Join Doug Rose for an in-depth discussion in this video Project changes are inevitable, part of Project Management Foundations: Change.
A project change is a fix to any deliverable,…resource, activity, or duration that was not…originally in your project plan.…So to understand project changes, you have…to think about the project plan.…If there is no plan, then there's nothing to change.…Project planning is a complex topic.…For the purpose of this Lynda course,…you just need to remember 3 things.…The first is that your plan is filled with guesses.…So, get comfortable with the idea…that there is a foundation of uncertainty.…Second, you'll have to plan according…to what's considered normal for your organization.…
Do you work with planners or adapters?…Third, you'll need to know your stakeholders.…Will your stakeholder be available to you…from day 1 or will they chime in near the end?…So, let's start with the first thing…you should remember.…Your plan is filled with guesses.…Your plan is your project's story.…It won't read like regular fiction.…It will read like science fiction.…A prediction of what will happen wrapped…in what ifs and guesses.…Instead of focusing on killer androids…
Along the way, learn how to effectively manage your project for change requests and deal with common obstacles. Also see how to find the balance between too much and too little change—either can be threat to your project.
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- What are project changes?
- Planning for changes
- Accepting or rejecting a change
- Understanding the risks
- Learning from your changes<br><br>
- The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.