PRINCE2 Foundation Training
PRINCE2 is universally accepted as a best practice project management method. It is designed to provide a structured approach to managing projects with a view to increasing the likelihood of a successful project outcome. The PRINCE2 method can be used for projects of any size or complexity, and provides guidance through clearly defined principles, themes and processes.
About This Course
PRINCE2® qualification is a certification that you receive after you pass the PRINCE2 Foundation or Practitioner exam. With the certification, you will be able to validate your skills in using this methodology for sustaining the interest of the client.
Is it advisable for a fresher with less than 2 years of work experience to undertake the PRINCE2® Certification?
Yes, if you are a fresher with less than 2 years of work experience, you should definitely go for the PRINCE2 certification. It will provide you with the training that is required in the field of project management.
There are no prerequisites for the PRINCE2® Foundation Certification exam.
PRINCE2 is widely recognized as a world-class project management methodology. Many customers in the UK and across the globe require that PRINCE2 methods are used in the management of their projects, as it provides a common language and a proven structure for aiding successful project delivery. From an individual perspective, many employers search out candidates that have obtained the PRINCE2 qualification, as it shows them that you have a good understanding of how to successfully manage projects using a globally accepted best practice method. So, it can prove to be an important addition and differentiator on your CV and will give you the confidence to move forwards with the management of your projects!
PRINCE2® is The International Standard Method for Project Management. It is recognised as a world-class international product, and is the standard method for project management, not least because it embodies many years of best practice in project management and provides a flexible and adaptable approach to suit all projects. It is a project management method designed to provide a framework covering the wide variety of disciplines and activities required within a project. PRINCE2®’s formal recognition of responsibilities within a project, together with its focus on what a project is to deliver (the why, when and for whom) provides your organization’s projects with:
- A common, consistent approach
- A controlled and organized start, middle and end
- Regular reviews of progress against plan and against the Business case flexible decision points
- Assurance that the project continues to have a business justification
- Flexible decision points
- Management control of any deviations from the plan
- The involvement of management and stakeholders at the right time and place during the project
- Good communication channels between the project, project management and rest of the organization
- A means of capturing and sharing lessons learned
- A route to increase the project management skills and competences of the organization’s staff at all levels.
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Delegates would benefit from a general awareness and knowledge of project management, and experience of managing a project or participating in a project as a team member. Candidates wishing to sit the PRINCE2 Practitioner examination must have previously passed the PRINCE2Foundation examination. These papers can be taken on the same day or different days, but must be taken in order (PRINCE2 Foundation, then PRINCE2 Practitioner). Once the PRINCE2 Foundation examination has been taken and passed, there is no limit placed on the time before taking the PRINCE2 Practitioner examination. Prior learning and achievements of individuals within the project management professional community will be recognised and will allow candidates to proceed directly to the PRINCE2 Practitioner qualification.
|Exam duration||60 minutes|
|Pass mark||33 out of 60|
|Open book or closed book||Closed book|
|No. of questions||60|
|Languages||Dutch, English, French, German, Norwegian, and Polish|
According to a survey by payscale.com, the average salary of a PRINCE2 certified professional is around USD 90,000 per annum.
- Project managers
- Consultants working in a PRINCE2 environment
- Staff working in designing, developing, and delivering projects
- Program managers and board members
- Project assurance
- Team managers
- Operational line managers
- Project support