PRINCE2® Boardroom Briefing

A short course on understanding the role of the Project Board

This course is designed for PRINCE2® board members who would like to understand their responsibilities in a PRINCE2® management environment and what the management products they review should contain and importantly why.

Course Code
1 Day
Delivery Style
Course Type
Private Only
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Purpose of this course

After this briefing everyone will understand the responsibilities of a Project Board member in a PRINCE2® environment and the major management products used.

Who is this course for

All those who are or are potentially PRINCE2® project board members.

You will learn how to
  • Learn the main terms of PRINCE2® particular to the project board
  • Appreciate the roles involved in project management
  • Understand the benefits of using PRINCE2®
  • Understand the responsibilities of the Project Board and its members
Benefits for your organisation

Project board membership means more than acting out an administrative management role. Quite often projects struggle because of the lack of buy in at senior management level and the absence of those who are meant to fulfil active senior management roles. This course is intended to equip those who are project board members with the knowledge required to carry out their roles in a PRINCE2® project.

Benefits for you as an individual

You will feel more comfortable with why PRINCE2® is the chosen project management method for your organisation.  Becoming familiar with the involvement that project board members are expected to have in a project, as you will understand what is expected of your role in a project.

Overview of the PRINCE2® method

Basic process and components of PRINCE2

Board Structure

Roles, responsibilities and authorities
Management by Exception

Pre-method Requirements

The Idea
The Project Mandate

Controlled Start

During Starting up Project
Authorising Project Start
Authorising commitment to the Project

Controlled Progress

Authorising Stage starts During the Stage

Controlled Close

Authorising Project Closure

After the Project

Continuous improvement Post Project Reviews

Where do we go from here?

An understanding of the organisations project management methods and strategy.

About the Lead Trainer

Alex knows his project management inside out, currently teaching PRINCE2®, Change Management and APM PMQ courses. He’s a real advocate for Quanta business games knowing that being part of a live scenario is by far the best way to get to grips with project management.