What Project Scope Management?
Scope refers to all the work involved in creating theproducts of the project and the processes used to createthem.
A deliverable is a product produced as part of a project, such as hardware or software, planning documents, or meeting minutes.
Project scope management includes the processes involved in defining and controlling what is or is not included in a project.
Project Scope Management Processes
- Scope planning: Deciding how the scope will be defined, verified, and controlled.
- Scope definition: Reviewing the project charter and preliminary scope statement and adding more information as requirements are developed and change requests are approved.
- Creating the WBS: Subdividing the major project deliverables into smaller, more manageable components.
- Scope verification: Formalizing acceptance of the project scope.
- Scope control: Controlling changes to project scope.
The scope management plan is a document that includes descriptions of how the team will prepare the project scope statement, create the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), verify completion of the project deliverables, and control requests for changes to the project scope.