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Using work breakdown structure to define a project

Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) provides a structural view into the project. It is an essential tool for planning and executing the project. Use the WBS to define the work for the project and to develop the project's schedule. You should use the additional fields in MS Project to provide more detailed information on each component of the WBS - then export the WBS dictionary directly from Project. This Work Breakdown Structure Template provides a good set of WBS examples. Whether you are new to project management and working on your PMP certification, or been doing project management for many years, you're sure to find our templates helpful in your projects.

Create a WBS for the project.

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In managing a project, various techniques and methods play a very vital role. In this direction, WBS, i.e. work breakdown structure, also plays a major role. WBS is usually considered to create outlines of project activities, which help in proceeding in projects. In this context, work breakdown structure of new product development has been focused so that a clear picture of the concept can be unveiled.

Introduction to Work Breakdown Structure

Work breakdown structure is a foundation for any project control and planning. Work breakdown structure links work and estimation of cost, and accountability and actual work. It must be present at the time when a project manager ...

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