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What does Change Request mean in Project Management?

by | reviewed 2023-11-30
Change Request
Are requests to expand or reduce the project scope, modify policies, processes, plans, or procedures, modify costs or budgets, or revise schedules. Requests for a change can be direct or indirect, externally or internally initiated, legally or contractually mandated, or optional. Only formal, documented, requested changes are processed and only approved change requests are implemented.

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