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
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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
  • Delegation
  • 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.