Strengthen your Schedule

A few best practices to make a strong schedule - the foundation to a well managed project

1. Identify all critical paths, so as to track them very closely.
2. Get buy-ins wrt all timespans from stakeholders
3. Leaf tasks that are too long (many weeks/months) or too short (few minutes/hours) are combined or split and grouped appropriately.
4. Have an effort driven pass (man months) and also a time driven pass (calendar months) on the schedule to check whether any more task parallelisation needs to be done