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Project Management for Flat Organizations by Laura Burford

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CHAPTER 8

DETERMINE THE WORK

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Covered in this chapter:

Characteristics of a work breakdown structure

Defining and organizing the work

Incorporating project management work

Determining work package ownership

With an approved scope statement, the project plan can start to be created. The first step in the process is breaking down the requirements into workable and manageable pieces. Simply put, the final product or service is broken down into project deliverables, which are then further broken down into the necessary work that needs to be completed to have a successful project. This breakdown is the backbone of the planning effort.

THE WORK ...

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