Practice Standard for Work Breakdown Structures / Edition 1

Practice Standard for Work Breakdown Structures / Edition 1

by Project Management Institute
     
 

Defining project objectives and delegating work to team members are among a project manager's biggest tasks. Successful projects require thorough planning on the part of the project manager to accomplish these tasks. The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) serves as a guide for defining work as it relates to a specific project's objectives.

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Overview

Defining project objectives and delegating work to team members are among a project manager's biggest tasks. Successful projects require thorough planning on the part of the project manager to accomplish these tasks. The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) serves as a guide for defining work as it relates to a specific project's objectives.

The Practice Standard for Work Breakdown Structures-Second Edition supplies project managers and team members with direction for the preliminary development and the implementation of the WBS. Consistent with A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)-Third Edition, the WBS Practice Standard presents a standard application of the WBS as a project management tool. Throughout the book, the reader will learn what characteristics constitute a high-quality WBS and discover the substantial benefits of using the WBS in every-day, real-life situations. CD-ROM includes: A PDF of the Standard , A White Paper, WBS Templates that correspond to the Appendices in the Practice Standard. Each Template is available in Microsoft Word and Excel for a total of 26 Templates.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933890135
Publisher:
Project Management Institute
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
111
Sales rank:
776,626
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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