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

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Chapter 9. Fine-Tuning Assignment Details

Chapter at a Glance

Fine-Tuning Assignment Details

In this chapter, you will learn how to:

Delay the start of a resource assignment.

Control how a resource’s work on a task is scheduled by using work contours.

Apply different cost rates for a resource to account for different kinds of work performed by the resource.

Assign a material resource to a task.

See resources’ capacities to do work.

Assign tasks in the Team Planner view (Project Professional only).

Because work resources are often the most expensive part of a project, understanding how to make the best use of their time is an important project management skill. In this chapter, ...

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