PRINCE2 - Managing Product Delivery Process Tutorial

16.1 Managing Product Delivery Process

Hello and welcome to PRINCE2® Foundation Certification course offered by Simplilearn. This lesson is about ‘Managing Product Delivery’ process. ‘Managing Product Delivery’ views the project from the Team Manager’s perspective, while the ‘Controlling a Stage’ process views it from the Project Manager’s perspective.

16.2 Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be able to: ?State the purpose and objectives of the ‘Managing Product Delivery’ process ?Identify the activities in the ‘Managing Product Delivery’ process

16.3 Purpose of Managing Product Delivery

The purpose of the ‘Managing Product Delivery’ process is to control the link between the Project Manager and the Team Manager(s), by placing formal requirements on accepting, executing and delivering project work.

16.4 Objective of Managing Product Delivery

The objective of this process is to ensure that the work allocated to the team is agreed and it is authorised and the team producing the product including the Team Managers, team members and suppliers have clear understanding of the product, cost, timeline, effort estimates and tolerance. The other objective is to ensure that the Project Manager receives accurate progress information on a regular basis The Team Manager ensures that products are created and delivered by the team to the project by accepting and checking authorised Work Packages from the Project Manager. The Team Manager creates a Team Plan for the Work Packages being assigned and is responsible for ensuring that each product meets its quality criteria through the quality methods specified in the Product Description.

16.5 Managing Product Delivery—Overview

As shown in the image, the two processes ‘Managing Product Delivery’ and ‘Controlling a Stage’ are closely linked. The Team Manager ensures that products are created and delivered by the team to the project by accepting and checking authorised Work Packages from the Project Manager. The products are delivered to the Project Manager in accordance with any procedure specified in the Work Package.

16.6 Managing Product Delivery—Activities

Many management products are created and regularly updated during project. The Team Plans are created by Team Managers. The activities within ‘Managing Product Delivery’ process are Team Manager oriented and so is ‘Accept a Work Package’ activity. The Team Plans are updated during ‘Execute Work Package’ activity. ‘Deliver Work Package’ activity processes to reflect the progress. The quality activities are carried out during ‘Managing Product Delivery’ process to ensure the quality of the products produced during the stage is maintained and the Quality Register may get updated by the Project Support. The checkpoints are generated by the Team Managers.

16.7 Managing a Product Delivery Process—Exercise

Three exercises are given to test the comprehension of ‘Managing Product Delivery’ process. Please take some time to understand the questions and note the answers.

16.8 Quiz

The quiz section will help to check your understanding of the concepts covered.

16.9 Summary

Here is a quick recap of what we have learnt in this lesson: ?The purpose of the ‘Managing Product Delivery’ process is to control the link between the Project Manager and the Team Manager(s), by placing formal requirements on accepting, executing and delivering project work. ?Many management products are created and regularly updated during project. ?The two processes ‘Managing Product Delivery’ and ‘Controlling a Stage’ are closely linked.

16.10 Thank You

In the next lesson, we will discuss the next process, which is ‘Managing a Stage Boundary’.

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