PRINCE2® Training

Managing Projects in Controlled Environment

TOPIC INTRODUCTION

PRINCE2® is derived from PROMPT II(Project Resource Organisation Management Planning Techniques). CCTA (Central Computer and Telecommunication Agency) adopted a version of PROMPT II and it came to be known as PRINCE (PROMPT II In the CCTA Environment). It was later on that PRINCE came to stand for Projects In Controlled Environment. The latest update of PRINCE2® is the 2017 version. The previous version came in 2009. The domain of PRINCE2 very soon spread out beyond the boundaries of IT systems. It came to be used on a large scale by the UK government as well as the private sector across the world. AXELOS Ltd. acquired the rights to PRINCE2® in July 2013. PRINCE2® being an undertaking of AXELOS confirms with its other sister products also that very much like PRINCE2® follow the Best Practices methods. The other methodologies that follow best practices are ITIL®, P3O, MSP, MoR, MoV, and many others.

PRINCE2® is a methodology that can be customized to meet the demands of a project as specified by the client organisation. Recently AXELOS in May 2017 announced the newest update to PRINCE2® terming it as PRINCE2® 2017. The updated certifications for PRINCE2® 2017 became available in July 2017 both for the Foundation as well as the Practitioner exams. Since 2009, AXELOS has come up with this major update to PRINCE2® after a gap of around 8 years. The update according to AXELOS was necessary as delegates earlier were concentrating more on passing the exams rather than gathering the concepts for later use in their professional life. 

  • Now with PRINCE2® 2017 update

  • Learn the different concepts of PRINCE2®

  • Customise PRINCE2® as per the clients requests

  • Certified instructors to teach the PRINCE2® concepts

  • Make your resume more valuable with PRINCE2® 2017 update

PRINCE2® Training Courses

PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner

In 1989 CCTA adopted a version of a methodology known as PROMPT II (Project Resource Organisation Management Planning Techniques) to manage their projects. The CCTA later renamed it as PRINCE.

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PRINCE2® Foundation

The PRINCE2® methodology helps project managers to work with their projects in a controlled environment. PRINCE2® Foundation lays the basis of project management for the delegates. At MSP Training th...

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PRINCE2® Practitioner

PRINCE2® which stands for PRojects In Controlled Environment and is one of the best tools for Project Management helps the delegates to manage the projects at their organisation by imparting to them...

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PRINCE2® Agile Practitioner

PRINCE2® Agile Practitioner is an endeavour to bring together the advantages of both Agile as well as the PRINCE2® methodology. The delegates will get the advantage of using both these technologies...

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PRINCE2® Overview

This PRINCE2® overview course which has a duration of one day provides a summarized view of the contents of PRINCE2®.The course introduces the main components of PRINCE2 and its effect on the project...

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DATES, PRICES AND EVENTS

Course Name Dates Duration Price
PRINCE2® Foundation 15/04/2019 Chorley
3 days
£2695
PRINCE2® Foundation 23/04/2019 Chorley
3 days
£2695
PRINCE2® Foundation 07/05/2019 Chorley
3 days
£2695
PRINCE2® Foundation 28/05/2019 Chorley
3 days
£2695
PRINCE2® Foundation 27/08/2019 Chorley
3 days
£2695
PRINCE2® Foundation 25/11/2019 Chorley
3 days
£2695

ABOUT Chorley

A market town in England known for its cotton industry, Chorley is located around 20 miles North West of Manchester. In the 1970’s the town was home to a large number of factories which have now been demolished.  A few that remain from the said period are Morrison’s chimney and some mill buildings. Chorley finds the origin of its name in two Anglo-Saxon words ‘Ceori’ and ‘ley’ where the former stands for a person of some status and the latter refer to a place name.

Education

Chorley has a number of primary schools which are supported both by the council as well as the church. There are six high schools in Chorley as listed below:

  • Parklands High School
  • Michael's CE High School
  • Southlands High School
  • Albany Academy
  • Holy Cross Catholic High School
  • Bishop Rawstorne CE Academy

Some of the privately owned schools also run just outside the borough. Children also go to the Runshaw College for further studies which have expanded now into the administration site of ROF Chorley. Another college in Chorley is the Lancashire College that also offers adult education. The Lancashire College also provides exhaustive residential courses to its students. The Chorley Training College (also known as the College Day Training College since 1960) was another college for Chorley based students that functioned till 1981.

Media

There are two local newspapers that serve the citizens of Chorley - the weekly Chorley Guardian and the free Chorley Citizen. Chorley’s radio station, the Chorley FM, is a famous radio station having been cited in the  British comedy show on the television Phoenix Nights. The radio station got a full license to broadcast only in 2005. Earlier, the broadcasts took place for a few weeks.

A comedy series by Dave Spikey, Dead Man Weds, was based in Chorley. Most of the characters in Steve Pemberton’s The League of Gentlemen were taken from Adlington, located in Chorley.

Seal Films, which operates from Higher Wheelton, and is a film production company, was nominated for a short film in 2001 for a Royal Television Society Award.

Economy

The first industry that appeared in Chorley was mining.This can be seen today even as there is evidence of abandoned quarries today even in the outskirts of Chorley. The mining industry eventually gave way to the cotton mills.

