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Project Management Basics: How to Manage Your Project with Checklists by Melanie McBride

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© Melanie McBride 2016

Melanie McBride, Project Management Basics, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2086-3_13

13. Appendix B: Estimation Considerations

Melanie McBride

(1)Chandler, Arizona, USA

During the Planning Phase as part of the work to build the Network Diagram, you and your team need to estimate just how long each task in the WBS will take to perform. This is a quagmire of drama and frustration for the unprepared project manager, so I thought I’d share some ideas and simple techniques to help you chart the quickest route through the swamp that is estimation.

A Few Things to Consider Before You Start

The first thing to understand is that there are a wide range of techniques you could use, so you should pick the estimation technique that best fits your particular ...

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