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Passing the PMP® Exam: How to Take It and Pass It by Ph.D., - PMP Rudd McGary,

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Chapter Four. Execution and Control

Just as the Planning and Execution phases of a project are closely linked, so too are the Execution and Control phases. In fact, the two phases are simultaneous, with control being a major function that the project manager uses in the execution of the project. It is almost impossible to go through a project of any significant length without some changes occurring. In addition, control of information to and from the project team is extremely important. Let’s look first at Scope Change Control.

When you begin the project, one of the first documents that you create is a Scope Statement. This statement outlines the actions and tasks that must be done in order to produce the output of the project, and it is the baseline ...

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