|PRINCE2||Pre-Project||Initiation stage||Delivery stages (usually multiple)||Final stage|
|Directing||Starting Up a Project (SU)||Directing a Project (DP)|
|Managing||Managing a Stage Boundary (SB)||Closing a Project (CP)|
|Initiating a Project (IP)||Controlling a Stage (CS)|
|Delivering||Managing Product Delivery (MP)|
Left to right represents time. Top to bottom represents decreasing decision-making power.
Initiating a project creates the following products:
- Project Initiation Documentation
- Includes the following products (some of which are carried over and finalised from their initial forms that were created in the Starting Up a Project stage): Project Definition; Business Case; Role descriptions; Configuration Management Strategy; Risk Management Strategy; Communication Management Strategy; Project Plan.
- Risk Register
- Issue Register
- Quality Register
- Benefits Review Plan
- Configuration Item Records
- All of the preceeding products have a Configuration Item Record created for them. These live in the Configuration Library.