A Project Board is established for each project to provide its primary governance forum. The Project Executive chairs the board where the Project Manager presents reports of progress, issues and risks identified. Other members are included in the board to enable the project to be steered appropriately and escalated issues to be resolved in a timely manner. Project Boards are responsible for the success and provision of project assurance to stakeholders that user needs will be met.
Typically the Project Board meets monthly and consist of the following key roles as per the PRINCE2 methodology:
- Project Executive - representing the Business interest
- Senior User - representing the Users interest
- Senior Supplier - representing the Supplier interests