Control Scope

This article contains most of the important information you need to know about Control Scope process in order to answer questions related to this topic in the PMP Exam, I recommend you review this type of articles 1 week before your exam date, all information mentioned are based on PMBOK Guide 6th edition and PMP Exam Prep 9th edition for Rita Maclhy’s, ITTO refers to Inputs, Tools & Techniques and outputs.

This process is a part of Monitor and Control Process group and Scope Management Knowledge Area with the following ITTO’s


  1. Project Management Plan
  2. Project Documents
  3. Work Performance Data
  4. Organizational Process assets

Tools & Techniques:

  1. Data Analysis


  1. Change Requests
  2. Work Performance information
  3. Project Document updates
  4. Project management plan updates


  • It’s the process of monitoring the status of the project and product scope and managing changes to the scope baseline.
  • Proactive process as project manager should be overlooking the project scope.
  • Controlling project scope ensures all requested change requests and corrective actions or preventive actions are processes through the integrated change control process.
  • It involves measuring and assessing work performance data against the scope baseline and managing scope baseline changes.
  • Scope performance should be measured continually against the scope baseline.
  • Variance Analysis : a method to compare planned and actual work an determine the actions .

Leave a Reply

Logged in as shadi alsha3er. Log out?