PRINCE2® 7 Practitioner

The training deepens the PRINCE2® method and expands the understanding of the integrated treatment of principles, practices and processes. Applying PRINCE2® on the basis of a scenario provides intensive preparation for the certification exam.

Main Topics

  • Introduction with course objectives, course structure, exam overview
  • Review of PRINCE2® key terms
  • PRINCE2® principles
  • People in projects with the approaches to change management, team leadership and communication
  • PRINCE2® practices:
      • Organization, roles and responsibilities PRINCE2® approach to organization and delivery approaches (linear-sequential, iterative-incremental, hybrid)
      • Business case
      • Plans and the PRINCE2® recommended approach for plans
      • Quality and the quality management approach
      • Dealing with risks
      • Issue management
      • Progress
      • The seven PRINCE2® processes and how PRINCE2® practices are applied in them
  • The PRINCE2® management products, such as project management documentation and project log, as well as management approaches and reports, e.g.
  • Management approach for sustainability
  • Digital and data management concept

The course content/learning objectives are based on the official PeopleCert syllabus.

Component of the following courses
PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner combined («PRINCE»)


  • In-depth understanding of the PRINCE2® method
  • Advanced ability to apply PRINCE2® in a realistic context
  • Knowledge of how to adapt PRINCE2® to different project environments
  • Ability to analyze, evaluate and decide whether an approach is appropriate and effective in accordance with PRINCE2
  • Beginning to apply PRINCE2® in your own projects
  • Know how to use the official PRINCE2® handbook


In order to take the PRINCE2® Practitioner exam at PeopleCert, one of the following requirements must be met:

  • PRINCE2® 6th Edition (Foundation or Practitioner)
  • PRINCE2® 7th Edition Foundation
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)®
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
  • IPMA Level A® (Certified Projects Director)
  • IPMA Level B® (Certified Senior Project Manager)
  • IPMA Level C® (Certified Project Manager)
  • IPMA Level D® (Certified Project Management Associate)

Predecessor certifications of PRINCE2® 6th Edition, i.e. PRINCE2® 5th Edition and earlier, are not recognized.
No examination can be held without proof of one of the above-mentioned valid certifications.

We recommend attending the training course beforehand:
PRINCE2® Project Management Foundation, Edition 7 («PRF»)

Target Audience

Anyone who works in a PRINCE2® environment and needs an in-depth understanding and has already passed the PRINCE2® Foundation certification: Project managers, team leaders, managers and leaders of change projects, program or project management office managers and employees, self-employed and freelancers who want to prove their project management skills.


Please note: The Practitioner exam can only be taken online. You can schedule the date yourself and thus have enough time for your individual exam preparation.

You can book the exam in English or German. The courseware is in German and the official literature is in either English or German. In general, we recommend that you take the exam in the language of the official literature. When you register for the exam, you can choose the language of the exam and the language of the eBook.

You will receive a voucher for an online exam by email from PeopleCert a few days before the start of the course. The exam voucher must be redeemed directly with PeopleCert, where you can register for an available exam date. The online exam will be proctored by a PeopleCert invigilator, which requires a device with a microphone and camera. Please also refer to PeopleCert’s step-by-step guide for online exams. The ExamShield™ online exam software must be installed once by the participants in advance. Please note that ExamShield™ is updated once a month. We recommend that you check the compatibility of your devices at least 24 hours before the exam.

«Take2» option:
This option allows you to retake the exam at a lower price if you do not pass. The retake exam takes place online. If required, you can book this option independently in your PeopleCert cadidate profile before booking the exam. You have up to 6 months from the date of the first exam to prepare and take the retake exam.

Format: Multiple-choice exam questions, number of questions: 70, pass rate: 60% (42 points out of 60), duration: 150 minutes.
Approved document: The official PRINCE2® 7 manual. When used as an eBook, a second device, such as a tablet, is permitted.

The certificate is valid for 3 years. – under this link you will find more information about the complaint management of our certification partner and your rights.

Teaching Materials

Accredited courseware & official Axelos book (digital) incl. exam


Please note: This is a reseller course and as such is excluded from any discounts.


The PRINCE2 course on this page are offered by Digicomp Academy AG, ATO of AXELOS Limited. PRINCE2 is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited.
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Start – EndDurationLocationLanguagePrice CHFPrice exam 
24.10.2024 – 25.10.20242Digicomp Zürich/BernDE 2390.00 incl.Book now
16.12.2024 – 17.12.20242Digicomp Zürich/BernDE 2390.00 incl.Book now

All prices in CHF excl. VAT

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