How is PRINCE2 Practitioner different from Foundation?

How is PRINCE2 Practitioner different from Foundation?
When enrolling on a PRINCE2 training course at Knowledge Train, people are often interested in the difference between the Foundation and Practitioner levels. In particular, our course advisors are often asked what makes the Practitioner the more challenging level of PRINCE2 Please read on for an explanation of how the Foundation and Practitioner differ, in order to help ensure that you complete the most appropriate level of PRINCE2 training for your project management needs. PRINCE2 Foundation PRINCE2 Foundation – the introductory level – explores the principles, themes, and processes at the h...
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PRINCE2 qualifications validity

PRINCE2 qualifications validity
By passing the PRINCE2 Foundation exam and then perhaps the PRINCE2 Practitioner examination you will receive a certificate. If you take both examinations during the same course and pass both exams, you will receive just one certificate – the PRINCE2 Practitioner one. If you only pass the Foundation examination then you will receive a PRINCE2 Foundation certificate. How long does a PRINCE2 qualification last? The simple answer is – it never expires! How long is PRINCE2 Foundation valid for? As I have just said, the PRINCE2 Foundation certificate never expires. It is valid for as long as you ke...
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PRINCE2 pre-course preparation

PRINCE2 pre-course preparation
“I liked how the pre-course work was targeted to every type of learner with text, images and video” - Emily Morales, PRINCE2 student No black and white photocopies, thick text books or 18 hours staring at boring diagrams. We know about the tedious and unhelpful ways that other providers supply their pre-course materials. We have also listened to what our students think and how they would prefer to learn. With those two ideas in mind, we designed your perfect PRINCE2 package. Focused, bite-sized preparation We don’t ask you to read the PRINCE2 manual from cover to cover, as many training provid...
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Women in project management – Interview with Naomi Caietti

Women in project management – Interview with Naomi Caietti
Please introduce yourself, The Glass Breakers project and your inspiration behind setting it up. You must have felt that there was a particular need to create awareness about the challenges women face in the project management and leadership field. Hi I’m Naomi Caietti, CEO of a woman’s network called The Glass Breakers, global speaker, blogger, corporate consultant, author and sought-after expert on personal growth and leadership development for project/program/portfolio managers. – www.theglassbreakers.net How were the members selected for The Glass Breakers group? Many of the members met vi...
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Women in project management – Interview with Lindsay Scott

Women in project management – Interview with Lindsay Scott
Please introduce yourself and your relationship with The Glass Breakers networking group. I’m Lindsay Scott, Director of Arras People, a project management recruitment and careers specialist in the UK www.arraspeople.co.uk I’m part of The Glass Breakers group due to my work in and around project management over the last 15 years. Is the number of women looking for project management roles on the increase? At Arras People we’ve been monitoring many stats about UK practitioners, over the last nine years of the Project Management Benchmark Report the gender splits between male and female practiti...
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Women in project management – Interview with Deanne Earle and Alexia Nalewaik

Women in project management – Interview with Deanne Earle and Alexia Nalewaik
Please introduce yourself and your relationship with The Glass Breakers Deanne: I’m Deanne Earle, a Project Consultant specializing in delivering business technology projects and Director of Unlike Before Ltd www.unlikebefore.com. As a founding member I was attracted to The Glass Breakers because virtual networks are increasingly important, we have common ground and are building a basis for professional interaction. Alexia: I am Alexia Nalewaik, Principal Consultant of QS Requin Corporation. My specialties are project performance review, risk management, and audit; my profession is that of qua...
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Women in project management – Interview with Teri Okoro

Women in project management – Interview with Teri Okoro
I’m Teri Okoro - Chair of APM’s Women in Project Management SIG, founder and director of a construction design and project/programme consultancy, member of the construction industry council diversity panel, non-executive director, speaker and commentator on gender and diversity matters. How WIPM came about The idea for WIPM was proposed by Jean Bilsborough, an APM member who wished to create a forum for women to develop their skills and network. There was awareness at the time that there were no clear initiatives for ‘encouraging, developing and introducing more women into project management’....
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Knowledge Train’s PRINCE2 examination results (since 2012)

Knowledge Train’s PRINCE2 examination results (since 2012)
One of the most important things which sets the many PRINCE2 accredited training providers (ATOs) apart from one another is their exam pass rates. We're proud to say that for the 4th year running we are on target to achieve PRINCE2 exam pass rates which easily surpass the national average. For that I would like to give a very big thank you to all of our dedicated trainers. Be careful of inexperienced trainers If you're considering PRINCE2 training, be careful. There are some ATOs which use very inexperienced trainers. You can tell who they are because they are the ones offering the cheapest co...
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How to sell PRINCE2 training to your boss

How to sell PRINCE2 training to your boss
If you are looking to go on a PRINCE2 course and need to convince your boss why it’s in his/her interests to pay for you, then read on. Does your organization run projects? It would be a strange organization if it didn’t, so I’m assuming the answer is yes. Are all your projects delivered on time, within budget and according to expectation? I am assuming the answer is no. That’s because most projects are either late, over budget, or don’t deliver what stakeholders expect from them. How much would your organization save, not just in terms of money, but in terms of resource time if your projects ...
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