This process validates and accepts the final project deliverables. This portion ensures deliverables have been completed according to the project management plan. This process make sure customers satisfaction is being met.
This process should be attempted to be completed as early as possible. Once the statement of work and WBS are mapped out, validating the scope to ensure customers agree should be done immediately. Changes in the scope later on the project life cycle can be very expensive.
Validate Scope: Inputs, Tools and Techniques, and Outputs. Reprinted from "A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), 5th Edition" by Project Management Institute, 2013, p. 133. Copyright 2013 by PMI.Inc. Reprinted without permission.
1. Requirement Documentation (Input): This artifact was taken from a homework assignment from PMGT 501. Requirement documentation lists all the project, product, and other types of requirements for the project along with their acceptance criteria (PMI, 2013).
2. Group decision-making technique (tools and techniques): This artifact was taken from PMGT 611 on how teams are developed and work together to establish organizational structure.
3. Inspections (tools): This is artifact is an essay to explain a tool which is used for Validating Scope process.