Schedule Method means a specific technique that you use for constructing your schedules (whether project, employee, contract or other kinds of schedules). There are many different methods utilized in different situations, conditions, industries and for different purposes. The term schedule method may refer to a way in which your schedule is:
- Created – an approach used to plan how the objects are related to their time parameters and also to each other, including project tasks, employee shifts and business resources;
- Designed – which schedule parameters it shows and what visual layout of parameters it utilizes;
- Represented – whether electronically (interactively) in software, or on paper;
Examples of Schedule Methods:
One of the most popular methods of a project schedule composition is the Critical Path Scheduling method that allows the project managers to approach possibility of project tasks procrastination in a very accurate manner, preventing a delay on the overall project due date.
Other popular methods used in scheduling are techniques of Project Schedule Compression that is used when you need to allocate more tasks within the same time constraints. It includes making the tasks to go in parallel and accelerating some tasks by assigning additional resources to them.