PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner Training Courses in Manchester
Just a short walk from the famous Manchester United Football Ground at Old Trafford, our centrally located and stunning PRINCE2® Manchester training venue is only 1.5 miles from Manchester City Centre and is the epitome of accessibility. Only 100 yards from the Trafford Bar Metro Station, this venue also boasts (unusually) free onsite parking facilities for those that wish to drive to the venue. It is the perfect and accessible location for your PRINCE2® training course.
About PRINCE2® Training Manchester
PRINCE2® is an acronym of Projects In Controlled Environments and SPOCE Project Management are very proud to advise that we were the very first company to train PRINCE2® over 20 years ago. We are recognised as one of the highest quality PRINCE2® training providers in the industry and are the founder member of ASPECT (The Association for Promotion of Excellence in Training and Consultancy). PRINCE2® is the world’s most popular Project Management approach and with SPOCE PRINCE2® training in Manchester, you will learn the basics and application of the world’s most popular approach to project management.
SPOCE provide PRINCE2® training in Manchester on an almost weekly basis and are happy to schedule additional courses if there is a requirement. PRINCE2® Training Manchester can be taken with or without exams and is ideal if you prefer to study with the support of the traditional classroom environment. Our expert team of PeopleCert approved trainers with an average of 15 years’ experience in teaching the method, will deliver the full PRINCE2® course (Foundation & Practitioner) over 5 days. Other course approaches include eLearning, ONLIVE Virtual Classroom, and bespoke on-site client events (if there are more than 4 delegates that you wish to train).
PRINCE2 Manchester Training Approach
PRINCE2® Foundation Manchester
PRINCE2® Foundation level training with SPOCE in our Manchester location is the entry level qualification that provides delegates with a general understanding of the PRINCE2® terminology, the themes, processes and principles underpinning this globally recognised approach. It is the main prerequisite to PRINCE2® Practitioner and it suitable for anyone that works within or needs a general understanding of how PRINCE2® projects are run. PRINCE2® Foundation Manchester training courses are taken over a 3 day period from Monday to Wednesday with your PRINCE2® Foundation exam on a Wednesday.
PRINCE2® Practitioner Manchester
PRINCE2® Practitioner Manchester is a 2-day training course that follows directly after the Foundation training. It delves into the application of the approach in much more detail, teaching delegates how to apply it within their own organisation.
We are very proud to advise that SPOCE ran the very first PRINCE2® project management training course in January 1997 and it continues to be a leading PRINCE2® training organisation to this day. Since this time, more than 1 million PRINCE2® certification exams have been taken. PRINCE2® training Manchester with SPOCE is a mixture of input and practical sessions, delivered by a PeopleCert approved trainer with practical experience of project management and the PRINCE2® methodology. SPOCE'S flexible approach to the management of the PRINCE2® courses means that delegates can choose to either continue from the PRINCE2® course for a further two days to complete PRINCE2® Practitioner certification or sit Foundation level only.
Preparing for your PRINCE2® course
SPOCE PRINCE2® Manchester training begins with excellent pre-course preparation materials that will ensure so you have a basic understanding of the approach and how the course is run by the time you start. We recommend that you take between 5-10 hours to complete this. The course comes with highly acclaimed online event preparation, course books and official PRINCE2® manual so you have all the support tools you need to apply an understanding of PRINCE2® during your stay at our Manchester venue.
The benefits of PRINCE2®
PRINCE2® is the world’s most popular project management method. Its structured framework provides individuals and organisations with the confidence that their projects are being managed within a controlled environment. The method is highly scalable and suited for application within any industry including but not exclusive to, public and private sector, health, change, construction, IT, mergers and acquisitions, research and product development. Among just some of its benefits:
- - Ensures project management is focused on the continuing viability of the project in relation to its Business Case
- - Involves senior management in the project at the right time and in the right place.
- - Focuses on products which provides clarity for all parties involved on what the project must deliver.
- - Facilitates controls at all levels.
- - Makes the project's progress more visible to management.
- - Provides a communication medium for all project staff.
- - Ensures that work progresses in the correct sequence.
- - Allows the project to be stopped and, if required, re-started completely under management control, at any time.
- - Has a well-established 'User Group' dedicated to the support, promotion and strengthening of the method.
What to expect from PRINCE2® Manchester with SPOCE
- - Accredited trainers with an average of 15 years’ experience teaching the PRINCE2® method.
- - A free resit guarantee (please read our Ts and Cs here).
- - A maximum of no more than 15 delegates per room.
- - Light and airy offices with ample desk space.
- - Pre-course study materials so that you are you are ready to go from day 1.
About our PRINCE2 Manchester venue
The Trafford Hall hotel is centrally located near the hub of Manchester City Centre only 100 yards from the nearest metro station and is a great starting point if you feel you would like to explore parts of this famous city. Historically, Manchester is renowned for its warehouses, cotton mills, railway viaducts, and canal network. It is also full of iconic architecture, from the Beetham Tower and the Town Hall to the Lowry in Salford Quays and the Imperial War Museum. The hotel itself is conveniently located, has accommodation options and free onsite parking and is just a short walk from the famous Manchester United Stadium.
The Trafford Hall Hotel is situated a mere one and a half miles from Manchester city Centre to which Trafford Bar metro station (100 yards away) offers regular, speedy access. Trafford Hall Hotel is conveniently located close to the main A5 6 just five minutes from junction 7 of the M60.