PM Notebook – Chapter 6: Schedule Management

This chapter is part of my personal notebook for PMP preparation. Check out the full notebook here.

This notebook summarizes project management concepts and terms in PMP context. This chapter focuses on schedule management knowledge area.

Contents of this chapter are as follow:

  • Key Terms
    • Project Work vs. Project Manager Work
    • Duration vs. Effort
    • Dependencies
      • Mandatory and Discretionary Dependencies
      • External and Internal Dependencies
  • Processes
    • 1 – Plan Schedule Management (Planning)
    • 2 – Define Activities (Planning)
    • 3 – Sequence Activities (Planning)
    • 4 – Estimate Activity Durations (Planning)
    • 5 – Develop Schedule (Planning)
    • 6 – Control Schedule (Monitoring & Controlling)
  • Activities
    • Types
      • By Effort
      • By Duration
      • By Convergence
      • By Sequence
      • Other Types
    • Relationships
  • Critical Path Method (CPM) / Logic-Driven Scheduling
    • Float / Slack
    • Components
  • Critical Chain Method (CCM)
  • Schedule Compression
  • Resource Optimization Techniques
    • Resource Leveling
    • Resource Smoothing
    • Resource Reallocation
  • Additional Terms