Establishing the Schedule of Work

In This Chapter

  • Scheduling based on the work to be completed
  • Building reliable estimates using experienced people with a variety of perspectives
  • Using Gantt charts to manage the schedule

As you would assume from reading earlier chapters in this book, the schedule is intertwined with the work breakdown structure (WBS), the risk assessment, and eventually, the budget. Change one, and you invariably influence the others. I have separated the schedule and the budget between this and the next chapter, but in reality, you need to work on both at the same time. The schedule and the budget work together like ...

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