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Questions tagged [scope-of-work]

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Quote for a full week of sprint/workshop - How to price this?

I am looking for advice on how to price work on a week-long intensive workshops. I have done 2-3 days sessions before but that was usually basically a set of meetings in some corporate 9-5 office, ...
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Unexpected additional work

I have a client that asked me to write code for them. Specifically (from the contract): The Client is hiring the Developer to do the following: Point a form to send a user entered text field to ...
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Consulting: Do I charge for the time I take to plan the scope of the project?

I'm about to start my first consulting gig with my first client. The things is, I've spent 10+ hours already just scoping the project and estimating how many hours each task takes before even ...
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Do extra projects indicate extra pay for stipend contractors?

After leaving a major media conglomerate following four years as a manager, I accepted my first freelance/contract role in an industry I plan to transition toward. It is a four month assignment for a ...
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Potentially unable to complete a project; what to do?

I am worried that I have taken on a major project (three months scheduled, tens of thousands of dollars, but it's already late) that I will be unable to complete. I am trying to figure out the best ...
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What is the scope of freelancing in MATLAB programming?

I know very little about the freelancing world. But I have always been curious about it, as it seems like a nice alternative career option. I would like to know, what are the kind of projects ...
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Did I deal with a client squeezing extra work properly?

I estimated X hours. As I showed them the progress, they started adding more things to do that was outside what was expected or was not portrayed in the beginning. I asked for 50% of the original ...
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How to figure out the Scope of Work?

If I am starting out in my field as a freelancer, how can I determine what should be in a scope of work, and how can I decide what is acceptable in the Scope of Work before determining it must be ...