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Chapter 9. Understanding Work Formula Basics

In this chapter

Microsoft Project as a Schedule Modeling Tool

Understanding Resource and Task Assignments

Reviewing the Essential Components of Work Resource Assignments

Understanding the Resource Assignment Fields

Understanding the Work Formula

Selecting Task Settings

Schedule Modifiers That Affect the Complexity of the Scheduling Engine

Consultants’ Tips

 

Microsoft Project as a Schedule Modeling Tool

Welcome to the most critical chapter in this book. If you read nothing else in this book, you should read this chapter and at the very least, this introduction.

Microsoft Project is a scheduling engine. A scheduling engine is a tool that helps you “model” the actions you need to perform to achieve a ...

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