This knowledge area is a logical group of processes to help you understand requirements, define, break down, and control the scope of the project, and to verify that the product was
Scope can refer to a project or a product.
Project Scope: Everything in the entire project plan
Product Scope: Everything that must be completed to meet product requirements.
The project manager should always be in control of the scope through careful definition and management of the processes.
Changes to the scope should be handled in a structured and controlled manner.
By going above and beyond, you introduce gold plating, which increases risk, uncertainty, and may add potential problems.
Six Processes in Scope
|Process Group||Scope Management Process|
|Planning||Plan Scope Management, Collect Requirements, Define Scope, Create WBS|
|Monitoring & Controlling||Validate Scope, Control Scope|
|Plan Scope Management||Scope Management Plan, Requirements Management Plan|
|Collect Requirements||Requirements Documentation, Requirements Traceability Matrix|
|Define Scope||Project Scope Statement|
|Create WBS||Scope Baseline|
|Validate Scope||Accepted Deliverables|
|Control Scope||(Scope) Change Requests, Work Performance Information|