Discuss the challenges of Scope Definition and the role of Stakeholder Participation in Scope Definition
While adequate front-end project planning with clear project scope definition can alleviate the potential for cost overrun, inadequate project planning and poor scope definition can lead to expensive changes, delays, rework, cost overruns, schedule overruns, and project failure. Therefore, having a well-defined project during the pre-project planning stage is crucial for successful project execution and for achieving a satisfactory project outcome.
This cannot be done without involving all stakeholders in defining the project from early phases. Collecting stakeholdersâ€™ opinions about the project outcome after its completion when their involvement is limited, is useless https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877042813004679