Knowledge Areas

5. Project Scope Management

5.1 Plan Scope Management - Planning Process Group

The process of creating a scope management plan that documents how the project scope will be defined, validated, and controlled

Inputs
  1. Project Charter
  2. Project Management Plan
  3. Enterprise Environmental Factors
  4. Organizational Process Assets
Tools & Techniques
  1. Expert Judgment
  2. Data analysis
  3. Meetings
Outputs
  1. Scope management plan
  2. Requirements management plan

5.2 Collect Requirements - Planning Process Group

The process of determining, documenting and managing stakeholders' needs and requirements to meet project objectives

Inputs
  1. Project Charter
  2. Project Management Plan
  3. Project Documents
  4. Business Documents
  5. Agreements
  6. Enterprise Environmental Factors
  7. Organizational Process Assets
Tools & Techniques
  1. Expert Judgement
  2. Data Gathering
  3. Data Analysis
  4. Decision Making
  5. Data Representation
  6. Interpersonal & Team Skills
  7. Context Diagram
  8. Prototypes
Outputs
  1. Requirements Documentation
  2. Requirements Traceability Matrix

5.3 Define Scope - Planning Process Group

The process of developing a detailed description of project and product

Inputs
  1. Project Charter
  2. Project Management Plan
  3. Project Documents
  4. Enterprise Environmental Factors
  5. Organizational Process Assets
Tools & Techniques
  1. Expert Judgment
  2. Data analysis
  3. Decision Making
  4. Interpersonal & Team Skills
  5. Product Analysis
Outputs
  1. Project Scope Statement
  2. Project Document Updates

5.4 Create WBS - Planning Process Group

The process of subdividing project deliverables and project work into smaller more manageable components

Inputs
  1. Project Management Plan
  2. Project Documents
  3. Enterprise Environmental Factors
  4. Organizational Process Assets
Tools & Techniques
  1. Expert Judgment
  2. Decomposition
Outputs
  1. Scope Baseline
  2. Project Document Updates

5.5 Validate Scope - Monitoring & Controlling Process Group

The process of formalizing acceptance of the completed project deliverables

Inputs
  1. Project Management Plan
  2. Project Documents
  3. Validated Deliverables
  4. Work Performance Data
Tools & Techniques
  1. Inspection
  2. Decision Making
Outputs
  1. Accepted Deliverables
  2. Work Performance Information
  3. Change Requests
  4. Project Document Updates

5.6 Control Scope - Monitoring & Controlling Process Group

The process of monitoring the status of the project and product scope and managing changes to the scope baseline

Inputs
  1. Project Management Plan
  2. Project Documents
  3. Work Performance Data
  4. Organizational Process Assets
Tools & Techniques
  1. Data analysis
Outputs
  1. Work Performance Information
  2. Change Requests
  3. Project Management Plan Updates
  4. Project Document Updates