Friday, January 4, 2008

Activity Duration Estimation

What is Activity Duration Estimation?

Activity Duration Estimation is the act of estimating the number of work units needed to complete individual project activities and this shapes the preliminary project schedule.

What are the key terms in Activity Duration Estimation?
  • Elapsed Time
    This is the actual calender days/months/years required for an activity from start to finish.

  • Effort
    This is the number of person-hours or persons-days required to complete the activity.
    This estimates the effort to be provided based on the cost estimation and resources estimation.

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Recommended Books on PMP

Suggested Study Materials

  • PMP-Preparation Recommended Books
  • PMP Exam Prep, Fifth Edition: Rita's Course in a Book for Passing the PMP Exam
  • A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, Third Edition (PMBOK Guides)
  • The PMP Exam: How to Pass On Your First Try (Test Prep series)