Prince2 2017 Update ... New Version!

  • About the update
  • Key resources
  • PRINCE2 Membership

For 2017 AXELOS updated the PRINCE2® guidance and launched new Foundation and Practitioner examinations. Together, these form the PRINCE2 2017 update and represent the first major revision of PRINCE2 since 2009.

This important update reinforces PRINCE2’s unrivalled reputation for best practice in project management. As ever, the focus is on what makes projects successful .

Order Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 2017 Edition from the AXELOS Store.

The EXISTING version is still in effect for the Prince2 Exams until the end of 2017!

What has changed?

AXELOS published an updated edition of the PRINCE2 guidance in May 2017. The new Foundation and Practitioner exams are now available. 

The main changes to the guidance include:

  • tailoring PRINCE2 to the needs of organizations and project environments;
  • the principles that underpin PRINCE2;
  • clarifying the link between the themes and principles;
  • the restructuring of the ‘Themes’ guidance to accommodate specific examples of tailoring;
  • the practical application of the method and guidance, with numerous examples, hints and tips;
  • maintaining your certification through PRINCE2 Membership.


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