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Project Management Qualifications While Studying?

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    Hi all,

    Long story short... PRINCE2 is a certificate that makes someone really employable and so many senior managers in large companies have this on their CVs, but no one's really offering this to students in universities/colleges despite us looking for graduate jobs after our degrees...

    I've just started a placement (3rd year Business Student at Loughborough) at a training firm and they offer training to a load of companies. I won't name the company I'm working for because I'm not trying to advertise or sell anything right now. So the course that really appealed to me as someone who will soon be looking for a graduate job is called 'PRINCE2', which is the most widely recognised certificate in Project Management (loads of managers have this certificate) which is something that a lot of us as business students would be interested in getting into.

    Anyway, for me, I'm a bit bewildered as to why they've never pushed for students to achieve these kinds of certifications? I'm a business student myself I already know I'll be doing this PRINCE2 because it looks ridiculously good on a CV. This really isn't me trying to sell something to the lot of you, but as students, would you take an internationally recognised course like PRINCE2? The quality of the certification and the training are genuinely really good and I don't see why we aren't getting the opportunity to get these things on a CV and compete with those who have been working for a lot longer than us.

    Any and all honest thoughts are welcome!
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