What is PRINCE2?

Learn about PRINCE2, the predominant project management methodology in EMEA practiced by individuals and organizations worldwide

PRINCE2 (PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is the predominant project management methodology in EMEA and is practiced by individuals and organizations worldwide.

The project management best-practice is in its second version and is popular because it can be tailored to organizations or projects of any type and size.

PRINCE was developed by the UK Government and has been adopted by many organizations in both the public and private sector.

Why Adopt PRINCE2 for Your Organization?

A PRINCE2 Certification is recognized in all industries and regions as a world-class project management qualification and a trust-mark for employers.

The management of the PRINCE2 standard moved to AXELOS in January 2014 as a joint venture between Capita and the UK Government.

The stats speak for themselves - more than 1 million examinations have been taken globally and hundreds of thousands take place each year.

PRINCE2 2009 Certification is split into 2 sequential levels - PRINCE 2 Foundation and PRINCE2 Practitioner.


Key Features of PRINCE2 Include:

  • Focus on business justification

  • Defined organization structure for the project management team

  • Product-based planning approach

  • Emphasis on dividing the project into manageable and controllable stages

  • Flexibility that can be applied at a level appropriate to the project

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