6 Creating the Work Breakdown Structures and Project Schedule

After reading this chapter, you will be able to:

•  Develop scope using a work breakdown structure (WBS).

•  Define activities necessary to deliver project scope.

•  Identify resources needed to deliver project scope.

•  Establish the sequence of activities.

•  Estimate activity durations.

•  Estimate project costs.

In Chapter 5, we talked about using a project charter and a project scope statement to define the work of the project. In this chapter, we will start to bring more detail to the project scope by using a WBS to decompose the project scope into deliverables. The next steps are to turn those deliverables into activities, identify what resources will be needed to carry them ...

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