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Managing Multiple Projects by Deborah Singer Dobson, Michael S. Dobson

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 6 

Resource Loading and Leveling for Single and Multiple Projects

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Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

•  Use a Gantt chart to determine required resources for any given project time period.

•  Balance schedule and resources through use of leveling techniques.

•  Compress a schedule using five different techniques.

•  Develop a task and assignment table to fit skill levels to individual work packages.

•  Apply all techniques to both single and multiple projects.

Estimated timing for this chapter:

Reading 30 minutes
Exercises 1 hour 30 minutes
Review Questions 10 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes ...

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