Join Bonnie Biafore for an in-depth discussion in this video Defining the scope of the project, part of Managing Small Projects.
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With the project goal, deliverables, and success criteria in place, it's time to…start working on the scope statement.…A document that clearly delineates what is included in the project and just as…important, what is not included.…For a small project with straightforward deliverables, the scope statement might…be as simple as the list of deliverables and success criteria.…The scope statement is often included in a legal agreement, if the project…involves one person or company hiring another.…
You might also hear the scope statement called a statement of work.…As an example, here is the scope for relocation.…The scope statement identifies the work and deliverables, such as designing a…space, negotiating contracts, completing construction and moving.…Notice that it also includes activities that are out of scope.…The out of scope section identifies work or deliverables that are not the…responsibility of the project team or the vendor you're hiring.…
For example, with the relocation, the tasks for changing the business…
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- Defining the life cycle and scope of small projects
- Identifying the project customer and other stakeholders
- Determining the right level of management
- Scheduling work
- Managing risk
- Keeping things moving
- Evaluating the project
- Getting sign-off and tying up loose ends<br><br>
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