PRINCE2 Foundation

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About the course

PRINCE2® is a process-based methodology for efficient and effective Project Management. An easily tailored and scalable approach for management of all project types, PRINCE2® is widely used in both the private and public sectors, worldwide.

Because the PRINCE2® method is in the public domain, it has the ability to offer generic best practice guidance for Project Management. A logical and structured approach, PRINCE2® provides a clearly organised beginning, middle and end to a project which promotes a successful result.

PRINCE2® Foundation

The PRINCE2® Foundation course is the first of two examination courses that you are required to pass in order to become a registered PRINCE2® Practitioner. This makes it the ideal starting point for anyone who is interested in a rewarding career in Project Management.

The Foundation certification is internationally recognised and covers the basic methodology and terminology of PRINCE2®. Completing the Foundation course will ensure the ability to demonstrate an understanding of the PRINCE2® Principles, Themes, Processes and Tailoring. It will also teach the various techniques and roles that are required during a PRINCE2® Project.

Completion of the PRINCE2® Foundation course, and passing the certification examination, will result in being sufficiently prepared to work within a PRINCE2® environment and as a part of a PRINCE2® Project Management team. Successfully passing the PRINCE2® Foundation examination is also a prerequisite for writing the PRINCE2® Practitioner exam which will lead to becoming a Registered PRINCE2® Practitioner. A qualification in PRINCE2® is highly beneficial and the perfect investment for a future in the Project Management sector.

How PRINCE2® can benefit you and your organisation

Using PRINCE2 provides you with greater control of resources, and the ability to manage business and project risk more effectively. This will benefit:

  • Individuals seeking leading project management skills and greater employment prospects
  • Project managers
  • Directors/executives (senior responsible owners) of projects, and
  • Organisations.

For individuals, PRINCE2 certification is an invaluable asset to your career as it increases employment prospects and helps you to do your job more effectively. For organisations, 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 organisation's projects with:

  • A common, consistent approach
  • A controlled and organised start, middle and end
  • Regular reviews of progress against plan
  • Assurance that the project continues to have a business justification

Benefits to you

  • Learn how to manage projects or to work in a project environment using the most internationally recognized project management method.

  • Ensure that team members focus on the viability of the project in relation to its business case objectives - rather than simply seeing the completion of the project as an end in itself.

  • Promote consistency of project work and the ability to reuse project assets while facilitating staff mobility and reducing the impact of personnel changes/handovers.

  • Design plans and reports to meet the needs of each level in the project team and Project Board, improving communication and control.

  • Mitigate perceived problems and issues and focus on the viability of the project throughout.

  • Evaluate the project portfolio to bring clarity and allow improvements in reviewing projects.

This course will set you aside from the crowd. You will develop a thorough understanding of the knowledge, principles and techniques involved in the practice of project management in a stimulating and challenging environment. With the demand for PRINCE2® continuously increasing, there is no better time to gain a valuable PRINCE2® certification and enhance your employability.

What jobs will I qualify for?

  • Project Administrator

  • PMO Co-ordinator

  • Project Manager

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