Join Bonnie Biafore for an in-depth discussion in this video Handling changes, part of Managing Small Projects.
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Changes that people ask for might seem small, but if you get enough of them they…add up and can sink your project schedule and budget.…Changes always occur.…So you have to be prepared for them and have a plan for managing them.…The first step in managing changes is recognizing one when you see it.…When you kick off the project you save your plan and the documents you created,…the requirements, specifications, deliverables, and so on.…These documents are how you can tell if someone wants to change.…
Make sure your team members understand the impact changes can have and know to…communicate changes to you right away when they occur.…A change might be an adjustment like moving a wall over by four feet to make…more room in the locker room.…But a change can also be something added to the plan that wasn't there before.…For example, the architect adds more studs and bracing in the walls for…equipment that supports people's weight.…When a change comes in you have to figure out whether it makes sense and how it…
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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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