Are you interested in the highly sought-after Prince2 certification? If so, you should learn all about Prince2 Training. We will discuss the importance of Prince2 Training and then we will also cover the requirements for Prince2 Certification. Continue reading to learn more about the Prince2 Training.
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What is Prince2?
Prince2 is a project manager credential that is required in many countries. It gives you an advantage over other project managers around the world. You can get a fair idea about what it takes to become a Prince2 credential holder, and how Prince2 Training can help you reach your goals by looking at the Prince2 Certification Requirements.
Did you know that Prince2 is an acronym? It has nothing to do princes or kings. Prince2 stands for PRojects IN Controlled Environments. What is controlled environment? Why do we need to define it? These are your questions? We’ll answer them all.
Origin of Prince2
Simpact Systems Ltd created Prince in 1975. This was to establish a method and framework for executing projects. The UK Government felt that all projects needed a clear framework that could be used for all of their projects. In 1979, CCTA established Prince2 for all IT projects under the UK Government. The Central Computer and Telecommunications Agency (CCTA), is now known as Office of Government Commerce, (OGC).
In 1996, the Prince2 was released by the majority of European countries (150). PRINCE2(r), is now a registered trademark owned by AXELOS Limited.
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Where is Prince2 used?
Prince2 was developed in UK Government projects. However, if you believe that it is only applicable to UK Government projects, you should reconsider your views. Prince2 courses and Prince2 training will give you a better understanding not only of the process and methodology, but also how it can be applied to your project and how you can adapt it to suit your needs.
Prince2 is a framework that can be used by both small and large businesses. Although it was initially developed for the Government sector, many sectors have adopted it. It is flexible and can be used across industries so it is important to have structured Prince2 training that will help you become a Certified Professional.
Role of Axelos
Cabinet Office of the United Kingdom felt that a separate body needed to manage project management best practices. Cabinet Office of the UK Government created Axelos in partnership with Capita Plc. It is responsible for developing, managing, and improving project management best practices. Axelos’ goal is to be the best company in project management. Although Axelos does not offer Prince2 training, it has authorized certain institutes to provide Prince2 Training which assists in clearing the Prince2 certification exam.
What are the requirements for Prince2 certification?
Before we get into the Prince2 Certification Requirements let’s first understand the Prince2 Certifications available and who can choose which certification. There are two main certifications under Prince2: Practitioner and Foundation. Let’s find out what Prince2 Training is required for each one and who is eligible for them.
What is Prince2 Foundation? Prince2 Foundation is, as you can see, a primer or an introduction to Prince2 courses. What skills and knowledge can you expect as a Prince2 Foundation certification holder?
Skills and Knowledge of Prince2 Foundation Level Certified Professional:
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