Breaking Down the Work Breakdown Structure Process

This informative and focused session, hosted by The Forum's PM Committee, explored one of the most misunderstood processes in project management - creating an effective Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for the project. This session addressed what the WBS is - and what it is not. It explained why creating a comprehensive WBS is necessary for the success of the project. It also covered how to recognize and document groupings of project elements that define the total project scope.

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Presenter: Pete Michaelson, PMP, NYS Office for Technology
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Additional resources:

gantthead.com, Break It Down, Geoff Choo, http://www.gantthead.com/articles/articlesPrint.cfm?id=80012 (External Link)
 
gantthead.com, Taking the Work Out of WBS, Geoff Choo, http://www.gantthead.com/articles/articlesPrint.cfm?id=105776 (External Link)
 
Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), http://www.hyperthot.com/pm_wbs.htm (External Link)