Knowing How PRINCE2 Fits Together
In This Chapter
The four integrated elements
When theme content is used
How PRINCE2 processes fit project stages
How the principles are supported by themes and processes
Learning PRINCE2 is tough, really it is, and piecing it all together in a short period of time is especially tough. I’ve spent many years teaching PRINCE2 courses, and I often tell those attending my courses that learning the method is a bit like learning to drive a car. At first it seems impossible. I grew up in Birmingham and lived on an extremely long road. I remember getting into the instructor’s car for my first lesson and driving off. I was well pleased, I can tell you. I went through the gears and then drove along smoothly. Then we finally got to the end of the road and a T-junction. ‘Brake,’ said the instructor, ‘Mirror, signal, move more to the left, brake more, you’re going much too fast, clutch . . . ’ I remember thinking to myself ‘This is impossible, how can I ever do all of this at once?’ Now, years later, I regularly drive into Central London through heavy ...