How to Create a Project Schedule

You're in charge of a project, but you have no idea how long it will take to complete. What to do? Easy! Create a project schedule and find out.

Steps

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    Pick a scheduling tool. There are lots of them online, such as LiquidPlanner, AceProject, EasyProjects or HappyTodos.
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    Come up with a list of distinct tasks that need to be completed (typically called a Work Breakdown Schedule) and enter them into the system.
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    Decide how long it will take to complete each task. It might be an hour, a day, or a week. Coming up with a best case, worst case estimate can be especially handy (not available in every tool).
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    Assign tasks to the people best suited to complete them.
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    Decide the order the tasks should be completed in.
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    Indicate whether there are any dependencies associated with your tasks (i.e., one cannot start until another is complete).
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    Let the scheduling tool calculate an end date for you based on your task assignments, estimates, and resources (available in HappyTodos).

Things You'll Need

  • www.happytodos.com

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