Aims of this chapter

5. Project scope management

What is project scope management?

Principles of project scope management

Scope planning

Scope definition

Create work breakdown structure

Scope verification

Scope creep

Scope control

Scope management process in action

This chapter will cover the processes and requirements involved with project scope management to ensure that the work defined by the scope statement, and no extra, is completed and verified to the customer's satisfaction. By the end of this chapter, the reader should:

  • know what scope management is, and how it relates to project management and the successful delivery of a project;

  • be able to categorize project activities to confirm that only the designated work is completed, in accordance with the project scope statement;

  • be able to apply scope definition within project management to ensure scope control, thereby reducing the probability of scope creep within the project;

  • be able to explain the need for treating project scope management as a distinct knowledge area within project management.

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Definitive Guide to Project Management. The Fast Track to Getting the Job Done on Time and on Budget
The Definitive Guide to Project Management: The fast track to getting the job done on time and on budget (2nd Edition)
ISBN: 0273710974
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2007
Pages: 217
Authors: Sebastian Nokes
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