IS 1017 Scope Change Requests, Time Extensions, Improved Alternate Project Requests Answer Key


Answer key to IS 1017 Scope Change Requests, Time Extensions, Improved_Alternate Project Requests. During the performance of FEMA Public Assistance-related projects, work processes are expected to commence as stated and funds are expected to be obligated/disbursed for approved Scopes of Work. However, there are times when circumstances beyond the Applicant’s control cause the project to turn out differently than planned. For example, Applicants may discover hidden damage, additional work needed for proper completion, delays in the work schedule, or costs becoming higher than estimated. Contains correct FEMA IS 1017 answers and course notes. For a basic foundation on public assistance, check out our FEMA IS 1008 Answer Key, FEMA IS 1013 Answer Key, or FEMA IS 1017 Answer Key.

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Course Overview

The course provides an overview of Public Assistance project eligibility. By the end of the course, State, Local, Indian Tribal, and Territorial Applicants and Recipients will be able to describe all aspects of scope change requests, time extensions, and Improved and Alternate Project requests.

Course Objectives:

  • Identify the different types of changes in scope of work that are considered under Public Assistance funding and how they can benefit Applicants.
  • Describe the underlying requirements to change an established scope of work and the process for approving the requested change.
  • Identify necessary efforts to request scope changes.
  • Describe potential impacts if proper documentation is not obtained for requested changes to the scope of work.
  • Explain why the period of performance and time extensions must be monitored.

From IS-1017: Scope Change Requests, Time Extensions, Improved/Alternate Project Requests