ISDS4113_Defining_Project_Part2_061711

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Defining the Project – Part 2 Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) ISDS 4113 S. Pawlowski (adapted from Fuller et al. (2007) and Larson & Gray (2010))
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2 Defining the Project Step 1: Defining the Project Scope Step 2: Establishing Project Priorities Step 3: Creating the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Step 4: Integrating the WBS with the Organization Step 5: Coding the WBS for the Information System (this lecture)
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3 Step 3: Creating the Work Breakdown Structure Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) A hierarchical outline (map) that identifies the products and work elements involved in a project Defines the relationship of the final deliverable (the project) to its subdeliverables, and in turn, their relationships to work packages
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4 Hierarchical Breakdown of the WBS Decompose the project deliverables to the lowest level of detail = work package (has a definite start and stop point (< 10 days), consumes resources and represents a cost). Assigned to a work package manager Independent of other packages (if possible) Basic unit for controlling the project No work package is described in more than one subdeliverable of the WBS
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7 Work Breakdown Structure (See other examples of WBSs posted in Moodle.)
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8 WBS Exercise – The Project to be Planned Assume that you are planning a project to attempt to beat the Guinness World Record for the largest Halloween gathering (defined as the largest group of people in costume gathered at one place).
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course ISDS 4113 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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