Which Project Documents Need A Change Request For Updates?
Here's a question that we often hear from our PMP® exam prep students in the discussion forums.
This article focuses on the process of updating documents and we’ll also give you some tips for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) defines a change request as a formal proposal to modify any document, deliverable, or baseline. But do you really need to do a change request every time you want to add a new risk to your risk log?
Learn when you need a change request to update a project document, and when you don't.
Topics included in this article are:
1. What Change Requests Are For
2. What The PMBOK® Guide Says
3. Change Requests Are Required For Controlled Documents
4. What About The Project Charter?
5. When You Don’t Need A Change Request
6. PMP® Exam Questions on Updating Documents