Q: Which of the following demonstrates a project manager keeping the project in-scope? Select all that apply.
Q: Which of the following best illustrates how a project manager maintains scope? Choose every option that pertains.
- The key stakeholder meets with the project manager to set the scope and deliverable agreements in writing. The project manager keeps the key stakeholders informed while communicating with project team members.
- The key stakeholder clearly states the project needs to be completed in 6 months and must stay within scope. The project manager has not been able to keep the project on schedule and has yet to inform the key stakeholder of the delay.
- The key stakeholder and the project manager clearly define the project scope in the initial planning stage. The project manager documents all the details to be referred to throughout the project life cycle.
- The key stakeholder has had to meet with the project manager several times to define the project scope. The project manager is delaying meetings and is unclear about project tasks.
Explanation: The scope of the project is defined clearly and concisely at the first planning stage by the project manager and the key stakeholders. During the project life cycle, the project manager is responsible for documenting all of the information that will be subject to reference.
The most important stakeholder makes it very apparent that the project must be finished within six months and must remain within its scope. The management of the project has not been successful in maintaining the project’s timeline, and he or she has not yet informed the key stakeholders about the delay.