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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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Writing the Scope Statement

The scope statement includes all the components that make up the product or service of the project and the results the project intends to produce. Although this sounds simple and straightforward, a poorly defined scope statement can lead to missed deadlines, cost overruns, poor morale, and unhappy customers. Good scope planning helps ensure that all the work required to complete the project is defined, agreed on, and clearly documented.

The scope statement builds on and adds detail to the high-level scope definition you documented in the project charter. Depending on the detail of work completed during the project Initiating process, the scope statement may also include a more detailed analysis of the product, an additional cost-benefit analysis, and an examination of alternative solutions. You may also find that much of the work required for scope planning was already completed and documented in the business case and project charter documents. If that’...