Project Management Tools Assignment Overview Type: Discussion Board Unit: Project Budget and Resource Management Grading Type: Numeric Points Possible: 100 Points Deliverable Length: 400 words View objectives for this assignment assignment Description Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400600 words that respond to the questions below with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
- Define what a work breakdown structure (WBS) is.
- Discuss the benefits of a WBS and its importance as the foundation of the project structure.
- What is a deliverable? Provide an example.
- What is a work package?
- What is an activity? Provide an example.
- What is a milestone? Provide an example.
Responses to Other Students: Respond to at least 2 of your fellow classmates with at least a 100-word reply about their Primary Task Response regarding items you found to be compelling and enlightening. To help you with your discussion, please consider the following questions:
- What did you learn from your classmate’s posting?
- What additional questions do you have after reading the posting?
- What clarification do you need regarding the posting?
- What differences or similarities do you see between your posting and other classmates’ postings?