Appendix P

Horizontal Tree Structure Format WBS Example

This horizontal tree display of a high level Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) contains all basic work associated with the concrete canoe design, construction, and documentation. It clearly defines the work to be performed, identifies the needed expertise, assists in selection of the project team and establishes a base for project scheduling and control. Each of the items listed can continue to be broken down (as indicated by the arrows) until there is a specific task that can be assigned to members of the concrete canoe team. For example, under “Canoe Display Stands”, the specific tasks would include procuring materials, constructing the stands, painting the stands, and applying any decals. ...

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