PRINCE2® Practitioner

Professional / Short Course
2 x Days (9.30am-5.00pm)
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Course Overview

The PRINCE2® Practitioner course must be passed to become a registered PRINCE2® Practitioner.

Successful completion of this course indicates that the candidate is able to act as a sufficiently informed member of a project management team that uses the PRINCE2® methodology.

Why study PRINCE2® at Griffith College?

The course follows the standard syllabus issued by the PRINCE2® Examinations Board, which focuses on the PRINCE2® framework and how this might be applied pragmatically to real projects.


  • Understand the need for project management and how PRINCE2® meets that requirement.
  • Understand the PRINCE2® process model and apply the PRINCE2® processes.
  • Design a robust and appropriate project organisation.
  • Apply appropriate controls at different levels and at different points of the project lifecycle.
  • Take the PRINCE2® Practitioner examination paper.

Intake Dates

We run two intakes for this course commencing in Spring and Autumn.

  • September 2023*
  • January 2024*

*subject to sufficient numbers

Please see the timetable section for course dates.

Course Details

Delegates take the PRINCE2® Practitioner or re-registration exam at the end of this course. Exam fee is included in the list price.​


  • Background; objectives
  • Differences between foundation and practitioner
  • Review of current knowledge.

  • Organisational structure
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • The project board
  • The project manager
  • Team management
  • Project assurance
  • Project support.

  • Purpose and importance line
  • Components; types of plan
  • Planning techniques – the focus on products.

  • Stage assessments
  • Establishing project and stage tolerance
  • Checkpoints; highlight reports
  • Handling exception situations
  • Project reporting.

  • Ensuring quality
  • Quality planning
  • The Quality Path.

  • Five features of CM
  • Configuration librarian
  • CM library.

  • Starting up and initiating a project
  • Directing a project
  • Managing stage boundaries
  • Controlling a stage
  • Managing product delivery
  • Closing a project.

  • Tailoring PRINCE2® for different business environments
  • Scaling PRINCE2® for use with projects of different type and/or size
  • Implementing PRINCE2® project documentation and filing.

  • Answering styles
  • Coping with case studies.

Course Contacts

If you have any questions please get in touch with us at [email protected] or 01 415 0429.


PRINCE2® Project Management Practitioner

This course is scheduled to commence in September 2023 at Griffith College Dublin Main Campus. Contact [email protected] for further information.

This course runs over two days, Thursday and Friday from 9.30 am - 5.00 pm, course dates outlined below.

Year 2023


Dates to be Confirmed


How to Apply

Entry Requirements 

All delegates should have passed the PRINCE2® Foundation examination.

How to Apply

Directly to Griffith College Short Courses Department.


Study Mode: Part-Time

Fee: EUR 990.00


Academic Progression

Participants may wish to pursue further studies in Griffith College.

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