Outlining the Structure of PRINCE2
In This Chapter
Introducing the main structure – the processes
Outlining the themes
Setting down the principles
Explaining where project techniques fit in
The PRINCE2 method can seem a bit fragmented at first, especially in the 2009 edition of the PRINCE2 manual which doesn’t help too much. But when you see how all the parts fit together as you read this edition of PRINCE2 For Dummies then it’ll make sense. Parts II and III of this book look at the various elements of the method, but this chapter ranges across the whole of PRINCE2 at a higher level so that you can see how it all slots together.
When you have the structure of PRINCE2 clear and then hang on the detail, it just becomes the way you run projects. You find that your concentration turns away from what the method is and on to how you’re going to use it on your next project (or if you react like some of the delegates on my courses, how you wish you’d run your last one!). And even if you have a lot of project management experience, ...