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TOPIC: Expert Judgement: When to submit a C/R and when to just do as he says w/o a CR

Expert Judgement: When to submit a C/R and when to just do as he says w/o a CR 11 months 2 days ago #25543

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As I work through mock exams in prepcast I find that sometimes the correct answer when told what to do from a SME is just do it and sometimes it's submit a C/R. In general when do we just do what the SME says without a C/R and when would we need a C/R ?

Expert Judgement: When to submit a C/R and when to just do as he says w/o a CR 11 months 20 hours ago #25575

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I am prepping to sit the exam in a few days and what I have learnt is that once the project management plans have not been approved, no change request is needed. If the project management plans have been approved, then you need a change request regardless of who is giving you the direction. Read this is a lot of the explanations PM Prep Cast gave if I got the question wrong.

Expert Judgement: When to submit a C/R and when to just do as he says w/o a CR 11 months 20 hours ago #25576

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Sharon and Anon:

The short answer is, if a Subject Matter Expert provides expert advice that will alter one of the baselines (schedule, cost, scope), then a CR must be submitted and approved before following it.

Hope that helps,

Harry
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