Cost Breakdown Structure Template


Use this one-page Cost Breakdown Structure template to decompose the cost of project work. It provides for capturing activity cost by tasks and subtasks. It can be replicated to fit the size of any project. This template supports project cost management.

This Cost Breakdown Structure Template is a project document that is used to decompose the cost of project work.

This template is developed to support a wide range of project types and sizes. Specifically, it:

  • is editable and constructed in a table with text;
  • begins with a section that captures relevant project information;
  • provides sections for listing the WBS ID, the component name, and the cost of each activity or task listed; and
  • provides a section to total all project costs.

Who Creates the Cost Breakdown Structure?

 The Project Manager is responsible for developing the Cost Breakdown Structure. Doing so often accounts for the input of various project team members, other stakeholders, and the project sponsor.

What Are the Inputs?

Inputs to the development of the Cost Breakdown Structure include the work breakdown structure and the cost management plan.

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