Does the scope include all of the stuff that I make, like a project schedule or a budget? What about things that are used to build the piodutt but nut actually delivered to the people who use it?
Yes. the project scope includes every single thing made by you and the team, and that includes the project plan and other project management documents. There are plenty of things on a project that are deliverables, but which the people who use the product will never see... like a project schedule, specifications, bluepnnts. and budgets. And while some of these things are made by the project manager, there are a lot of them that aren't, and it's not your job to figure out what goes into them. You just need to make sure they get done
Won't the team care more about what they are making than how they are making it?
I Yes. definitely. It's your job as project manager to worry about all of the work the team does to build the product, so that they can focus on actually building it. But that doesn't mean you don't need their cooperation to make sure you've written down all of the work, and nothing else.
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What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.