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Project Management for Mere Mortals by Claudia M. Baca - PMP, PMI Certified OPM3®, Assessor and Consultant

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Chapter 3. How Big Is This Project?

A user will tell you anything you ask about, but nothing more.

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The last chapter covered initiating a project and starting to define the scope of the project via the preliminary scope statement. This chapter continues the work of progressive elaboration and shows how to get into more detail. You start by defining the scope of the project, basically—you use the information you’ve already gathered to formally document the extent of the project via a scope statement.

One of the inputs into the scope statement is the product scope description, which includes the ...

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