Sample Project Schedule

Task Name Duration Start Finish Start Finish Predecessors Resource Names
Initiating 16 days Wed 7/1/09 Wed 7/22/09 Wed 7/1/09 Wed 7/22/09
   Prepare stakeholder analysis 3 days Wed 7/1/09 Fri 7/3/09 Wed 7/1/09 Fri 7/3/09
   Prepare business case 5 days Mon 7/6/09 Fri 7/10/09 Mon 7/6/09 Fri 7/10/09 2
   Create project charter 3 days Mon 7/13/09 Wed 7/15/09 Mon 7/13/09 Wed 7/15/09 3
   Hold project kickoff meeting 0 days Wed 7/15/09 Wed 7/15/09 Wed 7/15/09 Wed 7/15/09 4
   Develop preliminary scope statement 5 days Thu 7/16/09 Wed 7/22/09 Thu 7/16/09 Wed 7/22/09 4
Planning 53 days Mon 7/6/09 Wed 9/16/09 Mon 7/6/09 Wed 9/16/09
   Project integration management 53 days Mon 7/6/09 Wed 9/16/09 Mon 7/6/09 Wed 9/16/09
      Create team contract 3 days Mon 7/6/09 Wed 7/8/09 Mon 7/6/09 Wed 7/8/09 2
      Develop project management plan 51 days Wed 7/8/09 Wed 9/16/09 Wed 7/8/09 Wed 9/16/09
   Project scope management 10 days Thu 7/23/09 Wed 8/5/09 Thu 7/23/09 Wed 8/5/09
      Develop scope statement 7 days Thu 7/23/09 Fri 7/31/09 Thu 7/23/09 Fri 7/31/09 6
      Create WBS and WBS dictionary 3 days Mon 8/3/09 Wed 8/5/09 Mon 8/3/09 Wed 8/5/09 12
   Project time management 10 days Thu 8/6/09 Wed 8/19/09 Thu 8/6/09 Wed 8/19/09 13
   Project cost management 10 days Thu 8/6/09 Wed 8/19/09 Thu 8/6/09 Wed 8/19/09 13
   Project quality management 10 days Thu 8/6/09 Wed 8/19/09 Thu 8/6/09 Wed 8/19/09 13
   Project human resource management 10 days Thu 8/6/09 Wed 8/19/09 Thu 8/6/09 Wed 8/19/09 13
   Project communications management 10 days Thu 8/20/09 Wed 9/2/09 Thu 8/20/09 Wed 9/2/09 14
   Project risk management 10 days Thu 8/20/09 Wed 9/2/09 Thu 8/20/09 Wed 9/2/09 14
   Project procurement management 20 days Thu 8/20/09 Wed 9/16/09 Thu 8/20/09 Wed 9/16/09 14
Executing 207.5 days? Fri 7/17/09 Tue 5/4/10 Fri 7/17/09 Tue 5/4/10
   Course design and development 94 days Thu 7/23/09 Tue 12/1/09 Thu 7/23/09 Tue 12/1/09
      Supplier management training: 94 days Thu 7/23/09 Tue 12/1/09 Thu 7/23/09 Tue 12/1/09
         Needs assessment 24 days Thu 7/23/09 Tue 8/25/09 Thu 7/23/09 Tue 8/25/09
         Research of existing training 15 days Thu 7/23/09 Wed 8/12/09 Thu 7/23/09 Wed 8/12/09 6
         Partnerships 25 days Wed 8/26/09 Tue 9/29/09 Wed 8/26/09 Tue 9/29/09
         Course development 40 days Wed 9/30/09 Tue 11/24/09 Wed 9/30/09 Tue 11/24/09
            Develop executive course 30 days Wed 9/30/09 Tue 11/10/09 Wed 9/30/09 Tue 11/10/09 33
            Develop introductory course 30 days Wed 9/30/09 Tue 11/10/09 Wed 9/30/09 Tue 11/10/09 33
            Develop advanced course 40 days Wed 9/30/09 Tue 11/24/09 Wed 9/30/09 Tue 11/24/09 33
         Pilot course 15 days Wed 11/11/09 Tue 12/1/09 Wed 11/11/09 Tue 12/1/09
            Plan pilot course 10 days Wed 11/11/09 Tue 11/24/09 Wed 11/11/09 Tue 11/24/09 36
            Hold pilot course 0 days Tue 11/24/09 Tue 11/24/09 Tue 11/24/09 Tue 11/24/09 39
            Prepare report on pilot course 3 days Wed 11/25/09 Fri 11/27/09 Wed 11/25/09 Fri 11/27/09 40
            Review results of pilot course 2 days Mon 11/30/09 Tue 12/1/09 Mon 11/30/09 Tue 12/1/09 41
