The Process of Building a WBS

Now that we understand what a WBS is and the importance it plays to our project, let's review the key techniques, guidelines, and principles in building an effective WBS.

In general, the process of breaking down work is something we do frequently and is a straightforward logical endeavor. However, there are frequently two common challenges in the WBS development process.

Major deliverables should come from the project definition document and are likely second-level WBS elements.

- There is no one way to organize a WBS. It should be "OT© organized in a manner that emphasizes the most important aspects and that best communicates the entire scope of the project to your stakeholders.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.

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