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CompTIA Project+ Study Guide: Exam PK0-004 - Second Edition

By : Kim Heldman
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CompTIA Project+ Study Guide: Exam PK0-004 - Second Edition

By: Kim Heldman

Overview of this book

The CompTIA Project+ Study Guide, Second Edition is your comprehensive resource for taking Exam PK0-004. With 100% coverage of all exam objectives, this book gives you everything you need to approach the exam with confidence. Detailed explanations and superior study tools cover and reinforce setup, initiation, planning, execution, delivery, change, control, communication, and closure, and the author Kim Heldman's twenty-five years of project management experience provide deep insight into real-world applications. The book contains detailed explanations and superior study tools that cover and reinforce all the exam objectives. You’ll begin by tackling questions related to pre-project setup and project initiation. Then you’ll solve questions about creating a project charter and planning it. You’ll also take questions about developing schedules and budgets and project execution. The later chapters provide questions on managing change, control, and communication. Finally, you’ll be given questions on project closure. By the end of the book, you’ll have the knowledge you need to be confident on exam day.
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Documenting the Scope Management Plan

The scope management plan describes how the project team will define project scope, validate the work of the project, and manage and control scope. The scope management plan should contain the following elements:

  • The process you’ll use to prepare the scope statement
  • A process for creating, maintaining, and approving the work breakdown structure
  • A definition of how the deliverables will be validated for accuracy and the process used for accepting deliverables
  • A description of the process for controlling scope change requests, including the procedure for requesting changes and how to obtain a change request form

One of the most important elements of the scope management plan, the change request process, will help master that dreaded demon that plagues every project manager at one time or another—scope creep. Scope creep involves changing the project or product scope without having approval to do so and without considering the impacts...