8. Schedule Development

Introduction

Developing a project schedule is the final stage in bringing all the information pertaining to the development of a project deliverable to one final conclusion; this includes the strategy of how and when a project objective will be accomplished. This task typically includes correctly identifying the overall scope of the project objective; customer requirements; breakdown of the project deliverable into work activities; and requirements of each work activity with regards to cost, resources, and scheduling. Depending on the size and complexity of the proposed project and the organizational structure, creating a comprehensive, effective, and efficient schedule of work activities is a large and important task ...

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