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Change Control Approach

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A Change Control Approach is used as a guideline to identify how, and by whom, the project’s products will be controlled and protected during the project. This includes both change and issue management. This guideline document answers the questions:

Where does the information in the Change Control Approach come from?

First off all, this guideline should not be created for each project, in fact it should be provided to the project as a template and only need minor changes to adapt it to the specific project. According the PRINCE2 manual, the Change Control Approach is derived from the following (but in reality, this is not done):

A Change Control Approach can take a number of formats, including: a stand-alone document or a section in the Project Initiation Document; Entry in a project management tool.

Quality Criteria

The following quality criteria should be observed:

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