After you enter project tasks and estimate durations, you must focus on developing the schedule of start and finish dates for project tasks. This chapter focuses on logic: how to link tasks to define the logical sequence of activity, thus giving Microsoft Project specific information for calculating a schedule. Besides linking tasks, this chapter task explains constraints and discusses performing advanced actions on tasks.
In short, if tasks are not worked on in a logical order, schedules will not make sense and the project will turn into chaos. This chapter helps you avoid that, and shows you how to logically link and schedule tasks.
A project schedule depends on a number of factors, including the following: