Controlling the Project Scope Pmbok Section

Scope control is about protecting the project scope from change and, when change does happen, managing those changes. Ideally, all requested changes follow the scope change control system, which means that change requests must be documented. Those changes that sneak their way into the project scope are lumped into that project poison category of scope creep. Scope creep is, of course, bad, bad news.

Corrective actions—those steps taken to move the project back into alignment with the project scope—don't require formal change requests, because the project manager isn't changing the scope, but rather the work that's outside of the project scope. Correc-

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

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.

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