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What is WBS

What is the WBS – The WBS or work breakdown structure is a listing of every task we need to complete in the project. After the project manager lists all the tasks, he or she links them with predecessors that control the sequence of the tasks. Then the PM assigns people to each task in […]

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Work Breakdown Structure WBS

WBS: Deliverables or a “To Do” List? The work breakdown structure WBS  provides the foundation on which a project manager works.  The PM uses the WBS to control the project and the team. The WBS also provides the checkpoints against which the PM and the organization measure progress (What is the WBS).  In the project management world, […]

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Create WBS with Team Members

The WBS or work breakdown structure is a listing of every deliverable that the team must produce. Creating WBS with team members  is a great opportunity to improve people’s commitment to the project and give them a sense of ownership. Usually, the project team sees their tasks after the project manager lists everything they have […]

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Status Report Template

Project sponsors expect project managers to know what’s going on in the projects they are managing. While some sponsors expect you to know the project status on a daily basis, most are satisfied with a weekly assessment of what’s happening. In the status report template, we’ll talk about the sponsor’s expectations, the raw materials you’ll […]

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Project Plan Template

With each new project, you need to decide what project plan template elements to include, which to exclude and how to develop them on this particular project. You can use this project plan template to define the project scope, identify major deliverables, and manage project risks, the constraints and the resources your project requires. This […]

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Is Project Planning a Waste of Time?

In many organizations, managers and even senior management see little (if any) value; project planning is a waste of time. To them, the project plan is needless and wasted paperwork and meetings. As a result, project managers have a difficulty engaging management in the project-planning task. What are the reasons for this attitude and the […]

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Project Management Profession

Let’s talk about the project management profession. What do landing people on the moon and cleaning up your department’s supply closet have in common? They are both projects. Project management about  is producing deliverables like: a new payroll software, a bridge over I-25, a well-organized file room, hiring a new marketing director, producing a new […]

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Work Breakdown Structure Size

People wonder about the best size for the work breakdown structure. The answer depends on the capabilities of the project team and the complexity of the project. The WBS for a very inexperienced project team will lean toward relatively small assignments and, thus, a larger work breakdown structure. The other extreme is a project team […]

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Clear Performance Expectations in Work Breakdown Structure

The work breakdown structure is the spine of your project plan and schedule. However, the most important of function of all is to communicate clear performance expectations about the project. For executives, the work breakdown structure communicates exactly what they’re going to get from the project. That is what the business result will be. The WBS […]

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MS Project Basics Online – #205

Expert Individual Coaching Customized for Your Schedule & Skills Personal Coaching as You Master Microsoft Project® Basics for Planning, Scheduling and Tracking Smaller Projects Customized for Your Schedule, Goals & the Skills You Want to Master Prepare Your Project Plan and Schedule. Then Present Them in a Private Meeting with Your Instructor to Gain Confidence […]

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Bottom-up Estimating

Bottom-up estimating is a technique in which the people who were going to do the work participate in the estimating process. That’s typically the project team members and they work with the project manager to develop estimating data at the lowest level in the work breakdown structure. When the estimates of work, duration and cost […]

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