A break down of the project work activities
A decomposition of the project scope
Weekly deadlines for the project
A topology of the project team's responsibilities
A unit of work that must be completed before the next unit begin
The smallest unit of work that can be performed by the team as a whole
The smallest decomposed object in the WBS
One of the three parts of any project; the introduction, the implementation, and the project wrap-up
How long a phase should last
A heuristic that says a project should last more than 8 months or less than 80 days
A heuristic that says a task should not last more than 80 hours or less than 8 hours
A description of a collection of tasks within one phase
The WBS allows the project manager to work backward from the targeted date to assign.
The WBS allows the project manager to assign resources to tasks.
The creation of the WBS ensures that all of the project deliverables are fully identified and decomposed so that the necessary resources may be obtained and assigned to the work.
The WBS allows the project manager to assign multiple team meembers to multiples tasks to speed up the implementation
To ensure maximum billable hours
To ensure the project is complete and whole at finish
To ensure Todd performs all of his responsibilities
To work toward a definite deliverable
Roles and responsibility chart
Requirement traceability matrix
Project management life cycle
Project scope statement
A predefined schedule
A predefined budget
Interoperability of the software and existing hardware
A requirement to include scalability in the hardware you add to operations
Code of accounts
Chart of accounts
WBS dictionary index
Including stakeholders ensures that all of the requirements are identified and captured.
Including stakeholders ensures that the stakeholders know who the project manager is and who the project team members are.
Including stakeholders ensures that the stakeholders see that all of the requirements have been identified and are accounted for in the project.
Including stakeholders helps to promote shared ownership of the project.
Project team members
A preferred sequence of project activities
A project scope
Identified project deliverables
Create a sample WBS and give it the project team to complete.
Work with the project team to create a sample WBS and give it to management.
Work with the project team and the key stakeholders to create the WBS.
A project of this size does not need a WBS.
It adds additional team members to the project.
It distracts the team members from the project.
Additions, even simple ones, can greatly impact the success of a project.
Additions, even simple ones, must be approved through the project sponsor.
A milestone that has been reached
A party for project team
A date that has been established within the WBS
A definite deliverable result