PRINCE2 is a globally recognized project management methodology used especially in information technology (IT) environments. This certification uses the best proven practices from a variety of industries and backgrounds. It validates candidates' expertise to successfully deliver projects of any size or complexity and provides the essentials for managing any project. PRINCE2 outlines the following eight processes:
Stage boundary management
Product delivery management
PRINCE2 certification scheme has two main levels, Foundation and Practitioner.
PRINCE2 Foundation: This certification is a prerequisite for the Practitioner certification. The Foundation Level introduces the PRINCE2 method. It aims to confirm that candidates have knowledge and understanding of the PRINCE2 method well enough to be able to work effectively with, or as a member of, a project management team working within an environment that support PRINCE2 .
PRINCE2 Practitioner: This certification is for candidates who are managing projects as part of their role. It aims to confirm whether candidates have sufficient understanding of how to apply and customize the method in a range of different project environments and scenarios.
Requirements for PRINCE2
1.PRINCE2 Foundation: There is no formal pre-requisite for the Foundation qualification. However, candidates are required to have some understanding of Project Management.
2.PRINCE2 Practitioner: Passing one of the following is the prerequisite to Practitioner qualification:
Project Management Professional (PMP)
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
IPMA Level A (Certified Projects Director)
IPMA Level B (Certified Senior Project Manager)
IPMA Level C (Certified Project Manager)
IPMA Level D (Certified Project Management Associate)