Projects are always more complex than expected. If you consider a project like and elephant, when you want to eat an elephant, our recommendation is to eat a bit each time, to avoid indigestion. It is a practical course with many exercises.







Content and objetives of the seminar:


This training program has been developed for project managers, project leaders, functional managers and supervisors.


Duration:  2 days (16 hours)

PDUs / Contact hours: 14

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  • Introduction
    • Objectives
    • Key definitions
    • History
  • WBS and the Requirements
    • The Scope definition
    • Scope and activity definitions
    • WBS
    • RAM
  • WBS and Risk
    • La RBS y su uso
    • The Risk Breakdown Structure
  • The Contingency Plan
  • WBS and Procurement Management
    • The proposals
    • The Procurement process
    • The Services
    • The Contracts
  • WBS and estimation
    • Estimation “Top-down” and “Bottom-up”
    • Work Packages
    • Types of estimation
  • WBS and Scheduling
    • WBS as the foundation for scheduling
    • Milestones
    • Work Packages
  • WBS and project execution and control
    • RASIC
    • The cost accounts
  • The WBS dictionary
  • Summary and lessons learned

  • Understand the definition and concept of the WBS
  • Understand the relationship between Requirements and WBS
  • Apply the WBS for risk management
  • Learn how to apply the WBS for Procurement
  • Estimating from the WBS
  • Applying the WBS for project scheduling
  • Using the WBS for project execution and control