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PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Training in Chicago, IL, United States

Learn global best practices in project management, get PRINCE2 ® certified

  • 16 hours of instructor-led training
  • 15 hours of self-paced online learning with lifetime access
  • Blend of online self-learning and instructor-led sessions for your maximum learning benefit
  • Interactive sessions by Certified Experts; Axelos approved courseware
  • Course fee inclusive of PRINCE2® Foundation Exam fee

Learning Options

Online Self Learning (OSL)

  • Self- Paced Learning with Lifetime Access
  • Learn at your own pace with 15 hours of live sessions
  • 11 hours of assessments for in-depth learning
  • 2 mock tests to test your learning and knowledge
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Blended Learning (OSL + Live Interactive Online Training)

  • Experience 16 hours of live sessions
  • 15 hours of Online Self Learning
  • 11 hours of assessments for in-depth learning
  • 2 mock tests to test your learning and knowledge
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One to One Training

  • Get a dedicated trainer
  • High quality interaction sessions
  • Get your questions answered for deeper understanding
  • Get personalized instructor support

Overview

Our PRINCE2® Foundation certification is aimed at training individuals to clear the PRINCE2® Foundation exam. With a blended learning experience, learn the de facto standard of project management and establish consistency among your projects. Our 15 hours of online self-learning and /or 16 hours of instructor-led sessions are designed to help you understand the theoretical and practical aspects of PRINCE2®.

Benefits

Aligned to the 2017 PRINCE2® updates, our courseware progresses in modules. The initial modules cover PRINCE2® introduction, overview, and the four integrated components of PRINCE®2 i.e. the principles, themes, processes, and project environment. As you progress, in-depth concepts about each component, how they relate to one another, and how you can implement them in a project are covered. Learn how to deliver your project in a coordinated, consistent, and transparent manner in the final modules.

Concluding with a focus on the exam, get access to 11 hours of assessments, 2 mock tests, and various other simulated learning experiences.

  • Get a dedicated trainer for all your questions and concerns
  • High-quality interaction sessions that will help you breakdown projects into manageable chunks
  • Increase your earning potential with the PRINCE2® Foundation credential
  • Learn how to have controlled start and closure of a project by applying PRINCE2® principles
  • Get personalized instructor support for your teams to master the concepts of PRINCE2®
  • Better assessment guidance to ensure the overall improvement of team output
  • Establish effective communication between management and stakeholders
  • Maintain regular reviews and monitor the progress of Project Plan and Business Case
  • Simulated learning modules replicating real-life projects, focusing on team-collaboration

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What you will learn

  • Competence in the fundamental aspects of the PRINCE2® project management method.

  • Demonstrate, understand, and recall various components of the PRINCE2® methodology.

  • How to monitor a project within the boundaries of the project plan.

  • Understand the purpose of the seven PRINCE2 themes.

  • Describe each step of the PRINCE2 journey, listing the activities required to guide a project throughout its lifecycle.

  • Identify the recommended PRINCE2 management products which include baselines, records, and reports.

  • Learn how to improve your participation in a project, managed in line with the PRINCE2® project management method.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites are necessary, although candidates would benefit from some experience of working in projects before taking the PRINCE2® Foundation video-based course.

Who should take

  • Project Board members (e.g. Senior Responsible Owners)
  • Team Managers (e.g. Product Delivery Managers)
  • Project Assurance (e.g. Business Change Analysts)
  • Project Support (e.g. Project and Programme Office personnel)
  • Operational line managers or staff

Knowledgehut Experience

LIVE & INTERACTIVE

Ask questions, get clarifications, and engage in discussions with instructors and other participants.

BLENDED LEARNING MODES

Classroom tutoring as well as online learning modes to help you learn anytime, anywhere.

REASON BASED LEARNING

Don’t gain just theoretical or practical knowledge. Understand the WHAT, WHY, and HOW of a subject. Simplify the subject matter and get in-depth comprehension.

PREP FOR PRINCE2® FOUNDATION EXAM

Along with a quick grasp on the PRINCE2® fundamentals, get geared to ace your Foundation exam with mock tests, live assessments, and more.

LEARN THROUGH CONSISTENT PRACTICE

Job-oriented assignments at the end of each module, to make you well-versed in PRINCE2® methods.

Curriculum

Learning Objectives
Get an introduction to the PRINCE2 framework, recognize the different levels of the PRINCE2® certification and list the benefits of the PRINCE2 Certification course.

Topics
  • Introduction to Project Concepts
  • PRINCE2 certification
  • Benefits of this course

Learning Objectives

Explain the PRINCE2 methodology, outline the structure of PRINCE2 and learn about the Seven principles of PRINCE2, four integrated elements of PRINCE2, and other things not included in the scope of PRINCE2.

Topics

  • What is a PRINCE2® project?
  • The structure of PRINCE2®
  • Key Concepts of PRINCE2®

Learning Objectives

Define the principles and explain their characteristics. Explain the key concepts of the 7 PRINCIPLES as guidelines for the PRINCE2 method.

