A work package is defined as a series of actions designed to accomplish a unique goal within a specified time.

A work package has a clearly defined beginning and end date, and a well-defined set of goals or results. It can be used to model projects.

Category: Implementation and Migration Extension

Examples: "Program to sustain implementation", "Project to secure funding", "Project CRM system integration"

Typical Relationships:

  • Composition, Aggregation, Specialisation, Flow, Triggering

Source: Archimate 2.1, Chapter 11 Implementation and Migration Extension.


For work packages in the area of (sustainable) development we recommend a classification on the basis of the purpose codes for aid contributions & development projects by OECD.


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