PRINCE2® Foundation Certificate in Project Management



PRINCE2® (PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a widely used project management method that navigates you through all the essentials for running a successful project. PRINCE2® is a flexible method and is aimed at all types of projects.

PRINCE2® is part of the Certified Integrator program and is one of the prerequisites to attain the title

Target group

Aimed at project managers and aspiring project managers. Also relevant to other key staff involved in the design, development and delivery of projects including: Project Board members, Team Managers, Project Assurance, Project Support and operational line managers/staff.

In particular, the certification is suitable for professionals working in the areas of Project Management, Software development, IT Service Management and Business Management.


PRINCE2® Foundation is part of the Best Management Practice portfolio and a prerequisite for the PRINCE2® Practitioner.

e-Competence Framework (e-CF)

The mapping of this certificate against the e-Competence Framework.

e-CF Areae-Competencee-1e-2e-3e-4e-5
PLANA.4. Product/Service Planning    
MANAGE E.2. Project and Portfolio Management    
E.3. Risk Management    
E.6. ICT Quality Management    

Legend for coverage:

 General - The competence is covered at the level indicated
 Partial - The competence is covered to some extent
 Superficial - Relevant knowledge is covered to some extent
 The competence level is available in the framework
 The competence level is not available in the framework



Exam content

  1. The characteristics and context of a project and the benefits of adopting PRINCE2®
  2. The purpose of the PRINCE2® roles, management products and themes
  3. The PRINCE2® principles
  4. The purpose, objectives and context of the PRINCE2® processes.

Exam Details

  1. Exam duration: 60 minutes
  2. Number of questions (exam in English):75 (of which 5 questions are not scored, trial questions)
  3. Pass mark: 50% (35 out of 70)
  4. Open book: No
  5. Electronic devices permitted: No