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Step 3: Define Schedule with a Gantt Chart

  • Define start & end dates for each WBS task
    • Serial tasks: Dependent
    • Parallel tasks: Independent
  • List WBS tasks on left; draw time line on right
    • Simple: Carefully draw by hand
    • Elegant: Microsoft Project
    • Or use your favorite drawing software
  • Include milestones as 0-length diamonds

Series and Parallel Tasks