Join Bonnie Biafore for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with part-time workers and teams, part of Project Management Foundations: Schedules (2013).
Getting assignments right for part time workers and teams is an important step …toward forecasting a schedule with accuracy. …Part-time workers take longer to complete work, because they don't work full time. …If a task is estimated as one full work day, someone working half time will need …two workdays to finish. When you assign a part time worker, the …first step is specifying the person's availability. …For instance, four hours a day for someone working half-time. …The second step is specifying when the part-timer works.…
When they work comes into play when a task requires interaction, because you …have to schedule it for a day and time that they're available. …Think about the editor who works half-time. …If you schedule a meeting with the editor to review the training content, you have …to schedule it during the editor's work hours. …An alternative approach is to ask a part time worker if they can come in at the …time when the task is scheduled. This approach is a good thing to try when …
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- Identifying the work that needs to be done
- Adding milestones
- Delaying or overlapping tasks with lag and lead time
- Assigning resources
- Balancing workloads
- Adding buffers and baselines to the schedule
- Uncovering and correcting out schedule problems<br><br>
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Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Understanding a Project Schedule
2. Identifying and Sequencing Tasks
3. Assigning Resources to Tasks
4. Planning to Balance Workloads
5. Optimizing Schedules
6. Managing Schedules
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