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Short course - Introduction to Managing Scope

This two-day course provides participants with an introductory knowledge of scope management activities and processes. Participants are introduced to the tools and techniques for establishing and managing the scope baseline, and gain an understanding of the importance of scope management in delivering successful projects and programmes.

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Course Overview

Participants will explore the activities, interfaces and challenges involved in setting and managing a programme-aligned project scope. Utilising a range of case studies and collaborative exercises, participants will gain an understanding of key activities including requirements gathering, selecting solutions, and tracking progress.

Available online or in-person, this course is relevant to all individuals working in a project or programme setting and may be especially helpful for those who are new to the project profession.

On this course you will...

  • Describe how to collect requirements and convert these into a project scope
  • Explain the role of the programme in defining a project’s scope
  • Explain who is involved and the importance of team-working between disciplines, in creating a viable scope baseline
  • Outline how the disciplines needed fit together to deliver the project to, and manage change of, its scope baseline
  • Understand the benefits of investing time in setting the baseline correctly to be able to deliver against it
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Course Structure

What you will learn

Delivered over two days, the course explores the following core topics:

Day one
  • Defining the project scope
  • Establishing and managing requirements
  • Programme management and project scope
  • Designing and selecting solutions
Day two
  • Planning the solution
  • Tracking plan execution
  • Realising benefits and business readiness

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