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This is called creating your project’s work breakdown structure (WBS).


your manager at your chosen company has asked you to create the project schedule using the MS Project software. You determined the scope, project deliverables, work packages (the lowest level of the work breakdown structure), and tasks for those work packages in the Discussion Board task this week(discussion board attached). For your chosen project, create a file in MS Project 2010 or a later version that includes the primary deliverables for your project decomposed to the work package level. This is called creating your project’s work breakdown structure (WBS). See the example below; however, this might not be as detailed as your project’s WBS might need to be. Your project WBS should include the following:

  • The project deliverables at the highest level
    • List all major deliverables.
    • An example of a project deliverable for remodeling a basement room, for example, would be Project Management Planning or Structural Work.
  • List all major project tasks down to the work-package level
    • The WBS level is achieved when the work can be accurately estimated (both cost and duration) and can be managed by one individual: the work package owner.
  • Note: In MS Project, your work should look like Example 1 below.

Submit your file as a Project document, as a PDF, or in a format provided or accepted by your instructor.

Example 1: WBS Created in MS Project

  • Remodel Basement Room
    • 1.0 Project Management Planning
      • 1.1 Project charter
      • 1.2 Project management plan
      • 1.3 Budget
      • 1.4 Data gathering
      • 1.5 Cost estimates
    • 2.0 Structural Work
      • 2.1 Frame walls and door
      • 2.2 Install wallboard and tape/sand
      • 2.3 Install egress window
    • 3.0 Electrical Work
      • 3.1 Install additional circuit
        • 3.1.1 Upgrade electrical service
        • 3.1.2 Install separate circuit for computer and lighting
      • 3.2 Run wiring
      • 3.3 Install outlets and ceiling lights
        • 3.4.1 Install GFI outlets
        • 3.4.2 Install track lighting opposite window
        • 3.4.3 Test
    • 4.0 Paint Room
    • 5.0 Lay Carpet

Example 2: WBS Created in a Chart

PM220 U1 IP

Please submit your assignment.

For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.

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