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PMP Certification All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Cynthia Snyder

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Chapter 3: Creating Your Schedule

Exam Objective

arrow.png Using the scope and resource plan, create a project schedule to manage the timely completion of the project.

Your project schedule is one of the most important pieces of documentation for your project. It contains all kinds of information, identifying the following:

check Activities needed to get the work done

check Milestone events and dates

check The sequence in which the activities need to occur

check The resources you need to accomplish the work

check The duration and effort estimates

check When activities should start and finish

check Activities that can slip without impacting the due date

The critical path

Because a project schedule communicates so much information, many ...

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