PRINCE2 is an abbreviation of (project in a controlled environment) it is an organization which offers different courses related to project management. Prince 2 Foundation is a certified as like CAPM or PMP of PMI, which is approved under prince2 UK based organization for procurement of project management knowledge among the people for better expansion of their businesses via successful project management. It is not only giving benefits to the government and citizen as well as private sector of the UK, but also give a glance to the people internationally to compete in business market by learning most effective project management methodologies and terminologies. The foundation is consists of principles, themes and processes effectiveness. There are two ways to get through the preparation of prince 2 foundation either through
- Online learning
- Foundation tutor led classroom courses
Prince2 and PMI are offering same services but with different methodology but the purpose of these certification are more or less same, their main motive is to induce managerial skill among the individuals that they are able to get best out of less. Business Beam Ltd. from Loyalist Certification Services (LCS) for PRINCE2 is an Accredited Training Organization (ATO). They conduct certified trainings and online certification and provide assistance to the people for the examinations for PRINCE2.
Prince 2 foundation is itself a beginner level course so far there is no related course offered by PRINCE2 itself but PMI is offering courses like CAPM and PMP
CAPM: it is an entry level certification of project management and gives general introduction about certain area which are essential towards project initiation to closing of project
PMP: PMP certification is recognition for the candidate, have its own entity that the bearer of the certificate is directly able to perform project and have required qualification and experience.
Prince2 foundation certification objectives are based on the inside and outside of study of the skill and the abilities which are gathered through the learning material provided by the prince2 for clearance of foundation that the individual is able to compete in market with some distinguishing abilities and techniques which are not common that increases his sense of understanding regarding different projects and present him as a fruitful asset in the long run for the organization who is going to hire the person having that certification.
Few of the learning objectives of Prince2 Foundation are as follow:
- Provide knowledge about processes and themes and their contribution towards the effective control of a project.
- Highlighting the worth of team work and giving value to synergy results in outstanding output.
- Understanding the worth of management of product services and human capital for efficient and effective output.
- Learn how to effectively apply PRINCE2 practice and compete globally.
- Helps in defining roles and responsibilities.
- Helps to understand the building blocks of project management cycle.
- Provide guidance to perform right job on right time to save time and increase work effectiveness.
- Development of knowledge sharing culture performance of task as a team.
- It also gives help in designing project presenting styles.
Foundation does not require any recertification.
There are no prerequisites for prince 2 foundation examination. But if the attempter has a slight knowledge about project management it would be beneficial for him for the attempt of the exam.
Skills and Benefits (2-3 lines)
It is helpful is designing a skill set which is the blend of communication, teamwork, risk management, decision making, confidence and factors that boost the self esteem in the performance of the project.
After prince 2 Foundation person is able to do
- Prince2 foundation & practitioner
- Prince 2 practitioner