The key stakeholders have reported the project pace as being slow. The project sponsor would like to cancel the project if it cannot be completed before the end of the year. The project is scheduled to be completed three months after the requested date.
To alter the pace of the project, which of the following should the project manager do FIRST?
A . Give approval for the change requested by the project sponsor.
B . Deny the request from the project sponsor.
C . Document the change request from the project sponsor.
D . Ask the project sponsor to change the request.