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Project Schedule Management (A high-level snapshot)

Every resource on the project needs to know what to do and when. Without an agreed and realistic schedule, time may be wasted. The Project Schedule Management knowledge Area deals with the Activities, their durations and eventually the Schedule.

Project Schedule Management Processes

Plan Schedule Management (Planning)

  • Guidance and direction on how the project schedule will be managed throughout the project
  • The process of establishing the policies, procedures, and documentation for planning, developing, managing, executing, and controlling the project schedule.
  • Performed once or at predefined points in the project

Define Activities (Planning)

  • Decomposed Schedule Activities provide a basis for estimating, scheduling,
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    executing, monitoring, and controlling the project work

  • The process of identifying and documenting the specific actions to be performed to produce the project deliverables.
  • Performed throughout the project.

Sequence Activities (Planning)

  • Defines the logical sequence of work to obtain the greatest efficiency given all project constraints
  • The process of identifying and documenting relationships among the project activities
  • Performed throughout the project

Estimate Activity Duration (Planning)

  • It provides the amount of time each activity will take to complete
  • The process of estimating the number of work periods needed to complete individual activities with estimated resources
  • Performed throughout the project

Develop Schedule (Planning)

  • It generates a schedule model with planned dates for completing project activities
  • The process of analyzing activity sequences, durations, resource requirements, and schedule constraints to create a schedule model for project execution and monitoring and controlling
  • Performed throughout the project

Control Schedule (Monitoring and Controlling)

  • The schedule baseline is maintained throughout the project
  • The process of monitoring the status of the project to update the project schedule and managing changes to the schedule baseline
  • It is performed throughout the project

Further Information on Project Schedule Management

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