Project procedures

Table A. 1 lists the main project management processes for which PRINCE 2 lays down procedures to deal with the various events that the Project Management Team might encounter.

Table A.l

Major PRINCE 2 processes

PRINCE Id

Major processes

SU

Starting up a project

IP

Initiating a project

DP

Directing a project

CS

Controlling a stage

MP

Managing product delivery

SB

Managing stage boundaries

CP

Closing a project

PL

Planning

The levels of staff who are involved with each of the groups of project management processes in Table A. 1 are indicated in Figure A.2. The general planning process PL is not shown as this can take place at various times and places for different reasons. For example, it could take place during the 'Initiating a project' process to create the Project Plan, or during 'Managing stage boundaries' (SB) when a Stage Plan for the next Stage is constructed or when an Exception Plan needs to be produced.

Figure A.2 Project management roles (see Table A. 1 for key).
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