Decomposition in Project Management: Definition & Importance


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What is not an expected outcome for decomposing your projects?

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1. What stage of the project should you decompose your project, according to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)?

2. Which triple constraint relates to quickly computing your project costs?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What tools are used in decomposition? When should you decompose your project? You will need to be familiar with these kinds of facts to successfully use this quiz/worksheet assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Your ability to do the following will determine your success on this quiz:

  • Identify expected outcomes for decomposing a project
  • Note in what stage a project should be decomposed
  • Recognize which triple constraint relates to project cost computations
  • List tools used in decomposition in project management
  • Describe which triple constraint relates to breaking down a project to identify resources required for project completion

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as expected outcomes of decomposition in project management
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding decomposition tools
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about triple constraints regarding project costs and required resources

Additional Learning

Enhance your understanding of this subject by reviewing the lesson titled Decomposition in Project Management: Definition & Importance. Detailed information contained in this lesson includes:

  • What PMOs are and their responsibilities
  • What the acronym WBS represents
  • Why it could be disastrous if a project is not decomposed properly