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Microsoft® Project 2010 Project Management: Real World Skills for Certification and Beyond by Robert Happy

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Chapter 5. Creating and Entering the Work Breakdown Structure and Task Arrangement

IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT THE FOLLOWING:

  • A work breakdown structure (WBS) and why it's important

  • How to enter the WBS and tasks into Project

  • Key outlining tools for establishing the hierarchy of the WBS

Creating and Entering the Work Breakdown Structure and Task Arrangement

This chapter uses a WBS example based on a generic development project, broken down into three major phases: Design, Develop, and Implement. Each phase has associated tasks that ultimately drive your timeline, resource requirements, and costs.

What Is a WBS, and Why Is It Important?

"Begin with the End in Mind is based on the principle that all things are created ...

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