Key Scheduling Terminology

  1. LO 9.2 Understand and apply key scheduling terminology.

Every profession has its unique jargon and terminology. In project scheduling, a number of specific terms are commonly employed and so need specific definitions. In many cases, their definitions are taken from the Project Management Institute’s Body of Knowledge. Some concepts that you will see again and again throughout this chapter (and subsequent chapters) are listed here. You have already run across some of these terms in previous chapters.

  • Scope—The work content and products of a project or components of a project. Scope is fully described by naming all activities performed, the resources consumed, and the end products that result, including quality standards. ...

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