Week 9– Individual Assignment Project Management
Throughout the course, we have discussed the project knowledge areas and project management processes used in managing a project. A key component of effectively managing a project is controlling project change; applicable to project integration management (Perform Integrated Change Control).
For this individual assignment, you will search the UMUC academic databases and professional journals to develop a generic project change control methodology that would be appropriate for most projects. You can use your team project for reference or as an example.
The methodology or process will include the following elements:
Change control procedures – what are the policies and procedures for approving,
validating, and implementing change?
Change control plan – a brief outline of how changes will be managed/controlled.
Change control meetings and communication – describe how you will conduct change
control meetings and communicate project changes to stakeholders.
Change authorization procedures – what are the levels of authority for reviewing/approving/implementing changes?
Change control system(s) – What are the project management information systems
(PMIS) used for tracking and controlling changes (include at least one example of a template as part of your change control system).
Instructions for completing the assignment:
• Before you begin this assignment, review the grading rubric for this assignment to
understand how your work will be graded.
• Search out scholarly resources related to the subject of this assignment; use the UMUC
online library databases as a start. You may also use course reading lists and PMBOK as
• In MS Word, compose a paper of no more than 4 pages (not including Title or References
page) that addresses all elements of this assignment.
• Format your assignment response in accordance with APA 7th edition, include the title page and References page, and save the file as PMAN634_IA9_yourlastname.
• Submit your assignment through the Assignment folder of the course no later than 11:59 pm. on Tuesday, Week 9.