Work Package Definition

What does Work Package mean?

work package

More and more projects are run with enterprise architecture. So new terms of project management and risk management enter the field of EA. Work Package is one of those terms.


A Work Package is a subset of a project that can be assigned for separate execution.


To make projects less risky.


The symbol for a Work Package is a shovel.


Examples of Work Packages are:

  • Create a design
  • Build a system
  • Test a system

Further reading

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Here we have a page about Work package in projects.

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