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PMP Exam Cram™ 2 by Greg Horine, David Francis

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The Process of Building a Project Schedule

The next important concept related to core project planning we need to review is “the process of building a project schedule.” As mentioned at the beginning of this chapter, people often think they know how to plan a project and develop a project schedule. However, when they review the PMBOK and learn of PMI's methods for doing these items, many of these project managers realize they have “holes” in their skill sets (according to PMI) that could prove detrimental on the PMP exam. There are four main reasons why the PMBOK can create this doubt in project managers:

  • The breakdown of the Time Management component into four distinct steps (activity definition, activity sequencing, activity duration estimating, ...

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