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Scope Management

Scope management generally refers to the planning and management of the physical work to be accomplished or performed on a program or project. Included as a fundamental element in PMI's Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge and virtually all other project management standards, scope management includes managing project/program requirements, specifications, standards, deliverables and all activity associated with creating those items.  In the contracting context, it includes everything described in a 'statement of work' and "end products" or "deliverables".  Controlling changes to the scope of work is also normally included in scope management. Managing the scope of work is the most fundamental aspect of program/project management.

PM World Collection

Articles and papers related to project scope management have been published in the PM World Journal and are now included in the PM World Collection at http://pmworldlibrary.net/pm-world-collection/Click here, then scroll down and click on scope management under PMBOK topics.

 
Concepts, Definitions, Terms

 

To see some definitions of scope management in the PM glossaries in the PMWL, click here.

 

Papers, Reports and Studies






Articles, Blogs, Expert Opinions

Romanelli, M. (2018). Preventing Scope Creep; Project Times, October 24. Available online at https://www.projecttimes.com/articles/preventing-scope-creep.html  (Itodo)




Websites, Other Resources

 

 

 



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