Change Control

The processes and procedures to manage changes being made to a product, process, schedule, budget including the submission, analysis, decision making, approval, implementation and post implementation of the change. Change control is typically an element of a project quality plan.

Uncontrolled changes are one of the most common causes of delay and failure in projects.

see also: Change Management

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