Work Breakdown Structure Course

Work Breakdown Structure Training Course

Are you looking for a work breakdown structure training course? A comprehensive Work Breakdown Structure is the starting point and the foundation of sound project management.

Projects can often be overwhelming in their complexity. Where to start? How do you identify, organise and co-ordinate the multitude of resources necessary to achieve the project objectives and outcomes? Work breakdown structure training will help.


The work breakdown structure is an important tool that project managers use to:

  • reveal the scope of project work
  • easily communicate the work and processes involved to execute the project.

The Work Breakdown Structure provides a view into the project which shows what work the project includes.  It identifies all the tasks in a project and breaks the larger project down into a series of manageable and discrete tasks.

The work breakdown structure is an hierarchical breakdown of all work required to complete a project. Graphically, think of it as a tree structure in which the elements at a lower level consist of all the activities needed to complete the higher level.

This course provides essential work breakdown structure training. By the end of this elearning course you should be able to:

  • Identify all the tasks in a project
  • Describe what is involved with each task
  • Develop a comprehensive work breakdown structure in graphic or outline format using the practical skills and techniques provided in the course.
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This is a practical and interactive online course on the Work Breakdown structure. It contains four scenarios to help you complete a practical exercise and prepare a WBS Dictionary. You can interact with other course participants to develop your skills and broaden your thinking.  The course facilitator is on-hand to moderate discussions and assist with any specific queries.

This elearning course on the WBS provides a common sense approach, and gives you the confidence and practical skills you need to produce a real-life WBS for your projects that will provide a strong foundation for sound project management.

How long will it take?

It should take an average of 2.5 hours to complete the Work breakdown structure training course and the associated activities. If it takes longer, then you can claim extra CPD credits. At the completion of the elearning course you will be able to print a unique certificate of completion for your records which shows the equivalent hours of CPD.

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This work breakdown structure training course forms part of Continuing Professional Development’s online  project management series.

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