This chapter explains scheduling and adhering to schedules, an important function of project management since exceeding schedule is one of the characteristics of failed projects. Consequently, it is important to get the right schedule for the project. Accordingly, this chapter explains:

Scheduling in Section 7.1.

Estimating the correct amount of time for activities in Section 7.2.

Levelling the workload in Section 7.3.

The critical path in Section 7.4.

The theory of constraints in Section 7.5.

The critical chain in Section 7.6.