Appendix A. Glossary


A risk response strategy for either positive or negative risks that involves simply accepting the consequences of risk occurring.

accepted deliverable

A project deliverable that has been through both validation and quality control to ensure that it meets the requirements and specifications.


How close the measured value is to the actual value; compare with precision, which refers to how uniform measurements are.


The tool of advertising externally for project team members.

active listening

A communications technique in which the listener takes active steps to ensure that the message was understood correctly.

activity attributes

Detail provided about activities on the activity list.

activity cost estimates

The ...

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