Deliver your Projects with Control and Confidence

As projects move forward, new insights are gained. This information has the potential to improve or expand the project. The work to be accomplished and boundaries are needed to ensure that project outcomes are delivered. The Cadence Scope Management course helps the project team maintain focus and control.

Scope management is used to ensure that a project delivers all of the work required by completion.

About this course

Cadence Specific Focus Series

Audience: Graduates of the Cadence 3-day Project Management Methodology course
Duration: 1 Day
Class Size: 18 Participants Max
Prerequisites: Cadence 2-day or 3-day Project Management Methodology Course
Format: In-House
PDUs: 8, Technical

It defines the boundaries of the project, including what is to be done and what is not going to be done on a specific project. Participants are actively involved in this workshop through a series of lectures and hands-on exercises, working on their real projects. It will equip them with the skills to effectively manage scope on their projects.

Suggested Format and Topics

  • Use techniques and approaches to successfully manage scope
  • State the components of scope
  • Identify how to consistently check to make sure that all confirmed work is being completed
  • State exclusions on a project and use them as the project “boundary”
  • Understand the process to verify scope with the project sponsor and stakeholders
  • Identify when the project is going beyond the scope and what is needed to take corrective action
  • Manage “scope creep” by discovering clear requirements up front
  • Understand methods on obtaining formal acceptance of project scope during project planning

As with all Cadence training, the course content is tailored for the client’s audience and learning objective. The discussion points in this course are designed with this in mind. Sample of a series of learning topics could include:

  1. Functional/Non-functional constraints
  2. Conscious/Unconscious requirements
  3. Prototyping
  4. Secondary stakeholders
  5. Performance requirements
  6. Adjacent systems
  7. Cultural/political awareness
  8. Scope sanity checks
  9. Business requirements
  10. Fit criterion
  11. Quality gateways
  12. Scope development