            Results reported to steering committee 0 days Tue 12/1/09 Tue 12/1/09 Tue 12/1/09 Tue 12/1/09 42
      Negotiating skills training 80 days Thu 7/23/09 Wed 11/11/09 Thu 7/23/09 Wed 11/11/09 6
      Project management training 80 days Thu 7/23/09 Wed 11/11/09 Thu 7/23/09 Wed 11/11/09 6
      Software applications training 80 days Thu 7/23/09 Wed 11/11/09 Thu 7/23/09 Wed 11/11/09 6
   Course Administration 96 days Tue 12/15/09 Wed 4/28/10 Tue 12/15/09 Wed 4/28/10
      First supplier management executive course completed 0 days Tue 1/12/10 Tue 1/12/10 Tue 1/12/10 Tue 1/12/10 43FS+30 days
      First supplier management introductory course completed 0 days Tue 12/15/09 Tue 12/15/09 Tue 12/15/09 Tue 12/15/09 43FS+10 days
      Second supplier management introductory course completed 0 days Tue 1/26/10 Tue 1/26/10 Tue 1/26/10 Tue 1/26/10 49FS+30 days
      Third supplier management introductory course completed 0 days Tue 4/20/10 Tue 4/20/10 Tue 4/20/10 Tue 4/20/10 50FS+60 days
      First supplier management advanced course 0 days Tue 2/9/10 Tue 2/9/10 Tue 2/9/10 Tue 2/9/10 43FS+50 days
      First negotiating skills course completed 0 days Wed 1/20/10 Wed 1/20/10 Wed 1/20/10 Wed 1/20/10 44FS+50 days
      Second negotiating skills course completed 0 days Wed 4/14/10 Wed 4/14/10 Wed 4/14/10 Wed 4/14/10 53FS+60 days
      First project management course completed 0 days Wed 2/3/10 Wed 2/3/10 Wed 2/3/10 Wed 2/3/10 45FS+60 days
      Second project management course completed 0 days Wed 4/28/10 Wed 4/28/10 Wed 4/28/10 Wed 4/28/10 55FS+60 days
      First software applications course completed 0 days Wed 2/3/10 Wed 2/3/10 Wed 2/3/10 Wed 2/3/10 46FS+60 days
   Course Evaluation 79 days? Wed 1/13/10 Mon 5/3/10 Wed 1/13/10 Mon 5/3/10 48
      Prepare evaluations of all courses 76 days? Wed 1/13/10 Wed 4/28/10 Wed 1/13/10 Wed 4/28/10
      Prepare summary of all evaluations 3 days Thu 4/29/10 Mon 5/3/10 Thu 4/29/10 Mon 5/3/10 59
      Summary of course evaluations reported to steering committee 0 days Mon 5/3/10 Mon 5/3/10 Mon 5/3/10 Mon 5/3/10 60
   Stakeholder Communications 207.5 days? Fri 7/17/09 Tue 5/4/10 Fri 7/17/09 Tue 5/4/10
      Communications regarding project and changes to training 207 days? Fri 7/17/09 Mon 5/3/10 Fri 7/17/09 Mon 5/3/10
         Prepare emails, posters, memos, and other information 207 days? Fri 7/17/09 Mon 5/3/10 Fri 7/17/09 Mon 5/3/10
         Plan and hold meetings 207 days? Fri 7/17/09 Mon 5/3/10 Fri 7/17/09 Mon 5/3/10
         Prepare information for the corporate intranet 207 days? Fri 7/17/09 Mon 5/3/10 Fri 7/17/09 Mon 5/3/10
      Communications regarding productivity improvements 40 days Tue 3/9/10 Tue 5/4/10 Tue 3/9/10 Tue 5/4/10 58FS-50%
Monitoring and Controlling 237 days Thu 7/2/09 Fri 5/28/10 Thu 7/2/09 Fri 5/28/10
Closing 21 days Tue 5/4/10 Tue 6/1/10 Tue 5/4/10 Tue 6/1/10 61
Project buffer 22 days Tue 6/1/10 Wed 6/30/10 Tue 6/1/10 Wed 6/30/10
Project must be completed by date 0 days Wed 6/30/10 Wed 6/30/10 Wed 6/30/10 Wed 6/30/10

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