Next Step in the Schedule Development Process

Before we get into the details of estimating, let's make sure we are clear on where estimating falls in the schedule development and planning process. If someone stopped you on the street and asked you for an "estimate," what is the minimum information that you would need? You would need to know what the estimate is forwhat work is to be done. And you would need to know who is going to do itwhat type of resources will be involved in performing the work. This is what we show in Figure 7.1. Estimating the work should occur after we have identified the work and after we have thought about what resources are needed for the project.

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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