All seven PRINCE2 Themes must be applied in a PRINCE2 project, but like all other PRINCE2 elements, the PRINCE2 Themes must be scaled to meet the specific nature of the project and the project organization.
Addresses how the idea is developed into a viable investment proposition.
Describes the roles and responsibilities in the project team.
Explains how the outline is developed so that all participants understand the quality attributes of the products.
Describing the steps required to develop plans.
Addresses how to manage uncertainties.
What’s the impact?
Describes how project management assesses and acts upon issues.
Where are we now?
Where are we going?
Should we carry on?
Addresses the ongoing viability of the plans. Explains the decision making process for approving plans, the monitoring of actual performance and the escalation process if events do not go according to plan.
While the PRINCE2 Processes addresses the chronological flow of a project, the PRINCE2 Themes need attention continuously.