2

  • Definitions and examples.

The 7 themes of PRINCE2

  • Business Case
  • Organization
  • Quality
  • Plans
  • Risk
  • Change
  • Progress

The 7 processes of PRINCE2

  • Starting Up a project
  • Directing a project
  • Initiating a project
  • Managing a Stage Boundary
  • Controlling a Stage
  • Managing Product Delivery
  • Closing a project


  • Foundation – One hour exam
Seminar Material
The educational material includes the official AXELOS publication "Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 (2017)" and the book "PRINCE2 Made Simple: Updated 2017 Version" by I. Lawson (108 pages). Also, complete notes are given along with exercises and very supportive material for the most effective preparation possible.
Implementation information
  • The above open seminars take place at our facilities in Athens (108 Kifissias Avenue, 115 26 Ampelokipoi - Metro Panormou).
  • There is a discount for more than one participations from the same company at each seminar.
  • There is also a discount for each participation in more than one seminar during the semester.
  • It is possible to organize seminars within your company or organization, according to your needs.
  • Our seminars can be subsidized by the OAED / LAEK program 0.24%.
  • There are special rates for unemployed and students.
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