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The Project Workout, 4th Edition by Robert Buttrick

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Managing the Schedule

The project schedule

Summary and detailed schedule plan

Tracking progress toward your objectives

Schedule reports

Reports used when drafting a plan

Report used to update the forecast

Reports used for progress reporting

So why are we nearly always late?

The management of the project schedule is one of the most important and fundamental of project management techniques; so much so that many people (wrongly) think that schedule management is project management.

‘There can’t be a crisis next week. My schedule is full.’

HENRY KISSINGER

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  • Plan in outline for the full project.
  • Break the project down into manageable pieces ...

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