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The Project Management Tool Kit, 3rd Edition by Tom Kendrick

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SCOPE PROCESS

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Work Breakdown Structure (PMBOK® Guide 5.4)

  What: Creating a hierarchical, comprehensive description of the project work.
  When: Project planning and execution.
  Results: A project work breakdown structure that serves as the foundation for realistic planning and effective tracking.

Prepare

Begin creating your work breakdown structure (WBS) based on your scope planning and project infrastructure decisions.

Developing a WBS is a team process. Thoroughly identifying project work requires the perspective of all contributors—from other functions, from support organizations, and from people who may not be involved until later in the project. Involve the core project team and other stakeholders who can help in understanding ...

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