Module 2 –Work Breakdown Structure
Prepared by: Booz Allen Hamilton
What is a Work Breakdown Structure?
Planning a project using earned value management is no differentthan theinitial planning necessary to implement any given project. There are basicitems that you need to know and understand as a project manager: –What makes up my entire project (Scope)?
•What is the agreed upon work scope and what is additional work?
–What are my start and completion dates (Schedule)? –How much is the project going to cost (Cost)?Over the years, it was determined that project managers needed atool to helpcapture and control their project scope. This led to the development of aWork Breakdown Structure (WBS).On the following pages we will define and discuss a WBS