Project requirements & scope documentation

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A brief presentation for the online project management course.

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Project requirements & scope documentation

  1. 1. Project Management:Requirements & ScopeDocumentation
  2. 2. Project Management (CISY 7003) © 2011 Peter von StackelbergIdentifying the requirements and scope for a projectinvolves details, details, details…
  3. 3. Project Management (CISY 7003) © 2011 Peter von StackelbergSuppose I want to construct a building. What kind of abuilding do I want?Highrise or bunker?
  4. 4. Project Management (CISY 7003) © 2011 Peter von StackelbergActually, I want a cabin in the woods.What kind of cabin?
  5. 5. Project Management (CISY 7003) © 2011 Peter von StackelbergAnd I want to plant an apple tree outside the cabin...What kindof appletree?
  6. 6. Project Management (CISY 7003) © 2011 Peter von StackelbergAs you identify the requirements for the project’sdeliverables, be sure to make them measurable.• Physical characteristics• e.g. color, size, weigh, other specs, etc.• Functional characteristics• e.g. what it will be used for• Non-functional characteristics• e.g. level of service, safety, security,compliance, etc.• Quality• Support, training, etc.• Acceptance criteria• e.g how the deliverable will bedescribed in terms on beingacceptable to the client/customer

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