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Today’s world is demanding Business’ to introduce changes in the way of doing business through constant technology and business innovation to stay competent in the market. Any significant change introduced in Business needs to be structured as a project to deliver results efficiently and effectively. The PRINCE2® training course aims to equip project managers with Industry Best Practice project management methods through series of the processes that covers the activities that needs to be performed for the project management from beginning to the end.


The full form of PRINCE2 is PRoject IN Controlled Environments which was established in the year 1989 by Central Computer and Telecommunication Agency which is now named as Office of the Government Commerce (OGC). It is a project management tool which has been used after 1989 with increased usage. It is a logical organized step by step and structured approach towards planning, organizing, directing, staffing and controlling the production of a system by using knowledge, required tools, skills and techniques.

PRINCE2 was later developed into PRINCE2 which is an advanced methodology suiting today’s industry needs by a group of project management experts. After that it became so popular and useful that over 150 companies both public and private started using it. Today it has become the de-facto standard of project management meeting the increasing business needs in innovative and diversified environments. That made it a methodology of demand and the experts of PRINCE2 are highly sought after individuals in the industry. Thus the training of PRINCE2 in industry also became highly relevant and necessary. Moreover the industry slowly started demanding certified professionals of PRINCE2.

For being a certified PRINCE2 professional one needs to do the foundation on PRINCE2 training course which prepares one for the PRINCE2 practitioner training course and finally the certification. This will make you a full-fledged PRINCE2 practitioner and a highly sought after professional too.

The foundation of the PRINCE2 training program aims to:

  • Make the participants recognize the factors that make a successful project management within the stipulated budget, in time and as per the estimated expectations. 
  • Describes the components, techniques and processes of PRINCE2
  • Makes the trainees aware of the PRINCE2 terminologies
  • Prepares one for the Prince2 foundation certification examination.

The PRINCE2 practitioner training course on the other hand equips one to be a hands on practitioner of PRINCE2. The practitioner training program enables one to understand and equips one with the knowledge to practice PRINCE2 by covering the below mentioned areas. They are:

  • Enabling the trainee to tailor make the PRINCE2 methodology in different projects. 
  • Identify the practical terminology of PRICE2.
  • Application of PRINCE2 in different project management scenarios.
  • Prepare the trainee for the PRINCE2 Practitioner certification examination

The benefits of taking a foundation training program is certainly beneficial for one aspiring to go for project management career and will add a feather of favor to the CV. One can also choose to understand and learn by experience by hands on practice too.

The PRINCE2 Practitioner training program will boost one’s confidence levels in applying PRINCE2 in real life projects and become a registered PRINCE2 Practitioner which has huge career prospects in today’s world of Business management.. This will also benefit the professionals already involved in project management as they would be an asset to the organization on a long term basis and would certainly add to the knowledge body of the organization.

Skillogic Knowledge Solutions is one of the top training centre for PRINCE2 Certification Courses. Classroom training is available at Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune and Trivandrum. Training also available through online.

We have one more article on our blog, which explains you about PRINCE2 VS PMP certifications, which one if better or suitable to your career.

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About Ashok A

Ashok A
Ashok has 12+ years of experience in project management. Managed large scale European union projects as Project/Program manager based in Netherlands. Currently working as consultant with Skillogic.com.MBA from Univ. of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. and IIM Ahmedabad, India. Linkedin Profile

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  1. Thanks for posting this article and clearing my doubt between prince2 foundation and practioner. I have 4 years of experince as a project manager in UK Process. I would like to know, how prince2 practioner program will help me in my career growth?

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