Activity Definition (PMBOK® Guide 6.2)

  What: Documenting the activities resulting from the lowest level of the project work breakdown structure (WBS) and assigning an owner to each.
  When: Project planning.
  Results: Clear descriptions of all identified project work and delegation of responsibilities.

An activity is generally the smallest portion of a project used in planning, tracking, and control. In some projects, activities may be referred to as tasks, stories, work packages, or use cases, or using other descriptors.

Verify Activities

Activity definition is a key step in project plan development. After developing the work breakdown structure (WBS), verify that all work listed is necessary. Begin assembling your ...

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