The technology to manufacture trucks was borrowed from a neighbouring town, Leyland. Today even we can see trucks plying with the name Leyland imprinted on them in various parts of the world. During the Second World War, a large factory that was located on Pilling Lane was responsible for producing military vehicles and tanks.

During the latter half of the twentieth century, Chorley saw a decline in its manufacturing products as due to the Second World War. The losses occurred in important industries such as textiles, coal, motor vehicles and armaments industries.

Leyland Trucks and BAE Systems happen to be the biggest employers in Central Lancashire.

The companies which make their presence felt in Chorley are the BAE Systems, Telnet, FedEx, North West depot, CSC, Multipart Solutions Limited,  Porter Lancastrian, and Merlin Cycles.

The initiative “Choose Chorley” launched by the Chorley Council in 2011 encouraged the small scale and large scale enterprises to invest in Chorley. The council also launched a website for the same purpose in 2014 at www.choosechorley.co.uk. The website provides introductions to important personalities of Edinburgh people in the town, financial incentives and tailored support for business growth to those who wish to invest in Chorley.

Transport

Chorley connects to the rest of the United Kingdom and the world through its ever busy transport system which includes:

Road

The A6 Roman road bisects Chorley straight through the town centre. The M61 also serves Chorley at Junction 6 and 8. also the M6 motorway connects to the west of Chorley with Junction 27. Also located on the M6 are the Charnock Richard services in Chorley Borough.

Bus

The following bus services connect Chorley to various parts of England

  • Stagecoach North West
  • Blackburn Bus Company
  • National Express

Rail

Chorley railway station is the main central railway station in Chorley. The following rail services are running through the Chorley railway station:

  • TransPennine Express – Services are offered to connect Manchester Airport and Windermere as also to Scotland without changing any rails in between.
  • Chorley is connected to Bolton, Preston and Manchester through the Northern Manchester to Preston Line.
  • Wigan-Blackburn Railway Line – Served Chorley up until 1960 when it was closed.

 There are other railway stations also that are located within the borough

  • on the Ormskirk Branch Line at Croston
  • on the Wigan–Preston line at Euxton
  • on the Manchester–Preston line at Adlington and Buckshaw Village

Waterways

 Chorley has the Leeds and Liverpool Canals running in parallel to it.In the Chorley area, there are a number of marinas and locks that serve the citizens of Chorley by providing waterway services. They include:

  • Cowling Launch, Chorley
  • Riley Green, Hoghton
  • Botany Bay Boatyard
  • Top Lock, Whittle
  • Botany Brow

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is PRINCE2® Training Course?

 PRINCE2® is a product based approach that helps to efficiently manage projects within the available resources. It provides the ability to manage and reduce project risks successfully. PRINCE2® helps the managers in identifying roles and their accountabilities associated with different members of the project team.  PRINCE2® is based on 7 principals, themes and processes.

PRINCE2® helps provide a reliable methodology, better initiation and reviews of the project progress from time to time. It is due to these features that the PRINCE2® methodology has been wholeheartedly accepted the world over.

The latest update to PRINCE2® i.e. PRINCE2®2017 emphasis on the practical implementation of the methodology rather than just cramming up the concepts to clear the certification exam. The PRINCE2® methodology can apply to any kind of organisation whether IT or non-IT and irrespective of its size as well. MSP Training provides PRINCE2® training courses to the delegates so that they are able to work with project management tasks flawlessly using this framework.

 

Why should I do PRINCE2® Training course?

A delegate can opt for the PRINCE2® training because of several reasons. Primarily PRINCE2® helps in Project Management but can also be used for controlling the risks and estimating the use of the resources. Projects using the PRINCE2® methodology finish well within the schedule specified and as such save both on time and money. PRINCE2® can be tailored according to the needs of the project irrespecctive of the type and size of the organisation where it is implemented. A resume with the stamp of PRINCE2® on it will have more takers than one without it. Professsionals with such a qualification get better salaries as compared to others.

Why are the benefits of PRINCE2® Training?

PRINCE2® is a structured approach using which project managers can control their projects at any stages – from beginning to end.All the memberrs of the PRINCE2® project team know their roles as well as their responsibilities very well.By dividing huge projects into various stages and modules, they can be completed within a given timeframe and the allotted budget. PRINCE2® can be used to augment the project performance by maintaining the quality of the service.

PRINCE2® helps the delegates to seek for better carreer oppurtunities.PRINCE2® improves the problem-solving skills of the delegates and also increases thier knowledge in project management. The PRINCE2® framework can be used by any of the industries and delegates have a better chance to work in the United Kingdom, the country of birth of PRINCE2®.

Why study at  MSP Training?

 MSP Training offers the latest update of PRINCE2® i.e. PRINCE2® 2017. The training ensures that the delegates get the skills to use the knowledge at their organisation to manage projects. Our instructors are certified with PRINCE2® and as such capable of removing any doubts the delegates might have. At MSP Training the delegates are provided with instructor support 24 x 7 throughout the training.At MSP , we cover the following certifications :

PRINCE2® Foundation

The Foundation certification ensures that the candidate has enough  knowledge of the PRINCE2® methodology so as to work with a PRINCE2® team.

PRINCE2® Practitioner

The PRINCE2 Practitioner exams ensures the candidate has mastered the PRINCE2® skills and can apply them in a real-time  scenario.