Plan Development - Task Identification and Workbreakdown Structure
Summary: A detailed guideline for faster, better project scheduling. Several examples are included.
This guideline will help you and your team ...
What you get:
- Develop an objective, rational view of the amount of work required
- Grasp the skills and resources required for the project
- Create a clear framework for assigning clear task definitions and delegating responsibility
- Lay a foundation for analyzing the task dependencies and for isolating and managing risks
- Begin developing a bottom-up estimate for the project schedule
- Make informed tradeoffs with the proper consensus involved
- Instructions for using the guideline.
- An overview of WBS creation and a simple explanation of typical levels and approaches.
- Tips for engaging your team in creating the WBS. (You don't have to do it all yourself.)
- A checklist to validate an appropriate level of detail and reduce the chance of forgotten tasks.
- Four WBS examples at varying levels of detail.