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Unformatted text preview: Fixed Duration type task? A case where fixed duration IS the best choice of task type: Let's say you have a task that needs to be done sometime in the next two weeks. You know it will only take 20 hours to complete the task. You assign one person to the task. You don't really care if that person does it all right away or spreads the work over the two week span, you just need it done sometime in that two week period. 4) What is the formula for calculating duration? Task Duration = Total resources work / Total resources Units 5) What are the eight preset work contours (hint: In the Task Usage view right click on a resource name an open the assignment information box) and what are the procedures in applying them to a resource on a task? Bell, Flat, Turtle, Back loaded, Front loaded, Double peak, Early peak, and Late peak. These contours indicate the shapes that the work distribution takes over the assignment span...
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2011 for the course HR HRM340 taught by Professor Stevens during the Spring '11 term at DeVry Ft. Worth.
- Spring '11