Managing Change

Change control processes are used to manage other knowledge areas such as scope change control, schedule change control, cost change control, risk change control, etc.

 Change Control Board (CCB)

Change Control Boards are a committee, often made up of the most important project sponsors or other stakeholders, that makes decisions on project change requests. The decisions made by the CCB generally are final and binding.  The formation of a CCB often reduces the pressure the project manager faces by helping to keep the responsibility of the important project decisions with the project sponsor role.

The Kübler-Ross model

When dealing with significant organizational changes, many people believe that participants experience the same 5 emotional stages as when dealing with grief. The Kübler-Ross model, commonly known as the five stages of grief are as follows:


“People resist change only when they are not an active part of it.”     –  Anonymous