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How do you manage work effort as compared to duration

How do you manage work effort as compared to duration

How do you manage work effort as compared to duration

I like to put start and end dates on each task, thinking about how many days I am giving a resource to complete a task.  I although do not know how to input the work effort it will take to complete the task during the duration. Please help as I need to do a resource risk analysis and dont know how to get started.

RE: How do you manage work effort as compared to duration

If you have a single person working full-time, then every 8hrs of work is equivalent to a single day's duration.

However, if you have more than one person working a job, then the hours are doubled, or, if you only have a 1/2 head on the job, then the hours are only 1/2.

Also, if that 1/2 person is working 1/2 time on a different task, then your resource page will show his correct loading.


RE: How do you manage work effort as compared to duration

Thanks thats where I am trying to get.  I am not sure where to input the work hours. Could you detail the correct way to input the work hours.  Sorry for being novice at this.

RE: How do you manage work effort as compared to duration

Insert or change a column and select "Work"


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