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Alpha Teach Yourself Project Management by Nancy Mingus

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HOUR 11
Creating a Gantt Chart
CHAPTER SUMMARY
LESSON PLAN:
In this hour you will learn about ...
• Reviewing the network diagram.
• Reviewing resource assignments.
• Reviewing the project calendar.
• Reviewing the project schedule.
• Drawing a Gantt chart.
Another very convenient tool for displaying the project schedule is the Gantt chart. Henry Gantt invented the Gantt chart in the late 1800s. Since that time it has been one of the most popular visual tools for both planning and tracking projects. The following sections of this hour provide some background on Gantt charts and explain how to create and use them.

UNDERSTAND A GANTT CHART

In the late 1800s, a Bethlehem Steel employee developed a charting technique as part of his system for improving ...

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