Wedding Planning WBS

1 Initiation

1.1 The Project Charter

1.1.1 Develop the project charter

1.1.2 Submit the project charter

1.1.3 Project sponsors review the charter

1.1.4 Project charter approved/signed

1.1.5 Come up with the project scope

1.1.6 Meetings with the bride and the groom

1.1.7 Selecting the project team

Project plan and proposal

2.1 Budget

2.1.1 Constant communication with the bride and the groom

2.1.2 Analyzing the potential donors

2.1.3 Coming up with a date for the fundraising

2.1.4 Identifying a suitable venue for the fundraising

2.1.5 Printing and sending of fundraising invitation cards

2.1.6 Receiving money from the donors.

2.1.7 Getting the wedding ceremony officiant

2.1.8 Drafting the guest list

2.1.9 Printing the wedding cards

2.1.10 Sending invitations

2.1.11 Reserving the date and venue.

2.1.12 Printing of the wedding programs

3 Venue

3.1 Identification of a suitable location

3.1.1 Selecting a venue which can host 200 guests

3.1.2 Venue visitation

3.1.3 Check for suitability of the venue

3.1.4 Arranging for the hotel payments

3.1.5 Decoration of the venue

4 Catering

4.1 Food arrangements

4.1.1 Find caterers

4.1.2 Paying for catering services

4.1.3 Purchasing refreshments

4.1.4 Selection of a dinner location

4.1.5 Setting of the utensils

4.1.6 Settling for a suitable menu

4.1.7 Choose a cake design

5 Entertainment

5.1 Music

5.1.1 Acquiring of music equipment

5.1.2 Soliciting for a band

5.1.3 Conducting the dance lessons

5.1.4 Selection of the reception song list

5.1.5 Acquiring and paying for DJ services

5.1.6 Acquiring a suitable light system

5.1.7 Arranging for dinner entertainment

6 Security

6.1 Guest’s security

6.1.1 Identifying threats in the environment

6.1.2 Acquiring security personnel for the wedding day

6.1.3 Coming up with strategies to mitigate risks which may arise

7 Décor

7.1 Gowns and the venue

7.1.1 Get the wedding gown

7.1.2 Hiring a florist

7.1.3 Purchase flowers

7.1.4 Choose the wedding color and theme

7.1.5 Decide on the bridesmaids dresses

7.1.6 Acquire the groomsmen outfits

7.1.7 Settle on the necessary accessories and acquire them.

7.1.8 Acquire hair and makeup artist.

7.1.9 Purchasing of wedding rings

7.1.10 Contacting a photographer

7.1.11 Sourcing for media coverage

7.1.12 Oder wedding favors

7.1.13 Decorating cars

8 The ceremony

8.1 Coordination of events

8.1.1 Reception of guests

8.1.2 Preaching and speech delivery

8.1.3 Exchanging of vows

8.1.4 Signing of the marriage contract.

8.1.5 Sharing of the cake.

8.1.6 Gifting the bridal party.

8.1.7 Taking of photographs.

9 Transport

9.1 Deciding on the most suitable means

9.1.1 Acquiring the cars

9.1.2 Acquiring the drivers

9.1.3 Paying for the guest’s transportation

9.1.4 The bride and the groom’s transportation

9.1.5 Set up carpooling service for guests

9.1.6 Printing of detailed maps to the venue

10 Close-out

10.1 Honey moon

10.1.1 Location of the destination and reservation

10.1.2 Paying for the hotel

10.1.3 Acquiring of passports and visas

10.1.4 Arranging for local transport to the airport

10.1.5 Arranging for the flights

10.1.6 Purchasing of special equipment and items for the new destination

10.1.7 Issuing of thank you notes

10.1.8 Designing the marriage license

10.1.9 Conducting exit meeting

10.1.10 Gauging client happiness