PRINCE2 Themes

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PRINCE2 Themes

  1. 1. The PRINCE2 Themes projectingIT 1 PRINCE2 pre-course readingFriday 8 February 13
  2. 2. What is a Theme? Describes the aspects of project management that must be addressed continually www.projectingIT.com 2 The PRINCE2 ThemesFriday 8 February 13
  3. 3. The PRINCE2 Themes... ...provides guidance on how to do the activities defined in the PRINCE2 processes www.projectingIT.com 3 The PRINCE2 ThemesFriday 8 February 13
  4. 4. Each PRINCE2 Theme... ...is like a lesson or an induction on a specific project management area and covers the essentials that one should know to perform the project management work www.projectingIT.com 4 The PRINCE2 ThemesFriday 8 February 13
  5. 5. Each PRINCE2 Theme... ...covers the purpose, terms and definitions, important aspects of that specific theme and the responsibilities of each PRINCE2 role specific to that theme www.projectingIT.com 5 The PRINCE2 ThemesFriday 8 February 13
  6. 6. so a theme... ...is a specific subject...knowledge...information...guideline... lesson...to get started in project management. www.projectingIT.com 6 The PRINCE2 ThemesFriday 8 February 13
  7. 7. The 7 Themes of PRINCE2 Business Case Progress Organization Change Quality Risk Plans www.projectingIT.com 7 The PRINCE2 ThemesFriday 8 February 13
  8. 8. Business Case Guidance on how to justify the project Development path of a Business Case What does a Business Case contain Who and how of confirming the project benefits Responsibilities relevant to the Business Case www.projectingIT.com 8 The PRINCE2 ThemesFriday 8 February 13
  9. 9. Organization Guidance on the project management team structure Identifying and engaging the project stakeholders Project management team roles and responsibilities The levels of management and their reporting lines How to keep stakeholders informed about the project www.projectingIT.com 9 The PRINCE2 ThemesFriday 8 February 13
  10. 10. Quality Guidance on ensuring products are fit-for-purpose Project quality management related documentation Quality planning, assurance and control activities What, who and how of the project quality reviews Responsibilities relevant to the Quality theme www.projectingIT.com 10 The PRINCE2 ThemesFriday 8 February 13
  11. 11. Plans Guidance on how to prepare and maintain the plans The different levels of plans Product based planning technique The Plans template Responsibilities relevant for the Plans theme www.projectingIT.com 11 The PRINCE2 ThemesFriday 8 February 13
  12. 12. Risk Guidance on how to manage project risks Where to log the project risks Risk management procedure Risk related reporting Responsibilities for managing the project risks www.projectingIT.com 12 The PRINCE2 ThemesFriday 8 February 13
  13. 13. Change Guidance on how to manage project issues Issue and change control procedure Procedure for configuration management Managing and controlling the project baseline Change related decision making www.projectingIT.com 13 The PRINCE2 ThemesFriday 8 February 13
  14. 14. Progress Project monitoring and control guidelines Project assessments, review and decision making Time based and event based reporting Setting up tolerances and escalation path Progress related roles and responsibilities www.projectingIT.com 14 The PRINCE2 ThemesFriday 8 February 13
  15. 15. Ready for a Quiz? www.projectingIT.com 15 The PRINCE2 ThemesFriday 8 February 13
  16. 16. Match the following 1. Identification, assessment and control of issues A. Business Case 2. Monitor and compare planned vs. actual achievements B. Organization 3. Mechanisms to judge whether the project is viable and worthwhile C. Quality 4. Where, when, how, by whom and how much D. Plans 5. Create and verify products that are fit for purpose E. Risk 6. Define and establish the project’s structure of accountability F. Change 7. Identify, assess and control the uncertainty G. Progress www.projectingIT.com 16 The PRINCE2 ThemesFriday 8 February 13

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