CHAPTER 3Phase 1: Define Project Scope

image Planning and Organizing a Supply Chain Excellence Initiative

Understanding the business reasons for a project and then properly defining its scope are critical steps to a successful launch. The Fowlers executive team had already provided the “go” decision during an on-site briefing on March 11; now the members wanted to know who, what, when, how, and, of course, how much. During the on-site visit the SCOR coach, Brian, Jovan, and David organized web-based conference calls for the week of April 18, which would be used to review Phase 1 deliverables in preparation for the targeted April 25 project kickoff. ...

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