- The evidence is reasonable, but could benefit from significant improvement to comply fully with PRINCE2®
|Controlling A Stage (CS)
|Maturity Model Rating For This Phase
Level 1 - Initial
• Methodology is not being adopted
Level 2 - Managed
• Very Low adoption of methodology
• Very low level of control
Level 3 - Defined
• Low adoption of methodology
• Low level of control
Level 4 - Quality
• Good adoption of methodology
• Good level of control
Level 5 - Optimised
• Full adoption of methodology
• Under full control
|Authorising Work Package
|Has authorisation to proceed been given from the project board?
|Have work packages been documented?
|Have product descriptions been updated and used to create work packages?
|Have configuration item records been updated?
|Have the issue and risk logs been updated?
|Have the major products of a plan and key dates of their delivery been updated (Product Check list)?
|Has the quality log been updated?
|Has the stage/exception plan been updated?
|Are there checkpoint meetings?
|Are the checkpoint meetings in the project plan?
|Are checkpoint meetings documented?
|Are risk, issue, quality logs and stage plans updated?
|Capturing Project Issues
|Are project issues recorded?
|Are all significant Issues recorded?
|Examining Project Issues
|Are key issues used to update the lessons learned log?
|Are the risks that caused issues recorded in the risk log?
|Reviewing Stage Status
|When there was a plan deviation was it identified in the controlling a stage process?
|Where there was a tolerance threat was it identified in the controlling a stage process?
|Is stage status reflected in highlight reports?
|Has the impact of any new or revised risks been undertaken (on the Business Case, Stage Plan or the Project Plan)?
|Are highlight reports produced?
|Do they reflect checkpoint reports over the reporting period?
|Do they reflect plan deviations and tolerance threats?
|Have highlight reports been reviewed by the project board?
|Have reports been sent to other stakeholders identified in the communications plan?
|Do highlight reports meet PRINCE2® standards?
|Taking Corrective Action
|Has the project board been approached for advice?
|Has the project board given advise on taking corrective action?
|Has the issue log been kept up to date?
|Escalating Project Issues
|Have exception reports been issued to the project board?
|Have exception reports been approved by the project board?
|Have exception plans been requested by the project board?
|Has advise been sought from the project board before submission of exception plans?
|Have exception plans been sent to the board?
|Receiving Completed Work Package
|Have work package status been reported?
|Are quality log entries completed for the work package?
|Have acceptance been documented from product recipients?
|Have configuration item record for delivered products been updated to completed?