Establishing the Schedule of Work
In This Chapter
• Scheduling based on the work to be completed
• Building reliable estimates using experienced people with a variety of perspectives
• Using Gantt charts to manage the schedule
• Building your confidence in scheduling by using one of four ways to create an estimate
As you would assume from reading earlier chapters in this book, the schedule is intertwined with the work breakdown structure (WBS), the network diagram, the risk assessment, and eventually, the budget. Change one, and you invariably influence the others. I have separated the schedule and the budget in the next few chapters, but in reality, you need to work on both at the same time. The schedule and the budget work together ...