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PRINCE2® Passport
On-Demand Training for PRINCE2
Foundation and Practitioner

PRINCE2 Passport Foundation

Course No.:
21 Hours
2.1 CEUs /21 PDUs
PRINCE2 Passport Practitioner
Course No.:
35 Hours
3.5 CEUs /35 PDUs
PRINCE2 Passport Plus
Course No.:
Duration: PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner levels + one-day classroom event and Accredited Trainer support
Credits: 35 PDUs
Exam Format:

The PRINCE2 Foundation exam is 60 minutes and consists of 75 multiple choice questions. A passing grade is 35 out of 70 or 50%.
The PRINCE2 Practitioner exam is two-and-a-half hours and consists of 8 objective testing questions. A passing grade is 44 out of 80 or 55%.


About the Program
PRINCE2 Passport is accredited by the APM Group to support self-study distance learning for PRINCE2 and the related Foundation and Practitioner exams. IIL's self-study aims to provide you with a straightforward route to becoming a fully certified Registered Practitioner on your own time and at your own pace. IIL offers options for Foundation and Practitioner levels with the added option of an additional classroom-based revision day.

Note: PRINCE2 Passport Foundation includes the Foundation exam fee. PRINCE2 Passport Practitioner and PRINCE2 Passport PLUS include the Foundation and Practitioner exam fees and the Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 manual. As Passport courses are individual on-demand products, the exam is scheduled by the delegate and taken subsequent to the course. For questions regarding exam scheduling, please contact your IIL sales representative.


  • Fundamental knowledge of project, program and portfolio management
  • Completion of PRINCE2 Foundation course and Foundation exam with a pass rate of 50% or higher (for Practitioners)

Course Level
Intermediate/ Advanced

Who Should Attend
This accredited course is suitable for any organization or individual requiring a controlled and completely scalable approach to managing projects. It is particularly suited to individuals newly appointed to project roles or those wishing to gain formal qualifications after previous project management experience. The course would be of benefit to those with project support office or project assurance roles, project board members who wish to be hands-on, and team members aspiring to a more senior role.

What are the benefits?

  • Provides flexibility for those wishing to study at a time, pace and place convenient to them
  • A flexible choice of different self-study options, including a blended-learning package combining self-study with a classroom based revision day
  • A cost-effective solution for both individuals and organisations
  • People using PRINCE2 Passport achieve a higher score in the Foundation exam
  • PRINCE2 Passport is achieving higher pass rates in the Practitioner exam compared to classroom training
  • Online learning gives you the freedom to access from any location

What You Will Learn
You’ll learn how to:

  • Identify the purpose and major content of all roles, components, processes and themes as described in the manual
  • Identify the source or derivation of process groups, from their purpose and/or key content
  • Indicate the relationships between processes and themes of a project
  • Apply PRINCE2 in an actual project environment, simulated via a case study provided as part of the exam

Course Overview

Getting Started
What is a Project? Projects vs. Programmes. What is Project Management? Why PRINCE2? Reasons Why Projects Fail; Addressing Project Failure.
Introduction to PRINCE2
PRINCE2 Structure; The 7 Principles, Themes and Processes; Processes and Themes Integration; Process Model; Tailoring PRINCE2.

Processes—SU and IP

  • Starting up a Project (SU) – Activities and Management Products including the Daily Log, Lessons Log, Project Brief, Project Product Description and Outline Business Case.
  • Initiating a Project (IP) – Activities and Management Products including the Management Strategies, Business Case, Product Descriptions, Risk, Issue and Quality Registers and the PID.

Processes—CS and MP

  • Controlling a Stage (CS) – Activities and Management Products including the Issue Report, Checkpoint Report, Plans, Product Descriptions, Configuration Item Record, Product Status Account, Lessons Log, Highlight Report and Work Packages.
  • Managing Product Delivery (MP) – Activities and Management Products including the Work Package, Checkpoint Reports, Quality Register and Team Plan.

Processes—DP, SB and CP

  • The objectives and context of the Directing a Project (DP) process – How the DP process supports the seven PRINCE2 principles; The responsibilities within the activities of the DP process; The activities within the DP process including End Stage Assessments and Exception Assessments.
  • Managing a Stage Boundary (SB) – Activities and Management Products including Stage Plan, End Stage Report, Exception Plan, Product Status Account, Lessons Report.
  • Closing a Project (CP) – Activities and Management Products including End Project Report, Lessons Report, Benefits Review Plan.

Organization Theme
Organization Structure, Roles and Responsibilities for Project Board, Project Assurance, Change Authority, Project
Manager, Team Manager, Project Support.

Business Case Theme
Outputs, Outcomes and Benefits; Types of Business Cases; Benefits Review Plan; Links with the processes; Tailoring.

Risk Theme
Risk Management Strategy; Risk Register, Appetite and Tolerances; Risk Responses; Risk Management; Risk Budget; Links with the processes; Tailoring.

Plans Theme
Project, Stage and Team Plans; Product-Based Planning; Estimating; Scheduling; Links with the processes; Tailoring.

Quality Theme
Customer Quality Expectations and Acceptance Criteria, Quality Management Strategy; Quality Audit Trail; Project
Assurance vs. Quality Assurance; Quality Control, Links with the processes; Tailoring.

Change Theme
Issue and Change Control Procedure; Types of Issues; Change Budget; Change Authority; Configuration Management
Strategy; Tailoring.

Progress Theme
Tolerances and Delegating Authority; Management Stages; Project Controls; Event-based and Time-based controls; Reviewing and Reporting Progress, Escalating Issues and Exceptions; Tailoring. 

Examination Approaches
Hints and tips on exam approach; Style of questions; Full Foundation and Practitioner exam simulation with references to the PRINCE2 Manual and interactive adaptive reasoning feedback.

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