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