Creating a Task-Based Schedule

Set up project information.

* Defining the project start date

* Applying calendars and current date

* Entering project properties

* Displaying the project summary task on a new project

Create and modify a project task structure.

* Creating and modifying summary tasks and subtasks

* Rearranging tasks

* Creating milestones

* Creating manually scheduled tasks (2010)

* Outlining

Build a logical schedule model.

* Date constraints

* Deadlines

* Setting or changing the task mode (manual or auto) (2010)

* Setting dependencies (links)

Create a user-controlled schedule.

* Entering duration

* Entering estimated durations

* Entering user-controlled summary tasks

Manage multiple projects.

* Shared resource pool

* Links between projects

* Inserting sub-projects