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Managing Project Scope

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Managing Project Scope
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ISBN: 978-87-403-1275-1
1 edition
Pages : 54
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About the book

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Description

This eBook explains the processes and requirements involved in scope management. Any planning or work activity which is not directly focused on completing the specified project objective represents a waste of resources and should not be undertaken. Many projects fail because of difficulties in trying to control the scope of the project.

You will learn:

  • How project scope management relates to the successful delivery of a project
  • Why ‘scope creep’ and ‘gold plating’ represent real risks to the project
  • How to confirm that only specified work is completed in accordance with the scope statement
  • To apply scope definition in order to reduce the probability of scope creep within the project
  • Why scope management is treated as a distinct functional area within project management.

Content

  • Introduction
  • Managing the Project Scope
  • Scope Creep & Project Change Control
  • Planning How to Manage the Project Scope
  • Documenting The Project Requirements
  • Creating a Project Scope Statement
  • Creating a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Validating & Controlling the Scope
  • Summary
  • Other Free Resources
  • References

About the Author

Paul Newton has worked in IT and Project management for over 30 years and has also developed several internet based enterprises. He was a co-founder and director of ITT Ltd where he was responsible for the development and marketing of software-based management training tools. Clients included Microsoft, IBM, Pfizer, Sun Microsystems, UK National Health, Ministry of Defence, Barclays and many other internationally known organisations.

Prior to that, he worked as an IT consultant specialising in developing IBM mainframe software for many of the company's clients including: Rockwell, Severn Trent Water, SWEB, SWALEC, and Eagle Star Insurance.

He also owns www.psychometric-success.com, a leading provider of practice aptitude tests. This website helps over a million people per year to pass job selection tests including: numerical, verbal, abstract, spatial and mechanical reasoning tests. It has 16 free practice tests available to download - visit www.psychometric-success.com.

You can contact him at paul@free-management-ebooks.com, paul@psychometric-success.com or via his personal blog www.pcnewton.com.

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