This process is reviewing all change requests. The PMI (2013) states, the process reviews all requests for change or modifications to project documents, deliverables, baselines, or the project management plan then approves or rejects the change.
Change is going to happen in all organizations. Project management, with all of its moving parts, change is something project teams will need to embrace on a daily basis. The key is documentation and communication. If changes gets approval, how it will effect cost, scope, schedule, as well as risks; and that these changes are updated through reports and communicated to stakeholders.
Perform Integrated Change Control: 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. 94. Copyright 2013 by PMI.Inc. Reprinted without permission.
1. Work Performance Reports (Inputs): This artifact was taken from a homework assignment from PMGT 614. This homework related to the bicycle project and calculates earned value variances. This supports project document updates as an output for Monitor and Control Work process.
2. Change Log (Output): This log documents changes to the project and shows how it will impact the project in regards to cost, schedule and scope. It also provides what stakeholders to communicate to.
3. Approved change request (Output): This artifact was taken from a homework assignment from PMGT 614. This shows how changes are approved. Once these changes are approved they need to be documented into the change log.