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MS Project question

MS Project question

MS Project question

I'm new here and need help with MS Project 2000.  I have a project that has six distinct phases and need to ensure that each phase lasts a specific duration.  Example: Phase 1 lasts 8 months, however, my problem is that when I apply durations to the activities in each phase, the total phase duration is 5.75 months.  I've tried changing the unit of measure from days to weeks etc., modifying the calender to represent an 8 hour 5 work day week, tried the constraint types and the task types in the 'Task Information' area with no success.  

Any help is greatly appreciated.

RE: MS Project question

Either you have 8 months of work or not.  Project can't fudge the number you give it.  If you don't reall yhave 8 months of work, then you need to lower the loading on your personnel to force the duration up to 8 months.

If you want to cheat, then you need to create a separate task that lasts 8 months.


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