is: Manage Scope & Requirements
This activity controls what is and what is not
included in the project based on the scope and requirements
defined in the Project Charter.
When the deliverables
change during the course of the project the current budget
and deadlines are adjusted to reflect the additional work.
The new estimated cost, effort and duration become the
approved baseline for the project.
to project scope and requirements is guided by the change
management process in the Change Management Plan.
Changes to scope and requirements are a common
threat to projects. Project managers must watch for
“scope creep.”. An increase in scope that doesn’t include
a corresponding adjustment to project cost, effort or timeline
may result in the project being delivered late or over
Who is Involved
Project Team Members
Scope and requirement changes are monitored and
Scope and Requirement Changes component of the Project Status Report
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Updated February 1, 2006 - v1.0