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Defining the Project4–1
4–2Defining the ProjectDefining the ProjectStep 1:Defining the Project ScopeStep 2:Establishing Project PrioritiesStep 3:Creating the Work Breakdown StructureStep 4:Integrating the WBS with the OrganizationStep 5:Coding the WBS for the InformationSystem
4–3Step 1: Defining the Project ScopeStep 1: Defining the Project ScopeProject ScopeA definition of the end result or mission of the project—a product or service for the client/customer—inspecific, tangible, and measurable terms.Purpose of the Scope StatementTo clearly define the deliverable(s) for the end user.To focus the project on successful completionof its goals.To be used by the project owner and participantsas a planning tool and for measuring project success.
4–4Project Scope ChecklistProject Scope Checklist1.Project objective2.Deliverables3.Milestones4.Technical requirements5.Limits and exclusions6.Reviews with customer
4–5Project Scope: Terms and DefinitionsProject Scope: Terms and DefinitionsScope StatementsAlso called statements of work (SOW)Project CharterCan contain an expanded version of scope statementA document authorizing the project manager to initiateand lead the project.Scope CreepThe tendency for the project scope to expand overtime due to changing requirements, specifications, andpriorities.
4–6Step 2: Establishing Project PrioritiesStep 2: Establishing Project PrioritiesCauses of Project Trade-offsShifts in the relative importance of criterions relatedto cost, time, and performance parametersBudget–CostSchedule–TimePerformance–ScopeManaging the Priorities of Project Trade-offsConstrain: a parameter is a fixed requirement.

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Spring
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Management, Project Management, project manager

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