PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner training course (Dubai)
Push your career in the right direction
Many jobs now expect you to have PRINCE2 Practitioner certification. Get your PRINCE2 Practitioner qualification with this highly recommended 5 day course in Dubai. Dedicated trainers, high pass rates and small class sizes give you the best chance of success.
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The trainer was very experienced
People at Knowledge Train set realistic expectations, have very clear objectives for their courses and work with you to achieve those objectives. You can feel that they are invested in creating a didactic atmosphere that is both relaxing and academically strong. Success in obtaining the certification is just a natural outcome. I would be saying the same even if I had not obtained my PRINCE2 Practitioner certification.
Mounir Ouanaimi, Northwestern University in Qatar
This course at a glance
- Duration: 5 days
- Location: Dubai
- Hours: 9:30am-5pm
- Pre-requisite: none
- Pre-course: 3–4 hours
- Exams: included
- Results: same day
- Pass rates:
Foundation: 99.5%; Practitioner: 83%
- Class size: small
- Accredited: yes
THIS IS A CLASSROM COURSE
Prefer an elearning course?
This 5 day training course includes everything you need to gain the PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner qualifications. These qualifications are widely regarded as essential for managing projects using PRINCE2. The course enables you to gain your Registered PRINCE2 Practitioner status which lasts for 5 years.
Our courses are designed and taught to give you the greatest chance of passing your exams. This is reflected in our PRINCE2 Practitioner exam pass rates of 83% (10% above the average) and our PRINCE2 Foundation pass rate of 99% (2% above the average).
We also like to save you time. Our exclusive online pre-course study materials have pinpointed the most essential aspects of the PRINCE2 syllabus. This is a big advantage for you because you can prepare for the course in just 3-4 hours, instead of the 16+ hours required by many other training providers.
Knowledge Train is based in Dubai and London and is a PRINCE2 Accredited Training Organisation, which means you can be confident that our course conforms to the highest standards of project management training.
Why this qualification?
The PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner qualification is ideal if you are taking on more project work or are moving into a project management role. If you work as part of a project team and are just looking to learn an overview of PRINCE2, then the standalone Foundation course should be more suited to you.
The training is delivered by an approved PRINCE2 trainer. The course is designed to give you a thorough understanding of PRINCE2 and to show you how to apply the method to different project scenarios. By the end of the course you should have learned enough to be able to apply PRINCE2 to simple projects.
Don’t worry if you haven’t any prior knowledge or experience of either PRINCE2 or project management, experience is not necessary for this course.
On this course you will learn about the PRINCE2 approach to projects – its principles, themes, processes, and techniques – and how to apply PRINCE2 to simple projects. You will also be well prepared to pass both the Foundation and Practitioner exams during the course.
Who is this for?
Our delegates come from a range of different backgrounds with varied motives behind taking up a PRINCE2 course. Industries have included finance, healthcare, 3rd sector, IT/software, media, entertainment, engineering, and local and central government; from organizations ranging from 1 to over 100,000 employees.
If your career goals differ from the ones listed please feel free to discuss your goals with our specialist advisors on +971 (0)4-253-5062. They can advise you on choosing a course which best suits your career.
I currently work on projects and want to learn new skills to bring back to work
This is the most common goal among our PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner students. Some of you may not call yourselves project managers in a formal sense, but if you are taking on more project-based work or moving into a project manager role then this course is suitable for you. Not only will you become PRINCE2 certified, but you will also learn a methodical approach which you can bring back and apply on your projects.
I am unemployed and want the qualification to put on my CV
Even if you are an experienced project manager and perhaps have been made redundant or are in between contracts, this course is suitable for you. Some previous students have told us that they were rejected from jobs because they didn’t have the PRINCE2 qualification on their CV. If you are unemployed or in between contracts you will appreciate the wide recognition which PRINCE2 has obtained, and your new PRINCE2 certification can act as a stepping stone to help you back into employment.
I want to change career and work in project management
One of the great things about attending a PRINCE2 course is that you don’t need any experience before attending. We have trained beginners who are from unrelated backgrounds such as consultancy, military, merchandising and even nursing; all of which may or may not have included elements of project work. If you are motivated towards a successful career transition you can be confident that PRINCE2 is one of the hottest certifications around.
I want to organize PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner training for my colleagues
If your organization wants to train its staff in the world’s most popular project management methodology, then we can help. We’ve been delivering in-house PRINCE2 training for over 10 years. Our knowledgeable and dedicated trainers can help your staff get quickly up to speed with PRINCE2 and help them gain professional PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner certification as well.
To help us better understand your PRINCE2 training requirements, call one of our expert advisors now on +971 (0)4-253-5062 or complete this form.
