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Project Scope Management

DURATION: 16 hours (2 days)

Course Description

This 2-day workshop covers all processes required to ensure that the project includes all the work required, and only the work required, to successfully complete the project. The students will learn the elements involved in requirements gathering, scope definition, verification and control. This course is 100% compliant with the Project Management Institute’s® (PMI’s®) current Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®).


Should at least have a basic Project Management concepts. 

Course Objectives 

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Learn the different techniques and tools in gathering requirements

  • Create a detailed project scope statement

  • Understand the techniques in determining and verifying key project deliverables

  • Create a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), which is the backbone of the project plan

  • To develop the ability to detect variances from the scope baseline and recommend corrective actions. 

Course Features 

  • Workshop based

  • Instructor-led discussion

  • Role-playing

  • Create a Scope Management Plan

Course Outline 


  • Welcome and student introductions

  • Training Agenda

  • Course Objectives and Expectations

  • Workshop 1: Challenges and Suggestions


  • What is Project Scope Management?

  • PMBOK Project Scope Management Processes and its impacts on the other knowledge areas

  • Project scope vs Product scope


Process 1: Collect Requirements

  • Methodology in gathering requirements         


  • Tools and Techniques in requirements gathering

    • Facilitated workshops

    • Focus Group

    • Interviews

  • Output documents

    • Requirements documentation

    • Requirements management plan

    • Requirements traceability matrix

  • Workshop 2: Preparing the requirements management plan

  • Role-playing: Facilitated workshop


Process 2: Define Scope

  • How to define the scope

  • Tools and Techniques

    • Expert judgment

    • Product analysis

    • Alternative definition

    • Facilitated Workshops

  • How to write the scope statement

  • Determining acceptance criteria

  • Workshop 3: Writing the scope statement


Day Two Process 3: Create WBS

  • Define the create WBS process

  • Tools and Technique

    • Decomposition

  • Outputs 

    • WBS

    • WBS dictionary

    • Scope Baseline

  • Workshop 4: Create WBS


Process 4: Verify Scope

  • Define verify scope process

  • Tool and technique in verifying scope o Inspection

  • Outputs

    • Change requests

    • Accepted deliverables


Process 5: Control Scope

  • Define control scope process

  • Tool and Technique

    • Variance Analysis

  • Output

    • Work performance measurements

  • Workshop 5 Presentation of a comprehensive scope management plan

  • Course wrap-up

  • End of workshop

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