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PRINCE2 is the globally recognised qualification. Gain first class project management skills. Enhance employment prospects. Improve organisational effectiveness
That’s why we have pre and post-course support for all our delegates and consulting clients in both Dublin and Belfast.
Looking to upgrade your Project Management skills? Want to learn how PRINCE2 can improve your project outcomes? Perhaps you are looking for advice on how to begin a large transformation project? Either way, why not contact a SureSkills training consultant - we have lots of experience and are here to help. Click here to go to our Contact Us page.
PRINCE2® is flexible, adaptable method for managing projects. It helps you work out who should be involved, their responsibilities and processes, explaining what information you should be gathering along the way.
PRINCE2® may be similar to what you currently use, but what it does best is pull together common names and descriptions into a structure that anyone familiar with PRINCE2® can understand, regardless of background or industry.
PRINCE2® can be applied to all sorts of projects, from the very small to the very large. Even projects lasting only a few days will benefit from selective application of PRINCE2® guidelines. The key to success with PRINCE2® is to remember it is highly configurable, and so can be adapted for all project types regardless of industry and marketplace.
PRINCE2® is designed to be applied generally to all types of project, be they construction, engineering, IT, business, financial or whatever. In the past, it has been aimed at IT projects, and so it is still well used in this area however there has been significant growth recently in other industries.
Yes! Unlike the first version of PRINCE, PRINCE2® is designed to be generic and can be used for projects of any nature.
No! but applied sensibly it will increase the chances of your projects being successful.
PRINCE2 is now owned by the Greek certifying company PeopleCert, this came about via the acquisition of Axelos. AXELOS was set up in 2013 as a joint venture between the UK Cabinet Office and the professional services company Capita plc, with the latter being the major stakeholder with 51%. The idea then was to improve, grow and better monetise the IP owned by the UK Government.
The PRINCE2® project management methodology is the de-facto standard for project management in the UK and is practiced worldwide. It covers the management, control and organisation of a project.
A qualification in PRINCE2® will not only boost your skills and confidence when managing projects but will greatly improve your employment prospects. Many organisations, both private and public, mandate the use of PRINCE2® and therefore require their staff to be competent and qualified to practice the method.
The PRINCE2 Foundation qualification will teach you the PRINCE2 principles, terminology and when qualified you will be able to act as an informed member of a project management team using the PRINCE2 methodology within a project environment supporting PRINCE2.
The PRINCE2 Practitioner qualification will teach you to apply PRINCE2 to the running and managing of a project within an environment supporting PRINCE2. Once qualified you will be able to apply and tune PRINCE2 to address the needs and problems of a specific project scenario. You will have a comprehensive knowledge of the relationships between the PRINCE2 principles, themes and processes and PRINCE2 products and will understand these elements.
The PRINCE2 Re-Registration qualification is designed for those who have passed PRINCE2 to Practitioner level and wish to maintain their Registered Practitioner status. The PRINCE2 Examination Board has determined that all PRINCE2 Practitioners should be re-registered within 3-5 calendar years of their original certification (failure to pass the Re-Registration examination after five calendar years as a Registered Practitioner will result in withdrawal of your registered status).
The PRINCE2 Agile qualification will teach you how to apply and tailor key agile concepts to PRINCE2 projects. Once qualified, you can potentially complete projects and create returns on investment earlier than possible with a rigid PRINCE2 structure. You can also improve communication by using common terminology across PRINCE2 and agile disciplines.
With over a million exams already taken globally PRINCE2 is already recognised as the world’s most popular project management methodology.
You need to sit a two day upgrade course - this is available as an intensive classroom course or as online learning.
In order to be eligible for the Practitioner exam you must have successfully completed the PRINCE2 Foundation exam or one of the other PRINCE2 Practitioner pre-requisite courses .
You can however take our fast track route by combining the PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner levels. This can be achieved through one of three pathways depending on your chosen learning method.
If you want to learn more about our PRINCE2 or are you are just looking for advice on where to start, contact a SureSkills training consultants. We have lots of experience and are here to help you. Click here to go to our Contact Us page.