Course and exam structure
The course lasts for 5 days. There is some pre-course reading of approximately 3-4 hours. Homework of between 1-2 hours per night will be set.
On day 3 of the course, you will take the Foundation exam. This is a 1 hour multiple choice closed book exam containing 75 questions and must score a minimum of 35 correct answers to pass. Our current pass rate is 99.5%.
On day 5 you will sit the Practitioner exam. This is a 2.5 hour multiple choice open book exam containing 80 questions and you must score a minimum of 44 correct answers to pass. Our current pass rate is 83%, 10% higher than the average.
What’s included in the price?
- Exclusive online pre-course preparation
- Training and exam preparation from an approved PRINCE2 Trainer
- PRINCE2 Foundation exam
- PRINCE2 Practitioner exam
- PRINCE2 Practitioner certificate (on passing the exams)
- Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 - the official manual
- Detailed course notes
- Full colour PRINCE2 process model wall charts
- Sample exams
- Guide to passing the exams
Average rating of 4.5 based on 295 user reviews.
Kept the group energy up
Kobus engaged with and kept the group energy up whilst delivering very complex subject matter.
Jason Mulcock, Bayer
13 May 2016
Given me greater knowledge
Well planned out and thorough. The expertise provided is very good. It has given me greater knowledge on how to approach the project management of all sized projects.
Joel Rech, Tsunami Axis
13 May 2016
Nice environment, great tutor
A bit tougher than expected to grasp some of the concepts, but Kobus is a great navigator. I definitely felt that I learned loads more each day that I was on the course. Nice environment, great tutor.
Ben Marnan, Intent HQ
13 May 2016
Big thumbs up
Kobus was great. Very focused. Managed to distill a lot of info into manageable chunks. Big thumbs up with regards to the schedule and length of the course. Short and doesn't need to be longer! Pre-course reading was very helpful for context and reference.
Hermione Pooley, Royal Bank of Scotland
13 May 2016
Great introduction to project management
The course is fast paced and a great introduction to project management. You need to be ready to absorb and retain a lot of information quickly. It is brought to life by the trainer's 'real-life' examples.
Rebecca Foxen, Impact International
09 May 2016
Good use of examples
The course is light-hearted and engaging with good use of examples. It is hard work and intense, but very helpful. You will find things fall into place and the teacher gives you confidence. You feel as prepared as you can be.
Tim Knaggs, Gala Coral Interactive
09 May 2016
Very well delivered
Very good. Course was very well delivered and I would recommend it to my colleagues.
29 Apr 2016
Quite simply, very good. Kobus is a very accomplished trainer.
John Gammer, Clearing Maze Ltd
29 Apr 2016
Kobus is a gem
Very well run and easy to understand. I feel Kobus is a gem and an asset to Knowledge Train. Everything was taught well and simplified for all to understand. Thanks Kobus!
29 Apr 2016
Knowledge Train owner and founder Simon is responsible for course design and is noted for his calm and confidence building training style.
Simon has worked on projects all his career in the UK, Asia and New Zealand. He has worked as a software engineer, project manager, consultant and technical director and has a wealth of real world experience.
This includes working as a project manager for the BBC, HSBC and IBM. With a passionate desire for continuous improvement, he demands all his staff provide the utmost customer satisfaction.
"Since 2005 we have successfully run over 500 PRINCE2 courses in the UK and worldwide."
What our students say
"Very rarely do we find dedicated and genuinely interested trainers like Simon."
- Gautam Agrawal, Senior Consultant, Infosys Technologies Limited
"A great course that is very good value for money. The excellent teaching and location provided a comfortable and relaxed environment within which to learn and share ideas with other people involved in project management."
- Brian Makepeace, Project Manager - UEL
"You can feel that they are invested in creating a didactic atmosphere that is both relaxing and academically strong. Success in obtaining the certification is just a natural outcome. I would be saying the same even if I had not obtained my PRINCE2 Practitioner certification."
- Mounir Ouanaimi - Northwestern University in Qatar
"Although there is a lot to digest during the course, the teacher was outstanding at effectively informing us of the main subject points. He was also good at explaining new terms and concepts referring to everyday situations. I will definitely be recommending this school to my friends and colleagues."
- Kie Yoshida, Mobell Communications Ltd
"The whole package was professional from start to the finish, and the tutor was most helpful in every way. To get the best out of this course, you MUST complete the pre-class lessons prior to the classroom course and take the sample questions on Knowledge Train's e-learning platform."
- Yemmi Agbebi, MBA
"I thought the course was very well run, despite the fact that the course is packed of information. I had plenty of time to learn and revise as instructed by the tutor. The tutor is very knowledgeable and engaging. Thank you!"
- Tanya Last, Methods