1. PRINCE2 is the world’s number 1 project management method.
People use PRINCE2 on projects the world over. Gaining certification means you’ll learn the PRINCE2 terminology. You can engage and communicate better with others at work because you’ll all speak the same language.
2. Demand for project managers is increasing
In 2017 the Project Management Institute (PMI)®
published its ‘Job Growth and Talent Gap’ paper. This reported that globally during 2017-27 there will be 20 million new project management jobs
. In the UK there will be over 200,000 new jobs.
It's clear that projects are becoming more common. Gaining a PRINCE2 certification
is a vital first step to getting a related role.
3. Project management is becoming a basic business skill
In 2017 AXELOS surveyed project professionals in The Future Project Manager Report
. 76% of respondents believed project management will become a basic business skill.
Many professionals – not only project managers – need project management skills and knowledge. The best way to achieve that is by getting certified.
4. PRINCE2 can boost your career
In the UK and Europe employers usually expect a PRINCE2 qualification
from candidates. For project support or administrator jobs a PRINCE2 Foundation
qualification is usually needed.
These employers also usually want project managers who are PRINCE2 Practitioner
After a project support or administrator role you can move up into a project manager role.
5. PRINCE2 can boost your salary
Salaries for project-oriented professionals are 85% higher than non-project professionals 
. Getting your PRINCE2 certification
is the first step to a project role with a higher salary.
6. PRINCE2 will make you more confident
If you learn PRINCE2
you can return to work feeling more confident about your project role. You’ll should have confidence to know what is to be done, who needs to do it, and when.
Your employers will notice your confidence in your project role. They should also notice your qualification - especially if you let them know.
7. PRINCE2 will make you a better project manager
PRINCE2 consists of best practices in project management. It describes the kinds of things which work well when managing projects. By applying best practices on your projects, they will more likely be successful.
Let your employers know about your project management qualifications and successes. They should boost your promotion or employment chances.
8. PRINCE2 qualifications are quick
It only takes only 2 days of PRINCE 2 training
to get a Foundation qualification. It takes 4 days of training to get Foundation & Practitioner qualifications. You can also gain certification by taking PRINCE2 weekend
If you prefer you can get your qualification by taking a PRINCE2 course online
. This is a great option if you cannot attend a classroom course. Take your PRINCE2 exams online
whenever you’re ready.
9. PRINCE2 isn’t difficult
Some people think getting PRINCE2 is hard. Compared to some other project management qualifications it’s not.
In the UK, average pass rates for PRINCE2 Foundation exams
are 97%. Practitioner exam pass rates
With the right course and a good trainer, you have a great chance of getting PRINCE2 certified.
11. Gain respect from your peers
All professional qualifications can help you gain respect from your peers. PRINCE2 is no different.
Use your PRINCE2 qualifications
and knowledge to become a better project practitioner.
Gain respect at work and see your career grow
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