PRINCE2® 6th Edition: Foundation Certification with Official Manual and Exam Course - QA

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Earn a PRINCE2® certification with the UK’s leading project management training provider to advance your career.

Improve your career prospects with a PRINCE2® project management certification

Gain a PRINCE2® Foundation Certification in just six weeks, giving you the skills and confidence to successfully manage complex projects, as well as global recognition from employers of your project management skills.

A PRINCE2® certification will provide you with the knowledge and frameworks to successfully manage complex projects, as well as global recognition from employers of your project management skills.

Boost your project management career with a PRINCE2® certification

Renowned as a world-class and international qualification, PRINCE2® Is the international standard method for project management. Based on project management best-practice, the method can be applied to any project, no matter the size, industry sector, geographical location, or culture.

This microcredential offers an in-depth exploration of the PRINCE2® method and the opportunity to sit and pass your PRINCE2® Foundation exam to gain the first level of PRINCE2® certification.

On the course, you’ll cover the four integrated components within the certification – principles, themes, processes and project environment – as well as discover the different management roles required in a PRINCE2® project.

You’ll explore the seven core principles of PRINCE2®, designed to ensure that every project can be a success. These principles are: Continued Business Justification, Learn from Experience, Define Roles and Responsibilities, Manage by Stages, Manage by Exception, Focus on Products, Tailor to the Environment.

You’ll learn the PRINCE2® framework through a range of exercises, including case-study applications and practice exam questions.

Unlock your earning potential with a PRINCE2® qualification

Designed by QA and accredited by AXELOS, this microcredential will let you develop in-depth knowledge of PRINCE2® methodology and how to tailor it to manage successful projects.

In 2017 The Association of Project Management found that professionally certified project managers can expect to earn 20% more on average than non-certified counterparts.

Prepare for your PRINCE2® foundation exam

Over 90% of those who’ve undertaken a PRINCE2® certification found it to be valuable to their career and this credential will give you the confidence and skills to pass your PRINCE2® Foundation exam.

You’ll also receive a Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2® manual which is included in the cost of the microcredential.

Is the PRINCE2® exam included in the course?

The cost of the microcredential includes entry to the official PRINCE2® Foundation exam. Completion of this exam will prepare you to take the next level of PRINCE2® certification – the Practitioner course.

How many hours does it take to get a PRINCE2® Foundation certification?

The microcredential runs over six weeks, and the recommended study time is 24 hours.

How do I get PRINCE2® certified?

By taking this microcredential, you will be certified at the Foundation level, ready to receive the next level of certification - Practitioner.

AXELOS Global Best Practice Intellectual Property. ITIL® & PRINCE2® are registered trademarks of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved. The ITIL® & PRINCE2®, Accredited Training Organization logos are trademarks of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved. The Swirl logo™ is a trademark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

What skills will you learn?

  • PRINCE2 method
  • Project planning
  • Project management
  • Time management
  • Scheduling
  • Negotiating
  • Critical thinking

When would you like to start?

We aim to run our microcredentials every few months. Join on the date that suits you or register to hear from an enrolment advisor about future runs and updates.

  • 10 November 2020

What will you achieve?

By the end of the microcredential, you’ll be able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding and recall of the various components of the PRINCE2 method.
  • Explain the PRINCE2 principles.
  • Explain the purpose of the seven PRINCE2 themes.
  • Describe each step of the PRINCE2 journey, listing the activities required to guide a project throughout its lifecycle.
  • Identify the recommended PRINCE2 management products which include baselines, records and reports.

What you will receive

A PRINCE2® Certificate from QA, accredited by PeopleCert

After you have completed the microcredential, you’ll be issued an official exam voucher with instructions on how to schedule your exam via the PeopleCert online live schedule. You’ll have no more than 12 months to book and attend the exam.

Are you eligible for this microcredential?

A PRINCE2® certification will showcase the project management skills of anyone looking to move into a career in project management as well as professionals looking to advance in their current project management role.

Learners may benefit from some experience of working in projects, but there are no prerequisites to taking this microcredential.

Is this microcredential right for you?

The microcredential and PRINCE2® certification is aimed at current and aspiring project management professionals who support or manage projects.

PRINCE2® will benefit the career and employability of:

  • Project managers looking to gain professional recognition for their skills.
  • Project analyst and junior project managers looking to develop their skills.
  • Managers running projects as a part of their role.
  • Those transitioning into a career in project management.

It will also be useful for managers, developers, designers, and IT professionals looking to enhance their knowledge.

Career-focused learning by

QA

QA is the UK’s leading tech & project management skills organisation. We are true specialists in technology, providing a comprehensive suite of both learning and talent services, helping individuals and companies to be winners in the digital revolution.

AXELOS

Accredited PRINCE2 Foundation and Certification training is provided by QA, accredited by PeopleCert on behalf of Axelos. QA are an Axelos accredited training organisation (ATO)

What is a microcredential?

Microcredentials are designed to upskill you for work in rapidly-growing industries, without the time and cost commitment of a full degree. Your microcredential can stand alone as an independent credential, and some also offer academic credit to use towards a degree.

Learn Online With Expert Instructors

Complete online courses led by experts over 12-16 weeks with a dedicated group of professionals.

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Complete Project-Based Assessments

Test your understanding with online tutor-marked assessments and exercises.

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Earn A Professional Credential

Finish your learning and pass your assessments to gain an accredited credential.

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Advance Further In Your Career

Use your microcredential as evidence of your specialised skills and progress further in your industry.

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