time to document all the deliverables during the Scope Planning process.
Figure 4.3: WBS levels one, two, three, and four
Workbreakdownstructures can be constructed usingWBS templates or the WBS from a similar completed project. A bit earlier, we mentioned that WBS templates are a tool and...
the projectmanagement function of a project be included in the workbreakdownstructure.
Internal Resources Versus External Resources
As arduous as it may seem, constructing a WBS is relatively easy when all of the resources are internal, such as your staff, equipment, and other component...
management plans from the other knowledge areas).
• Scope statement, which includes the project deliverables and the project objectives.
• Workbreakdownstructure (WBS) to the level at which control will be exercised.
• Cost estimates, scheduled start dates, and responsibility assignments to the level of...
complete, or costs a little more than planned, the company will still view it as a success if it has a good payback.
Task 3. Develop a workbreakdownstructure for the project. Break down the work to Level 3 or Level 4, as appropriate. Use the template on the companion Web site and samples in this...
RAM – Responsibility Assignment Matrix – a matrix that maps the work of the project as described in the WBS to the people responsible for performing the work as described in an organizational breakdownstructure
RM – Release Management - the person responsible for the definition, tracking and...
for using the project charter
2. Scope of Work and WorkBreakdowns
Defining the scope of work
Which WBS is appropriate
Validating the scope of work
3. Project Schedules
Defining the project activity list
Strategies for activity...
. Instructions for usingprojectmanagementtools: The intranet site will include information on how to use several projectmanagementtools, including the following as a minimum: workbreakdownstructures, Gantt charts, network diagrams, cost estimates, and earned value management. Where appropriate...
additional cost. Typical approaches for crashing a
schedule include reducing schedule activity durations and increasing the assignment of resources on schedule
activities. See also fast tracking and schedule compression.
CreateWBS (WorkBreakdownStructure) [Process]. The process of subdividing project...
Tools Risk Analysis Tools etc.
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The statement of work (SOW) The project specifications The milestone schedule The workbreakdownstructure (WBS)
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: A Question 231 Which of the following are not tools/ techniques that can be used to create the WBS? A. WBS dictionary B. Decomposition C. None of the choices are correct D. Workbreakdownstructure templates Answer: A Question 232 Which of the following statements are true regarding Management...
sales order, you can bill the customer directly for costs in what is called resource-related billing. The WBS element to which the account assignment is to be made must also be a billing element superior in the workbreakdownstructure to all cost-carrying objects related to the project. You can ensure...
management for clarification.
188 A new project manager has asked you for advice on creating a workbreakdownstructure. After you explain the process to him, he asks you what software he should use to create the WBS and what should he do with it when he is finished creating it. You might...
of the project's mission, scope, schedule, cost, WorkBreakdownStructure (WBS), quality criteria, and other elements.
* Risk Management Plan - The Risk Management Plan provides the blueprint of overseeing risk management throughout the project describing who, what, when, where, why, and how...
of projects that have used templates for the following items: business case, charter, etc.
4. File for tools: The initial site will include information on how to use several projectmanagementtools, including, as a minimum, the following: workbreakdownstructures, critical path analysis, cost...
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Hair Spa Website Project: Breaking Down the Work
How WBS contributes to the success of the projectmanagement process.
According to Kerzner, achieving contract objectives “requires a plan that defines all effort to be expended, assigns responsibility to a specially...
) is deﬁned for each of the resources. • Organizational procedures links. The workbreakdownstructure (WBS) (Section 220.127.116.11) provides the framework for the costmanagement plan, allowing for consistency with the estimates, budgets, and control of costs. The WBS component used for the projectcost...
CreateWBS: Tools and Techniques
Although each project is unique, a WBS from a previous project can often be used
as a template for a new project, since some projects will resemble another prior
project to some extent. For example, most...
1. Develop a scope statement for the project. Use the template file and the example in Chapter 3 as guides. Be as specific as possible in describing product characteristics, requirements, and deliverables.
2. Develop a workbreakdownstructure (WBS) for the project. Break down...