Fourth level work package

The fourth level is another level of detail at the real tasking level—the work package. These are the individual tasks assigned to team members. For instance, breaking down the summary task to "get an architect" to the fourth level, we identify nine work packages—build list of candidate architects, develop criteria for selection, screen candidates, interview candidates, conduct reference checks, compile candidate information, distribute candidate information, convene meeting, and conduct process of selection.

It is this last level that is used to create the task list, the actual work assignments that will be necessary to identify and schedule before the work can begin. These are the "schedulable" tasks.

The resultant WBS outline (can be shown as an organization chart) looks as follows:

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