Scope of Work (SOW)
The following is an excerpt from John Lowe’s book entitled A Guide to Managing Engineering and Architectural Design Services Contracts. The post was published with permission from the author and the audiobook will be available through The Engineering Career Coach website in November 2016. Click here for a notification when the audiobook is released.
The Scope of Work (SOW) on a project is an important aspect of a project that can lead to many budget and schedule challenges. In this excerpt, which is two separate excerpts of Mr. Lowe’s book, he defines the Scope of Work in relation to engineering projects and discusses how liability can be minimized by sharing the SOW and identifying changes to it early on.
The Scope of Work on Engineering Projects