Scope Baseline

Remember how I said that everything you've done so far has built upon itself? This is an important concept you should know for this output. The scope baseline for the project is the approved project scope statement, the WBS, and the WBS dictionary. (You'll recall from Chapter 2 that the project scope statement serves as a baseline for future project decisions because it helps the team determine whether requested changes are inside or outside of scope.) In other words, these documents together describe in detail all the work of the project. From these documents, you'll document schedules, assign resources, and monitor and control the work of the project according to what's described here.

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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