Which of the following is an example of scope validation?
- Decomposing the WBS to a work package level.
- Reviewing the performance of installed software.
- Performing a benefit/cost analysis to determine of we should proceed with the project.
- Managing changes to the project schedule.
B. Scope validation is the process of formalizing acceptance of completed project deliverables and ensuring the output meets all the requirements/standards set at the beginning. This includes validating the deliverable with the customer or the sponsor, and getting the acceptance from the customer or the sponsor.
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Validate Scope is a Monitoring and Controlling Process in the Project Scope Management knowledge area of the PMBOK® Guide.