Topics

  • Why PRINCE2® is based on principles?
  • The flexibility of a principle-based approach
  • The 7 PRINCE2® principles

Learning Objectives

Learn the concepts of tailoring PRINCE2 and adopting it in an organization.

Topics

  • Concepts of tailoring PRINCE2®
  • Tailoring and embedding PRINCE2 in an organisation

Learning Objectives

Define the processes and outline the PRINCE2 journey from start to end. Learn about the seven PRINCE2 processes, and how to tailor them.

Topics

  • PRINCE2® as process-based method
  • The PRINCE2® journey
  • The 7 PRINCE2® processes
  • Tailoring the processes

Learning Objectives

State the purpose and objective of the ‘starting up a project’, identify the activities in the ‘starting up a project’ process, and describe the outline of the business case and the project brief.

Topics

  • Overview of Starting up a project
  • Activities of Starting up a project
  • Tailoring products in starting up a project
  • Tailoring roles in starting up a project

Learning Objectives

State the purpose of 'directing a project' process, explain the activities in the 'directing a project' process and identify who is responsible for 'directing a project'.

Topics

  • Overview of Directing a project
  • Activities of Directing a project
  • Tailoring the roles in directing a project

Learning Objectives

State the purpose of ‘initiating a project’ process. Learn about different actions performed while initiating a project and general considerations to tailoring baseline management products in 'Initiating a Project' process.

Topics

  • Overview of Initiating a project
  • Activities of Initiating a project
  • Tailoring the roles in initiating a project

Learning Objectives

Understand the purpose and objective of having ‘controlling a stage’ process for a project, identify the different activities involved and learn guidelines for tailoring products and roles.

Topics

  • Overview of Controlling a stage
  • Activities of Controlling a stage
  • Tailoring the roles in Controlling a stage

Learning Objectives

State the purpose of 'managing product delivery' process, identify the activities involved and list the guidelines for tailoring products and roles in this process.

Topics

  • Overview of Managing product delivery
  • Activities of Managing product delivery
  • Tailoring the roles in Managing product delivery

Learning Objectives

Explain the need for ‘managing a stage boundary’ process, identify the activities involved and review the guidelines for tailoring products and roles in this process.

Topics

  • Overview of Managing a stage boundary
  • Activities of Managing a stage boundary
  • Tailoring the roles in Managing a stage boundary

Learning Objectives

Explain the need for ‘Closing a Project’ process, identify the different activities involved, and review guidelines for tailoring products and roles during this process.

Topics

  • Overview of Closing a project
  • Activities of Closing a project
  • Tailoring the roles in Closing a project

Learning Objectives

Define PRINCE2® Themes, list and explain the themes, and learn to apply them in a PRINCE2 project.

Topics

  • Introduction to PRINCE2® themes
  • The 7 PRINCE2® themes
  • Tailoring the themes

Learning Objectives

Explain the need for the business case theme for a PRINCE2 project. Explain Output, Outcomes, and Benefits. Learn and explain how to create and maintain business justification. List the different roles and explain their responsibilities in the business case theme. Discuss the development path of the business case and developing, verifying and maintaining business justification.

Topics

  • Introduction to Business Case theme
  • The relationship between outputs, outcomes, benefits, and dis-benefits
  • Concepts related to business justification
  • Business Case responsibilities
  • PRINCE2® requirements for the Business Case theme

Learning Objectives

Explain the need for organization theme, and discuss the importance of stakeholders. Explain the four layers of management. Discuss the PRINCE2 requirements for the organization theme, and list and explain the roles and responsibilities in the organization theme.

Topics

  • Introduction to Organisation theme
  • Project Stakeholders
  • The 4 levels of project management
  • The communication management approach
  • Organisation responsibilities

Learning Objectives

Explain the purpose of quality theme and define the key terms and requirements of the PRINCE2 quality theme. Explain the difference between Quality Assurance and Project Assurance. Learn how to set up an effective quality management theme and outline the recommended quality review techniques.

Topics

  • Introduction to Quality theme
  • Customer Quality Expectations and Acceptance criteria
  • The difference between Quality Assurance and Project Assurance
  • Quality planning and control
  • Quality responsibilities
  • Recommended quality review technique

Learning Objectives

Explain the purpose of plans theme and define the key terms. Discuss PRINCE2’s requirements for the plans theme. Learn how to set up effective planning using techniques such as prioritization, estimation, and scheduling.

Topics

  • Introduction to Plans theme
  • Types of Plan
  • The relationship between the PRINCE2® plans
  • Planning responsibilities
  • PRINCE2® requirements for the plans theme

Learning Objectives

Explain the purpose of risk theme and define the key terms and the roles and responsibilities in the risk theme. Learn how to set up effective risk management with the right procedures.

Topics

  • Introduction to Risk theme
  • Types of Risk
  • Risk responsibilities in PRINCE2®
  • PRINCE2® requirements for the risk theme
  • Recommended risk management procedure

Learning Objectives

Explain the purpose of change theme, list the types of issues, and explain the approach to handle them. Learn how to make change control appropriate for different environments. Understand the basics of setting up effective change control. Discuss the recommended issue and change control procedures.

