What is a "Work Breakdown Structure"?
Work breakdown, or "Work Breakdown Structure" (WBS) is the name given to a technique in project management in which the project is broken down into "manageable chunks"
- A WBS provides a central organizing concept for the project
- That is, a common framework for:
- Planning, scheduling, cost estimating, budgeting, configuring, monitoring, reporting on, directing and controlling the entire project