Allow for Non Project Work

It's a reality that your resources are not likely to spend every minute of every work day devoted to project tasks. To allow for department meetings, administrative tasks, and other non-project work, you can adjust the project calendar, the resource calendar, or max units.

First, determine how much non-project work there is. If you're thinking of the project as a whole, adjust the project calendar. If you think of non-project work in terms of individual resources, adjust their individual resource calendars. For example, instead of defining a day as 8 hours long, you might define it as 6 or 7 hours. Changing the calendar directly affects the days and times when tasks are scheduled.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.

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