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Planning and Scheduling – Session 2

Topics:

Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
WBS Dictionary
Project vs. Product Deliverables
Configuration Management
Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM)
Terms:
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Work Package
  • Decomposition
  • WBS dictionary
  • High Level Requirements
  • Summary Milestones
  • Deliverables
  • Constraints
  • Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM)
  • Product Deliverables
  • Project Deliverables
  • Configuration Management
  • Change Control
References:
Recommended Course Materials:
The PMBOK® Guide, 4th Ed. 2008, by PMI*
The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management, 3rd Ed. 2008, by Eric Verzuh

Templates:

Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) (DocStoc) (DocStoc)

WBS Dictionary

Responsibility Assignment Matrix RAM (Verzuh)**

Stakeholder Analysis Matrix (Infonet)

Requirements Traceability Matrix (CDC)

Homework:
Fast Forward MBA in Project Management, 3rd Edition, Eric Verzuh
–Read/Review Chapter 7
PMBOK® Guide, 4th ed.
–Read/Review Section 6.1 – 6.2
* “PMI”, “PMBOK”, “CAPM” and “PMP” are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
**The Verzuh templates are only available to those who purchase “Fast Forward MBA In Project Management – 3rd edition.
Additional Resources:
Work Breakdown Structure
Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM)
Stakeholder Analysis
Requirements

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