A generic term for a unit within a work breakdown structure (WBS ) at the lowest level of its branch, not necessarily at the lowest level of the whole WBS . It may be used to refer to a unit of work performed within the organization, while ‘Commitment Package’ may be used for work contracted or purchased outside the organization. (Wideman Comparative Glossary of Common Project Management Terms v2.1)

Other Definitions

Work Package (“WP”) – A deliverable at the lowest level of the work breakdown structure . A work package may be divided into activities. (Wideman Comparative Glossary of Common Project Management Terms v2.1

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