The book you were waiting for! This is the most practical approach to project Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and scope management with hundreds of real-world project examples. This book will change the way you think about and understand the WBS. Learn the secrets to mastering the WBS and obtain smarter project results starting now. A must-read book for successful project managers. Written in a simple questions-and-answers format. Easy, friendly, and fast to read. More than 200 examples including real-life screenshots, project documents, comparative charts, tables and figures to speed your learning curve. Top 20 benefits to using the WBS and a proven step-by-step approach to creating a valuable WBS. The most comprehensive revision and comparison of WBS software. How to link the WBS with the schedule and costs. Differences between the WBS and the activity list. A unique discussion about the WBS and agile projects including the alignment between agile and PMBOKÂ®. First presentation about the use of the WBS in global, multicultural, and virtual projects. WBS and the project management office (PMO), program and portfolio management. WBS and requirements, scope baseline, and scope changes. WBS value in managing scope, time, costs, communications, procurement, risks, human resources, quality, and integrations. New concepts and tips. Clarification of the typical WBS confusions including its difference with the OBS, RBS, CBS, and BOM.