Topics

  • Introduction to Change theme
  • Types of issue
  • Change control responsibilities in PRINCE2®
  • PRINCE2® requirements for the change theme
  • Recommended issue and change control procedure

Learning Objectives

Learn the fundamentals of progress theme and list the types of control. Discuss the roles and responsibilities involved in Progress theme and learn PRINCE2’s approach to Progress and effective Progress Management.

Topics

  • Introduction to Progress theme
  • Types of control
  • Progress responsibilities in PRINCE2®
  • PRINCE2® requirements for the progress theme
  • Recommended issue and change control procedure

FAQs

The Course

The PRINCE2®Foundation Certification will teach you the project management skills that are widely accepted in the UK and around the world. Gaining this certification will help you plan, initiate and control projects with a high rate of success by learning to effectively collaborate with stakeholders and team members  and executing the project by dividing it into manageable chunks. The PRINCE2® methodology is unique and working knowledge of its 7 Principles, Processes and Themes as prescribed in the PRINCE2® guidelines will help to control use of resources and manage business and project risk effectively.

  • Project management skills
  • Preparation for PRINCE2® FOUNDATION exam

You will learn project management skills that are widely accepted in the UK and around the world on completion of the course and gaining the certification.

There are no prerequisites for attending this course.

Note that in order to appear for the PRINCE2® Practitioner examination, candidates must be PRINCE2® Foundation Credential holders.

Your instructors are PRINCE2® experts who have years of industry experience.

Finance Related

Any registration cancelled within 48 hours of the initial registration will be refunded in FULL (please note that all cancellations will incur a 5% deduction in the refunded amount due to transactional costs applicable while refunding) Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of written request for refund. Kindly go through our Refund Policy for more details: https://www.knowledgehut.com/refund

KnowledgeHut offers a 100% money back guarantee if the candidate withdraws from the course right after the first session. To learn more about the 100% refund policy, visit our Refund Policy.

The Remote Experience

In an online classroom, students can log in at the scheduled time to a live learning environment which is led by an instructor. You can interact, communicate, view and discuss presentations, and engage with learning resources while working in groups, all in an online setting. Our instructors use an extensive set of collaboration tools and techniques which improves your online training experience.

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PRINCE2® Foundation Certification Course in Chicago, IL

 

Chicago, situated on the banks of Lake Michigan, is also known as the 'Windy City'. Chicago is an economic powerhouse, with its skyline being dominated by the skyscrapers of a number of Fortune 500 companies. Chicago exhibits the most balanced economy when compared to all the other cities in the country. Chicago boasts of the highest minimum wage in the country and is often chosen to host global trade conventions.

Chicago has traditionally been a corporate giant housing the head-offices of several well-known multinational corporations. The city is ripe with plenty of employment opportunities for professionals looking to make their mark in the business management domain. Importantly, Chicago has recorded the maximum number of start-ups and new business ventures in the United States that have resulted in a massive immigration of professionals seeking employment from all over the world.

To stay competitive in the wide open employment market, professionals must constantly upgrade their knowledge and be aware of the latest innovations in technology. To aid with the updating process, KnowledgeHut offers various online learning opportunities including the PRINCE2 Foundation course in Chicago, which is highly sought-after by candidates looking to make their mark in business management.

PRINCE2 is an effective project management system that was initially conceived in the UK but popularly used all over the world. It is convenient for beginners and middle-level professionals who are looking make their career in management as Chicago has an always expanding employment market that has excellent opportunities for talented candidates.

A New Alternative

Chicago has established itself as a centre for economic growth and attracts a large migrant crowd, making it one of the most populous cities in the US. KnowledgeHut introduced the PRINCE2 course with the aim of helping beginners, project managers and executives be a part of the corporate landscape in Chicago by gaining expertise in the PRINCE2 system. The popularity of PRINCE2 is on the rise and is fast becoming compulsory for professionals seeking a career in business management. PRINCE2 is an effective project management system that effectively compartmentalizes the workflow into smaller sections and eases troubleshooting issues within a project. Therefore, professionals with substantial training in PRINCE2 are invaluable to the company they work for and the PRINCE2 Foundation training in Chicago is a must if you are looking to enter the domain of business management.

Keeping Ahead of the Curve

PRINCE2 is a useful system for both beginners and middle-level management professionals looking to further their career, and a certification in PRINCE2from KnowledgeHut will ensure that you always stay a step ahead of the rest of the field. The KnowledgeHut module in the PRINCE2 Foundation certification online comes with an excellent faculty and provides the students with 24/7 access to tutorials online.

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The cost of the PRINCE2 Foundation certification in Chicago is available at a very affordable price. The world-class training provided will ensure that professionals are able to pass their exam with relative ease. The training provided by KnowledgeHut will definitely move you up the corporate ladder rapidly.