Chapter 7. Setting Dependencies and the Critical Path
IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT THE FOLLOWING:
Step 3 of the planning process: setting dependencies
Managing different types of task relationships
Understanding the impact of dependencies on manual vs. automatic scheduling
Using task deadlines
Working with task constraints
Understanding and viewing the critical path
Enter the work breakdown structure.
Estimate duration (or work).
Set dependencies/task relationships.
Assign resources (and costs, if required).
This chapter focuses on step 3. This step is the key for setting up your timeline properly to define the task network and identify the critical ...