There is a lot of talk about PRINCE2 recently, but does anyone know what it means? A lot of customers come and talk to us about taking a PRINCE2 course but are not too sure what it's about. Hopefully if you read this, you will be able to figure out what is Prince 2 and why should you learn the methodology.
PRINCE2 is the accronym for Projects in Controlled Evironments (version 2). It was originally called "PROMPT II in the CCTA Environment but was then changed as part of a Civil Service competition. The project management methodology was then realeased in 1996 and is now globally recognised as the most popular course.
There are a variety of techniques used within PRINCE2 which includes:
Project Assurance - Delivers an independant view on how the project remains viable and all user requirements are met. There can also be a project assureance team during a project, but this can also be done by individuals from the overall team.
Project Support - Mainly focussed on administrative work by planning meetings, updating objectives etc. Project managers usually do this themselves during smaller projects but if there are multiple projects going on, the project support office can be built to help out if needed.
The following topics that are used with PRINCE2 include:
By learning the PRINCE2 course techniques, you will be able to have greater control of resources, and the capability to manage a project more productively. This will be a huge advantage for anyone looking to go into project management, Directors, Project Managers and even organisations. The PRINCE2 certification is a unique assest to your portfolio as you will be able to increase your job prospects. the tools involved within PRINCE2 will also guide you on how to manage more efficiently.
There are a variety of options that you can choose when learning PRINCE2. The most popular courses available include:
PRINCE2 Foundation (3 days) - The fundamentals of PRINCE2
PRINCE2 Practitioner (2 days) - The more advanced course
PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner (5 days) - Both courses combined to a 5 day course.
If you are interested in taking any of the PRINCE2 qualifications, please look at our website for classroom and PRINCE2 online courses.
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