Taking any ITIL® or PRINCE2® exam means you invest in time, energy and money. Wouldn’t you like to be able to sit an exam knowing that if the outcome is not what you expected, you could have another shot, at the exam?
SureSkills provides you with the quality training that you need to cope with some of the most demanding, career-boosting certification exams – especially those in Service Management and Project Management. And whilst SureSkills has one of the highest PRINCE2 and ITIL average pass rates of any training provider, sometimes though, the result may not be the expected one.
Depending on the amount of experience you have in a role or the time you have had available to do the required reading means that, not everyone will pass the exam the first time. And not everyone likes online proctored exams (see notes below).
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How does online Exam proctoring work?
On the day of your exam simply choose a room that suits you, plug your computer (see notes on specifications and software below) into the internet and you're good to go. Your PeopleCert Online Proctor will identify you via sophisticated technology ensure that your testing environment is comfortable, while also adhering to guidelines about what is permitted and what isn't. Check out this video explainer:
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The foundation qualification gives you the knowledge and understanding to work effectively with, or as a member of, a project management team in a PRINCE2 environment. The foundation qualification is also a prerequisite for the Practitioner qualification.
Typically, training for PRINCE2 Foundation lasts two and a half days and the examination takes place in the afternoon at the end of the training (3 days total). You can also self-study for the Foundation exam and you may also choose to take training in another format, such as distance learning. As an Accredited Training Organizations SureSkills is available to meet your specific requirements and customise to suit your or your team.
Exam Results and e-Certificate
At the end of the online Proctored exam you will get immediate feedback about your result.
I've passed my PRINCE2 Foundation exam – what next?
One year's subscription to My PRINCE 2 is included with your exam. My PRINCE2 is an online subscription to the latest resources and content helping you to apply what you have learnt during the PRINCE2 Foundation exam to the workplace, as well as developing your skills and knowledge in line with future innovations in PRINCE2 project management.
Whether you want to take the full course or just the exam – we are here to help you. We have the highest pass rates in Ireland and support you every step of the way!
PRINCE2 Agile™ has been developed as a single-tier Practitioner qualification. The purpose of the Practitioner qualification is to demonstrate that you can apply and tailor PRINCE2 Agile in a scenario situation. A successful Practitioner candidate will be able to start applying the method to a real project but may not be sufficiently skilled to do this appropriately for all situations. Individual project management expertise, complexity of the project and the support provided for the use of PRINCE2 Agile in will all be factors that impact what can be achieved.
PRINCE2 Re-registration enables you to demonstrate your commitment to continuing professional development.
The PRINCE2® Practitioner, 5th edition certificate needs to be renewed within 3 calendar years of its issue date. In order to maintain your qualification and ensure there are no gaps in your Practitioner status, you can either retake the PRINCE2 Practitioner Exam before the expiry date or maintain your certification through CPD points and a digital badge. If you choose to follow the CPD route you will need to purchase a subscription to MY PRINCE2 which costs £50 + VAT per year.
Who is PRINCE2 Re-registration for:
Holders of the PRINCE2® Practitioner, 5th edition certificate, which needs to be renewed within 3 calendar years of its issue date.
The development of PRINCE2 is driven by the end-user feedback from users, project management specialists and a review panel of 150 public and private sector organizations. This has resulted in a generic best practice tool which is flexible enough to be tailored to your organization and used successfully for all types of projects.
Because PRINCE2 provides a greater control of resources and the ability to manage business and project risk more effectively, its appeal extends far beyond project management specialists to directors and executive board members.
The PRINCE2 qualification scheme has been developed to offer four levels of qualification, Foundation, Practitioner, Agile and Professional as outlined below.
AXELOS has also developed the PRINCE2 Agile™ qualification to enable you to incorporate the project management processes and methods of PRINCE2 with agile concepts to offer a complete agile project management solution.
Whether you are thinking of doing PRINCE2 Foundation, Practitioner or Agile - why not contact a SureSkills training consultant in our Dublin office? We have lots of experience and are here to help. Contact a SureSkills training consultant.