CHAPTER 4: SEVEN PROCESSES

Process one: Starting up a Project

Purpose:

The purpose of the Starting up a Project process is to ensure that the prerequisites for Initiating a Project are in place by answering the question: do we have a viable and worthwhile project?

The purpose of the Starting up a Project process is as much about preventing poorly conceived projects from ever being initiated as it is about approving the initiation of viable projects.

What this means

To trigger a PRINCE2® project, someone with enough authority from within an organization needs to commission the project idea. The project idea is presented as a project mandate – either formally as a written document, or informally as a verbal request. Regardless of presentation, ...

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