PRINCE2 overview

The foundations of PRINCE2

This section explains the nature of the PRINCE2 methodology and contains:

  • A summary of the fundamentals of project management
  • An overview of PRINCE2


This section provides project managers and their teams with a set of processes and procedures for project management and contains:

  • Process maps for both large and small projects
  • Detailed descriptions of each process step
  • Reference information for each step in the process


This section defines roles and responsibilities for each member of a typical project team and contains:

  • Summaries of the roles and responsibilities of each project team member at any one stage of a project
  • Direct links to the relevant process steps, templates and guidelines


This section explains how to run the project, shows how to complete each stage of the project and how to effectively communicate progress and contains:

  • Checklists of key issues to address during the stages of a project
  • Team and management meeting agendas and project tracking tools
  • Standard document templates to simplify work


This section references and terminology to the guidelines presented in previous sections and contains:

  • A set of guidelines to the processes and components of PRINCE2 and other related management techniques
  • A glossary of project management terminology