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TOPIC: Who can submit a change request?

Who can submit a change request? 6 months 5 days ago #20333

  • Riaz Hassan
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Hi folks - this is a really straightforward question but I'm having trouble finding the straightforward answer. Per PMI standards, who is allowed to submit change requests? Any stakeholder? Any team member? Or must it be the PM?

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Who can submit a change request? 6 months 5 days ago #20334

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Riaz,

The short answer is "just about anyone can submit a change request." Stakeholders (including suppliers and subcontractors), team members, etc. are all there. In reality, however, corporate internal policies (found in the OPAs) will probably limit the list of those that can submit change requests..

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Who can submit a change request? 6 months 5 days ago #20338

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First of all, this is very valid question
To note: how are change requests implemented? You will recall change requests are outputs from many processes but MUST be approved through Integrated change control (Integration knowledge area) and Monitoring and Control process group. Approved updates are then implemented through Direct and Manage project work.
Therefore any stakeholder may ask a change depending on his power and influence and interest but his request must be thru change control board, of integrated change control process to be approved First
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