WBS (Work Breakdown Structure)

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The WBS Dictionary

In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Dictionary. He explains that this document may be called the work packages instruction manual and gives tips on how to plan well your dictionary.

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Project Management as a Life Skill

In this podcast, Ricardo invites us to think in the Project Management concepts as skills for the personal and professional lives of any person, not just project managers. Much of what is discussed in project management and many of its tools may be useful in various professions such as lawyers, teachers, writers, etc.

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WBS and the Deliverables Orientation: How to Implement the Same Tasks in Several Departments

In this podcast, Ricardo talks about how to create a WBS. He explains that even though there are no specific rules to create a WBS, the most important thing is to allow the ones who will execute the work to fully understand what needs to be done. Ricardo also explains that the WBS does not provide any chronological sequence, but instead must guarantee that all the work to be produced is effectively broken down up to the point where the activities...

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Working With Multiple Projects

In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the fractionation of a project into smaller slices. He explains that if the project is large you can divide it into phases when there is not dependency between them. He shows the advantages and disadvantages of managing multiple projects and cases in which this technique can be used.

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How to Plan a Very Urgent Project?

In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the key information that must be produced by the project manager when receives a very urgent project and need understand the purpose, scope, budget, schedule and constraints of the project in a very short period. He explains that making a quick planning and not very detailed is not ideal and can not be a normal situation in the company.

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WBS

In this podcast Ricardo Vargas talks about the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and explains that it is a visual graphic representation of the project. He also mentions how it should be split up to reaching a work package. He explains the best way to decompose it so that it doesnt get too much or too little detailed. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version.

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