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Secrets to Mastering the WBS in Real World Projects, 2nd Edition by Liliana Buchtik

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chapter 11

How Do You Use the WBS in Global and Virtual Projects?

We need to be prepared to suceed in our diverse and interconnected world.

There are a couple of considerations when addressing how to manage the scope and use the WBS in global projects, as well as when managing or working virtually in projects. Specifically, this chapter answers the following two questions:

  • How do you identify global characteristics in a WBS?
  • How do you use the WBS in global and virtual projects?
 

HOW DO YOU IDENTIFY GLOBAL CHARACTERISTICS IN A WBS?

In a project that spans multiple regions of the world, in some cases you may need to highlight in the WBS which pieces of work are executed in different locations. For example, part of a project team could ...

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