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Candidates can expect to gain knowledge and understanding in the following upon successful completion of this certification:
This certification is aimed at practitioners with previous experience or training in people management, motivation and control.
Candidates should have:
Note: Open University (OU865M) qualification holders with either of the above can also apply for exemption from the course and written examination, allowing them to proceed directly to the oral examination. This is subject to the Certificate being passed no more than 5 years prior to the BCS oral examination date. A copy of the Certificate is required by BCS as verification that the candidate holds this qualification.
Note: PRINCE2 Practitioners (through APMG) can apply for the PRINCE2 Conversion course. Candidates who already hold the PRINCE2 Practitioner qualification may take a shorter 40 hour course (rather than the standard 80 hour course). A copy of the PRINCE2 Practitioner Certificate is required by BCS when registering for the oral as verification that the candidate holds this qualification. View a full list of Training Providers accredited to offer the PRINCE2 Conversion course.
Further information about the Project Management Certificate can be obtained from our accredited Training Providers.
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