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PMP Exam Cram™ 2 by Greg Horine, David Francis

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Providing Corrective Action

The purpose of corrective action is to bring a schedule or project back on track. This can involve root-cause analysis and schedule or budget adjustments as well as expediting.

Once a change or need for corrective action is determined, the project manager must revisit and perform the following planning tasks again:

  • Planning— Project plans need to be revisited to determine how the corrective action or change will fit into the project.

  • Budgeting— Many changes or corrective actions involve tradeoffs between cost, scope, and time.

  • Integrated change control— Scope, quality, time, and cost all need to be reviewed in light of the change or corrective action. Each area's plans and change-control systems need to be updated ...

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