Chapter 4

USE OF THE WBS IN MANAGING GOVERNMENT PROJECTS

The WBS is one of many tools that are used to manage projects; it is the most important in defining scope and getting the project off to a solid, disciplined start.

GENERIC METHODOLOGY

Project management principles have evolved to the point where virtually all organizations use a fundamental methodology1 based on the PMBOK® Guide in managing projects and programs. The generic or standard methodology used to implement project management relies on ten steps, which are illustrated in Figure 4-1 ...

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