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Project 2013 In Depth by Scott Daley

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8. Defining Project Resources

Project resources impact how Project calculates a schedule in many ways. Resources can be different kinds, such as “cost” or “work.” They can be generic, such as “engineer,” or they can be named, such as “John Smith.” This chapter covers how to set up the right resources for your schedule.

Understanding How Project Uses Resources and Costs

This chapter focuses on resources: understanding what resources are, how to organize them, and how resource costs are defined and calculated in Microsoft Project. With this foundation, you will be prepared to assign resources and costs to tasks, modify those assignments, and resolve resource allocation conflicts.

Resources are the people, facilities, materials, and equipment ...

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