work breakdown structure

work breakdown structure
A preliminary stage in producing a project network model (see network modelling) in which the work to be done is broken down into broad categories, the resources required are identified, and details of the deliverables expected at each stage are listed.

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  • Work Breakdown Structure — (WBS) (en anglais ; en français : Structure de découpage du projet – SDP ; le sigle anglais étant le plus souvent utilisé) est une décomposition hiérarchique, axée sur les tâches et activités, du travail que l’équipe de projet doit …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Work breakdown structure — A work breakdown structure or WBS is a tree structure, that permits summing of subordinate costs for tasks, materials, etc., into their successively higher level “parent” tasks, materials, etc. It is a fundamental tool commonly used in project… …   Wikipedia

  • Work Breakdown Structure — Der Projektstrukturplan (PSP) (engl.: work breakdown structure; abgekürzt: WBS) ist eine Gliederung des Projekts in planbare und kontrollierbare Teilaufgaben. Im Rahmen des PSP wird die gesamte Projektaufgabe in Arbeitspakete/Teilaufgaben (engl.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • work breakdown structure — noun A complete hierarchically organized specification of the tasks whose complete is required to complete a project. Syn: WBS …   Wiktionary

  • Resource Breakdown Structure — In project management, the Resource Breakdown Structure (RBS) is a standardized list of personnel resources related by function and arranged in a hierarchical structure. The Resource Breakdown Structure standardizes the Departments personnel… …   Wikipedia

  • Product breakdown structure — In project management, a product breakdown structure (PBS) is an exhaustive, hierarchical tree structure of components that make up an item, arranged in whole part relationship. A PBS can help clarify what is to be delivered by the project and… …   Wikipedia

  • Work package — Like a project plan in miniature, a work package is a subset of a project that can be assigned to a specific party for execution. Because of the similarity, work packages are often misidentified as projects.Similar to a work breakdown structure,… …   Wikipedia

  • Tree structure — A tree structure showing the possible hierarchical organization of an encyclopedia …   Wikipedia

  • Budgeted cost of work scheduled — (BCWS), also referred to as Planned Value (PV), is a term from earned value management, a project management technique that seeks to measure forward progress in an objective manner. BCWS is defined as the approved budget that has been allocated… …   Wikipedia

  • work, history of the organization of — Introduction       history of the methods by which society structures the activities and labour necessary to its survival. work is essential in providing the basic physical needs of food, clothing, and shelter. But work involves more than the use …   Universalium

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