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The Tools of Project Planning

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Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

•  Describe the project management processes involved in preparing a project management plan.

•  Prepare a statement of work and determine whether it is accurate and complete.

•  Develop a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for an individual project.

•  Identify different strategies for preparing a WBS and select the most suitable methodology for your project.

•  Develop a WBS using both the “org chart” and outline formats.

•  Prepare a WBS Dictionary and analyze individual tasks.

•  Apply kanban task management to control activities on your ...

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