DifferenceThe primary difference between a deliverable and work product is that a deliverable is provided to customers as a project output. Work products are the smallest level of output tracked for a project. A deliverable may be composed of multiple work products.
PurposeA deliverable is intended to deliver value to customers to achieve the objectives of a project. A work product is the division of project work into items that can be estimated, budgeted, assigned, completed, measured and controlled.
|Deliverable vs Work Product|
A tangible item or intangible result delivered to customers as an output of a project.
A unit of project work that is individually estimated, budgeted, assigned, completed, measured and controlled.