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Scope management

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Opportunities = Scope creep?

Hillson

Opportunities for improving project objectives should always be sought – but is this the same as scope creep? The answer is actually quite simple.

Risk Doctor

Lessons from the Great Escape

Kozak-Holland

Bushell laid out his high demands for the project. He asked the escape committee for various project deliverables: 200 passes to be forged, 200 civilian suits, 200 compasses, and 1,000 maps.

Project Manager Today magazine

Freezing scope

Rosenhead

In simple terms, the scope is agreed with the client, key stakeholders and signed off by the sponsor or project board. Everyone agrees that the scope is frozen and cannot be changes unless…

Project Agency

 

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Documents

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Scope management plan

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Scope management plan (MS Word)

Template with annotations – useful for initial notes on content.

 

Scope management plan (MS Word)

Blank template

 

Specification

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Vision statement

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Vision statement (pdf)

Sample outline vision statement for Brook Bicycles' Magellan programme

 

Vision statement (pdf)

Sample full vision statement for Brook Bicycles' Magellan programme

 

 

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Managing the project scope

FME1

PDF; 48 pages

An introductory guide to developing and controlling a project scope.

Determine project scope

UKNOS2

 

PDF; 6 pages

Two sample competency definitions from the UK National Occupational Standards (NOS). For more examples search for 'project scope' here

Monitor and control project scope

PDF; 7 pages

 

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21 May 2014Scope management plan templates added

Scope management

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