This topic explains how to create a WBS, add tasks to it, and add requirements and other information for each task.
It also provides information about working with revenue and costs in a WBS, working with estimated and actual hours for tasks in a WBS, and working with a WBS in Microsoft Project.
You can also use Microsoft Project to replace the work breakdown structure of a project that is maintained in Microsoft Dynamics AX.
For more information, see You can remove the link between a project in Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft Project and work on the project’s WBS only in Microsoft Dynamics AX.
Work breakdown structure is especially useful for bigger projects that involve many elements.As work on a project progresses, you can modify the sequence of tasks, modify the predecessor tasks, and change the level for a task.For example, you might import tasks from another project, and then decide that an imported subtask is a major first step in the current project.A template provides a foundation to work from that can easily be modified to suit the needs of your project.
In addition to offering the Microsoft Word and Excel templates below, Smartsheet allows you to create a customized WBS template with enhanced collaboration features for better efficiency and team communication.
To compare planned, estimated, and actual revenue and costs for a task, follow these steps: In the WBS form, you can enter the estimated number of hours that are required to complete a task.