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Project Scheduling requires three major important prerequisites. First is to come up with the overall project, which is basically a perspective or an overview. Then, the specific tasks which are required to complete the project must be specified. If necessary, list all of the resources needed to accomplish the endpoint of the project. These are the inputs that the Microsoft Project Schedule. If there are necessary changes and updates in the project, the Microsoft Project will make adjustments and updates in the schedule for you.

Upon each specific task, the required fields are duration, reliance or interrelations and limitations. With this sets of information, the Microsoft Project will then specify the target dates and durations for all the tasks.

To further refine the schedule, the resources must also be indicated properly. Each specific task must have its resources defined for the fine tuning of details in the project. Resource information has its sub categories such as work, units and working times entered in calendars.

There are other key elements to be considered in the project scheduling such as lag time, lead time, availability of resources and the chief resource. These elements are recommended to define the schedule and attain the precision at every single stage of the project.



Overview on Project Scheduling

Project Scheduling requires three major important prerequisites. First is to come up with the overall project, which is basically a perspective or an overview. Then, the specific tasks which are required to complete the project must be specified. If necessary, list all of the resources needed to accomplish the endpoint of the project. These are …

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The Use of Calendars

Calendars are the organizers of the tasks. They are used to indicate the working and non-working dates to determine the flow of the tasks.  It is also used to specify the availability of resource at each stage of the project. Basically, the task and project calendars are used to schedule the task while the resource …

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