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Project Management Work Breakdown Structure(WBS)


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Work breakdown structure
The ____________ structure is a key project deliverable that organizes the team's work into manageable sections.
Work package
The lowest level of the work breakdown structure is called a ____________
100% rule.
The design principle of a work breakdown structure which states that the total scope and all deliverables are included is called the____________ .
8/80 rule
The ____________ states that no single element of a work breakdown structure should be less than 8 hours, or greater than 80 hours.
WBS dictionary.
For a description of each element contained in a work breakdown structure, consult the ____________.
Work Breakdown Structure
The ____________ can be referred to when a project falls behind schedule in order to identify which work packages will be impacted the most.
Work Breakdown Structure
____________ is a hierarchical decomposition of the total scope of work to be carried out by the project team to accomplish the project objectives and create the required deliverables.
Top-down approach
The ____________ is a method used to create a WBS by starting with the largest deliverables of the project and breaking them down into subordinate
Bottom-up approach
The____________ is a method used to create a WBS by having team members identify as many specific tasks as possible and then grouping these tasks into larger project activities.
Analogy approach
The ____________ is a method used to create a WBS by using a similar WBS (prepared for another project) as a starting point.
The act of breaking down deliverables into successively smaller chunks of work is called ____________.
____________ is the outcome or product that is produced to complete a work package or project.
Mind Mapping
____________ is a technique used to develop a WBS through a diagram. It is used to represent concepts, ideas, tasks or other items linked to a central theme.
Rolling wave
____________ planning is the method of planning down to the level of detail currently known and going back to plan deeper once more information is acquired.