Project Stages in PRINCE2 Project Management

By Nick Graham

Part of PRINCE2 For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)

The products make superb milestones, and PRINCE2 projects, like any others, are about delivery, not about being busy. Make quite sure that products are to the specified quality.

Key: Check progress with the Product Checklist and also quality.

Decision throughout: Is everything on track or is there an exception?

  • Give work out to teams and monitor each team’s progress

  • Report progress regularly to the Project Board using the Highlight Report

  • Monitor the progress of the stage at set intervals

  • Adjust the running of the stage to ensure completion within set limits

  • Immediately report any exceptions to the Project Board if limits cannot be met

  • Look at any inbound Project Issues (problems and so on) and decide action