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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Project 2002 by Tim Pyron

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Managing Resource Assignments

Many organizations use a two-phased approach to developing project schedules: An initial project schedule, using generic resources, is used to quickly establish a project’s preliminary schedule and cost, and then the final, detailed, schedule is created, using actual resources.

Enterprise templates, which are described later in this chapter, are a quick and easy way for project managers to create initial project schedules, using generic resources.

In addition, the Professional edition provides three tools that help project managers add resources to schedules and/or assign resources to tasks when creating preliminary or final project schedules: The Team Builder, the Assign Resources dialog box, and the Resource Substitution ...

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