Join Terri Wagner for an in-depth discussion in this video Building a work breakdown structure, part of Project Management: Preventing Scope Creep.
…Now work breakdown structure, often referred to as…the WBS, is the heart of the project.…The WBS provides the foundation so that the…responsibility assignments for each deliverable can be established.…Estimated cost and budgets can be determined and planning can be preformed.…It organizes and defines the total scope of the project.…When done well, the WBS prevent…omitted deliverables, gains commitment or project personnel, enables the development…of a basic project plan, ensures the deliverables are visible and reduces risk.…
This practice suggests the WBS follow the hundred percent rule.…Meaning the WBS captures and represents 100% of…the work to be done on the project.…Work done that was not in the WBS…represents scope creep, as that extra work was not planned, estimated, or approved.…So you start by identifying the major deliverables from…your scope statement and requirements document that you just finished.…Next you'll create this list of work tasks…and activities required to complete your previously identified deliverables.…
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- What is scope creep?
- Why does scope change?
- Factoring in organizational maturity
- Setting scope and requirements
- Building a budget
- Resetting unrealistic expectations
- Resolving communication issues with stakeholders<br><br>
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