What is a Work Package? 

A work package is a quantitative and qualitative description of an activity to be carried out in the project - for example, the work to be done and the result to be achieved for a clearly defined task within the project.

How is a Work Package Organized?

A work package is not a separate function or data object in the Project System. You can create a work package according to your needs using a WBS element or an activity. Work packages can be on any level in the work breakdown structure and are characterized by: