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Project 2013 In Depth by Scott Daley

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6. Creating Your Project Schedule

Creating the project schedule is simultaneously the easiest and most difficult part of managing a project. It is straightforward because there are very few restrictions—it can be created exactly as you’d like it. It is difficult because your schedule affects every other aspect of your project. Keep in mind that the schedule is always a work in progress; it will be out of date almost the minute it is finished.

Entering Project Tasks

After you have created your new project (defined its properties, calendars, and so on, as discussed in Chapter 5, “Setting Up Project for Your Use”), it is time to create the project’s schedule. This chapter focuses on doing just that.

As you know, work on a project is broken up ...

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