Lesson 5. Entering and Tracking Milestones

In this lesson, you learn how to enter and track project milestones in Basecamp.

Setting Realistic Milestones

Establishing realistic project milestones is one of the key components of successful project management. In Basecamp, you can add, modify, comment on, and track milestones, as well as create to-do lists that you associate with these milestones.

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A milestone marks a significant event in your project, targeted for a specific date. Sample milestones include the end of a phase, the completion of a project deliverable, or an important meeting.

Although Basecamp makes adding milestones a simple task, you have a better chance of successfully completing these milestones on time ...

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