AXELOS today launched the new ProPath certification scheme, which combines leading project, programme, and portfolio certifications.
It encompasses methods and frameworks for planning and directing change, monitoring progress, taking corrective action, and aligning work with an organisation’s strategic objectives.
The scheme introduces three new designations, ProPath Project Expert, ProPath Agile Project Expert and ProPath Programme Leader. It covers PRINCE2; PRINCE2 Agile; Managing Successful Programmes (MSP); Management of Risk (M_o_R); Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O); and Management of Portfolios (MoP).
To obtain the new designations, professionals need to pass a combination of qualifications:
Professionals can also apply to become a ProPath Certified Portfolio Director once they have achieved the ProPath Programme Leader designation together with either ProPath Project Expert or Agile Project Expert.
More details on how to apply will be announced later in 2021.
Axelos says ProPath is designed to help professionals support organisations delivering change through the reduction of cost, increased efficiencies, and making sound investments for the future.
Margo Leach, Chief Product Officer at AXELOS, said: “We always talk about change being the only constant in life. In the past year everyone has experienced this themselves. One thing that can help us adapt to change is upskilling and gaining best practice knowledge.
“This helps individuals master the pace of change but also enables them to support organizations adapt their ways of working and remain competitive.
“Our new ProPath scheme supports professionals within project, programme, and portfolio management by offering a clear career path and development structure. The three routes and new designations make it much easier for them to stand out, boost their career opportunities and stay relevant.”