The Art of Setting up the WBS
The Work Breakdown Structure forms the backbone of an integrated schedule. How do you set up an effective WBS? Should you choose a product-oriented of action-oriented WBS? In this module, the most important theoretical background of setting up a WBS is discussed, after which participants themselves get to work translating a schedule of requirements into an adequate and effective Work Breakdown Structure.
This module is part of the step Foundation of the Project Controls education programme.
- Using a PBS and/ or WBS
- Setting up an effective WBS
- Work-oriented vs. product-oriented WBS
- Preparing work packages
Although no specific prior knowledge is required, we recommend completing this course in combination with the module “Principles of Project Controls”(which are planned together on 1 day).
After completing this module you will receive a Primaned Academy certificate.
€ 247.50,- ex. V.A.T. / including training materials, drinks and lunch.
- 19-10-2021 - Leixlip (English)
Various groups of fellow students with a competent and active teacher
Jordy, Project planner, Royal van Lent Shipyard
Shauni, Project Scheduler, Dow Chemical
Teachers of this course
Stefan Hollak PhD
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