Practice Standard for Work Breakdown Structures

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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 ...

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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 (PMBOKĀ® 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: 9781933890173
  • Publisher: Project Management Institute
  • Publication date: 12/1/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Sales rank: 1,546,946
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 4.80 (h) x 0.10 (d)

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