You win battles by knowing the enemy's timing, and using a timing which the enemy does not expect.
Major topics in this chapter are schedule development tools:
These tools will help successfully develop a calendar-based project schedule. Schedule development tools are deployed in coordination with scope and cost planning tools to culminate in an integrated project plan (see Figure 6.1). A significant role in that effort belongs to tools of the facilitating processes such as team, quality, and procurement planning, and risk response development. This chapter seeks to help practicing and prospective project managers accomplish the following:
These are critical skills in project planning and building the standardized PM process.
Using bars to represent project activities, the Gantt Chart shows when the project and each activity start and end against a horizontal timescale (see Figure 6.2). Although the ...