The Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS) is the hierarchical project structure of a company. It can be represented by individuals and their functions in managerial levels.

  • The OBS elements are associated to the EPS elements, Projects and/or WBS. Being responsible to identifying the respective responsible stakeholders.

  • It is through the OBS that users access to the project`s information is defined. For a user to have access to P6 he must have access to a correspondent level of the OBS which is referenced to the project or its WBS.
  • The OBS is also responsible for limiting a users type of action according to the scope if his responsibility.
  • Allows several managers to be associated to specific responsibilities in different areas/phases of the project planning.


  • Can be created/edited at any time of project life cycle.

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