BCS Certificate in Project Management for PRINCE2® Practitioners — A 5-Day Course

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Retired Course; no longer available


This course is accredited, and follows the syllabus published by BCS. It is designed to prepare existing and future IS Project Managers to take the examinations leading to the BCS Certificate in Project Management for Information Systems, an internationally recognised and well respected qualification.

This shortened course is specifically designed for delegates who already hold the PRINCE2™ Foundation and Practitioner Certificates. The course is both intensive and practical, and provides comprehensive coverage of the skills needed to be an effective Project Manager.

The course is a mix of principles and practical sessions. A case study is used throughout the course to illustrate and practice the concepts and techniques.

Please be aware, this course also provides 35 Hours of Contact Education/Professional Development Units towards PMI PMP certification/re-certification.

Course Objectives

After completing this course the student will be able to:

Intended Audience

This course is intended for Project Managers and those working in an IS project environment who have already gained the PRINCE2 Practitioner certificate and wish to expand their knowledge and skills to the standard required by the BCS syllabus.


To be eligible to attend this course leading to the BCS examination, delegates must:


This course helps to prepare delegates for the BCS Certificate in Project Management for Information Systems examinations. These are taken by booking and attending a separate Revision and Examination Day. The Examination Day costs £380 + VAT and is usually attended 2-3 weeks after attending the 5-day course.

The examinations consist of a 3-hour written closed-book exam and a 45 minute oral examination. The final oral examination is taken at the BCS after passing the written paper.

Photo ID must be brought to the examination (Driving License, Passport and named work ID badges are all acceptable). This a BCS requirement and delegates will be turned away from the examination if Photo ID is not produced.


This course has been retired and is no longer available.

Outline Course Contents

Project Management Overview

PRINCE2 Overview

Organisation Structures

Feasibility Studies

Project Strategies

Roles and Responsibilities


Project Planning Overview


Risk Management Overview

Monitoring and Control

Change Control Review

Project Start Up and Initiation

Managing Project Documentation

People Management

Selection and Induction of Project Team Members

Team Management

Career Development

Communication Skills

Motivation, Productivity & Performance


* PRINCE2® is a Registered Trade Mark of the Cabinet Office.