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summation of subdivided elements.
Planning can be performed.
Costs and budgets can be established.
Time, cost, and performance can be
Objectives can be linked to company
resources in a logical manner.
Schedules and status-reporting
procedures can be established. Work Breakdown
Structure (WBS) (Continued)
Network construction and control
planning can be initiated.
The responsibility assignments for each
element can be established. IN SETTING UP A WORK BREAKDOWN
STRUCTURE THE ACTIVITIES MUST:
Have clearly defined start dates
Have clearly defined end dates
Must be able to be used as a
communicative tool in which you can
communicate the expected results
Be estimated on a “total time duration”
not when the individual activities start or
Be structured so that a minimum of
project office control and documentation
(i.e. forms) are necessary WORK BREAKDOWN
LEVEL DESCRIPTION 1
6 Total Program
Level of Effort Most common type: Six-Level Indentured Structure THE WBS BREAKS WORK DOWN INTO SMALLER
ACTIVITIES THUS REDUCING THE RISK THAT
ANY MAJOR OR MINOR ITEM WILL BE OMITTED
WBS: SIX-LEVEL STRUCTURE
LEVELS RESPONSIBILITY 1
Usually specified by the client a...
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This document was uploaded on 03/27/2014.
- Spring '14