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Microsoft® Project 2010 Step by Step by Carl Chatfield and Timothy Johnson

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Chapter 4. Assigning Resources to Tasks

Chapter at a Glance

Assigning Resources to Tasks

In this chapter, you will learn how to:

Assign work resources to tasks.

Control how Project schedules additional resource assignments.

Assign cost resources to tasks.

In Chapter 2 and Chapter 3, you created tasks and resources. You are now ready to assign resources to tasks. An assignment is the matching of a resource to a task to do work. From the perspective of a task, you might call the process of assigning a resource a task assignment; from the perspective of a resource, you might call it a resource assignment. It is the same thing in either case: a task plus a resource equals an assignment. ...

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