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Unformatted text preview: s a summation of subdivided elements. Planning can be performed. Costs and budgets can be established. Time, cost, and performance can be tracked. Objectives can be linked to company resources in a logical manner. Schedules and status-reporting procedures can be established. Work Breakdown Work 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 end Be structured so that a minimum of project office control and documentation (i.e. forms) are necessary WORK BREAKDOWN STRUCTURE (WBS) LEVEL DESCRIPTION 1 2 3 4 5 6 Total Program Project(s) Task(s) Subtask(s) Work Package(s) 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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