Project Levels

A project management methodology should add value to the process of managing projects rather than simply providing administrative functions. Therefore, the determination of which project management processes are required should be scaled to fit projects of varying classifications. In some cases, it makes sense to modify certain process requirements and/or tools, such as the scope statement or capital authorization request (CAR), to ensure that the requirements add value and not unnecessary paperwork. These decisions should be made on a case-by-case basis. The following classification structure has been established to help define the minimum requirements for projects that meet different criteria.

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