Project Management Scheduling: Tools & Techniques


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What is the first step in developing a project schedule?

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1. What main benefit does a Gantt chart provide over a task list?

2. In terms of project management scheduling, what does WBS stand for?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess your knowledge of the importance and components of a project schedule using this quiz and worksheet. Practice questions address project scheduling steps and relevant terms used in connection to this practice.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can determine the depth of your knowledge by answering questions about:

  • The first step in project scheduling
  • Benefits of a Gantt chart
  • What WBS stands for
  • All five steps in project scheduling development
  • What a Work Breakdown Structure is

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about how to develop a project schedule
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define or understand specific concepts, such as Work Breakdown Structure and Gantt chart
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about the steps involved in project scheduling development

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Project Management Scheduling: Tools & Techniques is available to provide more information about this aspect of project management. In this lesson, you will learn:

  • What the scope of a project is and why it is crucial to project scheduling
  • The use of a Work Breakdown Structure
  • How to estimate the time needed to complete a project
  • The process of assigning resources and start and finish dates
  • How to use a Gantt chart and a milestone chart