Project Scheduling

Draft, evaluate, and align project schedule with project plan, to incorporate time management processes that will help organise and execute tasks.

Type

Functional

Competency Area

Project Management

Levels

Describes the purpose of scheduling in project management

Describes the purpose of scheduling in project management, with an emphasis on time management

Summarises the characteristics and rationale for different types of scheduling (master, milestone, etc.)

Gathers information on best practices with regards to project scheduling

Supports creation of project schedule

Documents the six processes of time management (plan, define, sequence, estimate resources, estimate duration, and develop schedule)

Categorises forms of project schedule (gantt chart, excel timeline, etc.) into types of scheduling (master, milestone, etc.)

Supports creation of project schedule through research on previous projects and best practices

Drafts project schedule

Incorporates time management processes into project schedule steps (create schedule, figure out task dependencies, etc.)

Identifies a relevant project scheduling software based on key features

Drafts a project schedule that contains deliverables, tasks, budgets, schedule risks analysis, etc.

Aligns and evaluates project schedule against the project plan

Evaluates project schedules and timelines through relevant tools and techniques (critical path method, program evaluation and review technique, etc.)

Streamlines project scheduling through a scheduling software that helps organise and execute tasks

Aligns project schedule with the project plan, to ensure timelines are met