Discussion Questions

  1. 5.1 What are the principal benefits of developing a comprehensive project scope analysis?

  2. 5.2 What are the key characteristics of a work package?

  3. 5.3 Create a Work Breakdown Structure for a term paper project or another school-related project you are working on. What are the steps in the WBS? Can you identify any substeps for each step?

  4. 5.4 What are the benefits of developing a Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM) for a project?

  5. 5.5 Develop an argument for scope reporting mechanisms. At a minimum, what types of reports do you consider necessary for document control of a project? Why?

  6. 5.6 What is the chief purpose of configuration management? In your opinion, why has it become increasingly popular in recent years as a part ...

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