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PMP Exam Cram™ 2 by Greg Horine, David Francis

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Scope Control and the WBS

Scope control involves managing any changes to the agreed-upon scope of the project as defined by the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS). Scope changes are “fed back” through the planning processes, documents are updated, and performance measurements are adjusted accordingly. Scope control involves the acknowledgement of a scope change and advising stakeholders of the impact on the timeline and costs for the project. If a customer wants a barn built, but later adds windows and doors to the project after everyone has agreed to the previous requirements, the new windows and doors will likely impact the cost and timeline.

PMI separates the control areas of scope, schedule, cost, quality, and Risk control because their techniques ...

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