In this activity, you will write a scope statement for your own project.
Create a statement describing the scope of the project that you selected in the first learning path. This description should include:
- The project name
- The project owner, sponsors, and stakeholders
- The problem statement
- The project goals and objectives
- The project requirements
- The project deliverables
- The project non-goals (what is out of scope)
- Cost estimates
When you have completed your scope statement, use the criteria in the rubric below to self assess it.
This is also the rubric that will be used should you choose to be formally assessed.
|Scope statement overview|
|The scope statement clearly identifies the project name, the sponsor, the owner, and identifies stakeholders.
The purpose or problem statement of the project is clear and prominent.
|The scope statement makes it clear who the project is for and gives some indication as to who it will affect.
The purpose or problem statement is described.
|It is not clear who the project is for or who it may affect.
The reason to do this project is not clear.
|All objectives are specific, measurable, and time-bound.
The deliverables are described with specific requirements stipulated.
|Most objectives are specific, measurable, and time-bound.
The deliverables are described with some requirements stipulated.
|Objectives may not be sufficiently specific, measurable, or time-bound to measure as success factors.
The deliverables are described but may not have requirements stipulated.
|At least 3 significant milestones are described on a time line, and an approximate budget is provided.||4-5|
|At least 3 significant milestones are described.
There is some indication of total cost.
|Less than 3 milestones are described.
There is no indication of total cost.