PRINCE2 is an UK based organization which is serving the potential candidates as well multiple organizations with in UK and internationally. Its beneficiaries are not only UK government at the same time private sector is generating higher rate of returns by managing their limited resources in a best way through following the skill plan that is offered certifications. PRINCE2 stands for (project in controlled environment), for many years under 150 European organizations having been contributed to a consortium. It offers multiple courses for the assistance of people who are motivated towards their career development in the area of project management. PRINCE2 practitioner is the certification offered by PRINCE2 for knowledge seekers who are passionate to learn the skills which amalgamation of complete managerial skills i.e. quality, quantity, risk, time, scope human and capital resources. This certification course is backed up by PRINCE2 foundation which constitute of some generic concepts. PRINCE2 practitioner certification is one of the best way of distant learning because PRINCE2 practitioner courses are based on online training and course content related to project management that how the certificate holder will work in PRINCE2 environment and how their skills and abilities can be enhanced and they properly root out the way to minimize the risk element while managing different area which interlinked in order to get fruitful results. PRINCE2 is usually registered by ATO.
PMP is the related exam offered by PMI which is mainly based on project management knowledge and PMBOK guidelines.
PRINCE2 foundation & practitioner course offered by PRINCE2 based on general introductory knowledge and along with brief methodology followed for the project management team it is based on applied knowledge and assist to draw project management strategies.
Certification objective is to provide candidate a brief knowledge and practice material that will help the candidate in a long run for attainment of his career goal in the area of project management it will assist the candidate to design the project execution and implementation strategies along with good time management and enlighten the skills of the candidate not only as project leader but also enhance his business analytical knowledge which will help to minimize the risk element and help in doing SWOT analysis of the project in accordance to the company and market. Its main purpose to provide the candidate such an expertize and skills that he or she is able to work in a team comfortably on running or current projects and it provides comprehensive and practical knowledge that allows the participant to work in team it provides flexibility strength confidence which are essentials of any strong and compatible firm for performance of better results and teaches applying and adapting principle which are essential for the project management. PRINCE2 figures in compulsory keep informed and re-assessment of the Business Case at key points to certify that the project is delivering something valuable to the customer organization.
Recertification for PRINCE2 is compulsory for the certification holder for every 3-5 years.
For PRINCE2 practitioner candidate must be certified for PRINCE2 foundation and formal training is also required.
Skills and Benefits
There are multiple skills and benefits of PRINCE2 practitioner certification for the candidate as well as for the organization.
- It will give the direction and provides applicable knowledge
- The results are based on practice not on assumption
- Enhances controllability and standardize the quality
- Assist in time management and risk management
- Induce managerial as well as the skills of business analyst in the candidate or certification holder which gives benefit in the long run to the candidate as well as to the organization who is hiring a person who certified as PRINCE2 practitioner
- Provides defined rules and responsibilities
- Methods of compliance
PRINCE2 has three levels of courses at any of these levels after one course candidate can do any other course as per the eligibility criteria. At practitioner level of PRINCE2 following courses are offered by PRINCE2.
MSP (program management), MoV (value management)), MoP (portfolio management), MoR (risk management), P3O (project, program, and portfolio management offices (PMO)), P3M3 (project, program, and portfolio management maturity model), ITIL (IT service management)