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Project Planning and Scheduling by Gregory T. Haugan

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CHAPTER 3

Steps in Project Planning and Scheduling

Chapter 2 presented the many planning and scheduling tools that are available to project managers. This chapter focuses on the specific steps to be taken to develop a plan and schedule for a project. Various aspects of the different techniques discussed in Chapter 2 are used in these steps.

Figure 3-1 presents the seven steps necessary to develop an effective schedule for a project. Each block is a subsection of this chapter. The process is straightforward and applies to all projects. It doesn’t matter whether the project is a multimillion dollar activity involving thousands of people or very ...

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