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Microsoft® Office Project 2007 Inside Out by Teresa S. Stover

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Entering Tasks

Now that your project file has the foundation it needs, you’re ready to get down to the real business of entering tasks.

Note

If you’re working with a template or a copy of an existing project plan, you already have tasks in place. In this case, you can skip this section.

When entering tasks and filling in the Gantt Chart, you are essentially entering the elements and the hierarchy reflected in your work breakdown structure (WBS). There are several approaches you can take to develop your work breakdown structure. The following are some examples:

  • Brainstorming. Enter tasks as you think of them, without regard to sequence or grouping of related tasks. You can move and organize the tasks later.

  • Sequential. Think through the project from ...

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