Course: PRINCE2® Practitioner eLearning Course

Section: Introduction

Lesson 00: Introduction

Welcome to the course!

This first lesson is just an introduction that covers some basic information about the course and the certification program.

Based on AXELOS PRINCE2® material. Reproduced under licence from AXELOS. All rights reserved.
Note: PRINCE2 2017 edition is now called PRINCE2 6th edition.

Good. We’ll start discussing principles in the next lesson. The next lesson is about the principle of Continued Business Justification.

Do you know what principles are about? Maybe you can spend a few minutes looking them up in the official manual before taking the lesson.

The official manual

As mentioned, you need to have a copy of the official PRINCE2 manual, titled “Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2” (ISBN 9780113315338).

You can choose from among these options when you buy the book:

Note: They’ve changed the rules for the use of the PDF/online version of the book in the exam. It’s sometimes allowed and sometimes not, so it’s safer just to buy the printed version.

About your trainer, Frank Turley

Frank is on a mission to help aspiring project managers gain practical experience. He does this through his writings, sample projects, tips, and innovative ways of teaching the PM methodologies.

He’s one of the most influential PRINCE2 trainers in the community, and has helped many learners familiarize themselves with this interesting methodology, and use it to improve their project management systems.

Besides giving training in PRINCE2 and Agile/Scrum, he’s also a co-author of P3.express, which is a lightweight project management framework that is easy to teach, to learn, and to use.

Frank’s LinkedIn profile

About your trainer, Nader K. Rad

Nader K. Rad has about 24 years of experience in construction, process plant, and IT projects. He’s an expert in the history, evolution, and nature of methodologies and their practical consequences, as well as the techniques and practices that accompany them.

He has been an official reviewer of PRINCE2® 6th edition, and PRINCE2 Agile®, and lead author of P3.express, and NUPP. He’s also one of the 12 core team members for developing the 7th edition of the PMBOK® Guide.

Nader is focused on helping project leaders improve their systems and get better results through coaching and training, with a focus on critical thinking and practical knowledge. He has designed many project management courses, prepared multiple eLearning courses, and written more than 40 books.

Nader’s personal website

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