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Microsoft® Project 2010 Project Management: Real World Skills for Certification and Beyond by Robert Happy

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Chapter 15. Setting and Maintaining Baselines

IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT THE FOLLOWING:

  • Setting baselines

  • Viewing baselines

  • Maintaining baselines

Setting and Maintaining Baselines

Understanding and Setting Baselines

Before you set a baseline, it's important to understand what a baseline is and what fields are incorporated into the baseline plan. In this section, you'll also learn how to set a baseline.

Understanding Baselines

You can think of a baseline as a snapshot of your original schedule. After you've created your plan and obtained buy-in from project stakeholders, and before you begin the project, you should set a baseline. Doing so will allow you to effectively compare ...

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