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What Is the Difference Between Task and Activity in Project Management?

Many Project Managers believe that there’s no difference between task and activity and these two terms can be used interchangeably. Some say that a task is a work package that has one or more activities, others say that an activity is a work package that has one or more tasks. The best thing a Project Manager is to stick to the standards defined in this company concerning the Project Management terminology, and if there are no standards defined, then he should follow the masses and use the two terms as if they mean the same thing: a work package.