3.9. Develop Schedule

The purpose of the Develop Schedule process is to create the project schedule. Here, start and finish dates are created, activity sequences and durations are finalized, and the critical path is determined. The Develop Schedule process cannot be completed until the following processes of project planning have occurred:

  • Collect requirements

  • Define scope

  • Create WBS

  • Define activities

  • Sequence activities

  • Estimate activity durations

  • Develop human resource plan

Figure 3.16 shows the inputs, tools and techniques, and outputs of the Develop Schedule process.

Figure 3.16. Develop Schedule process

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