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5.4 Scope Verification


Scope verification is the process of formalizing acceptance of the project scope by the stakeholders. It requires reviewing work products and results to ensure that all were completed correctly and satisfactorily.

Scope verification is concerned with acceptance of the work results while quality control is concerned with correctness of work results.

5.4.1 Inputs

  1. Work results
  2. Product documentation

5.4.2 Tools & Techniques

  1. Inspection

5.4.3 Outputs

  1. Formal acceptance






5.4.1 Scope Verification - Inputs Work results

Refer work results. Product documentation

Documents used to describe the project's products must be available for review eg plans, specifications, technical documentation, etc.


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5.4.2 Scope Verification - Tools and techniques Inspection

This includes activities such as measuring, examining and testing to conform whether the results meet requirements. Examples of inspection are reviews, product reviews, audits and walk-throughs.


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5.4.3 Scope Verification - Outputs Formal acceptance

Documentation that the client or sponsor has accepted the product of the project or phase must be prepared and distributed. Such acceptance may be conditional.


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