Set the Amount of Work That People Perform on Tasks

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What does the “Set the Amount of Work That People Perform on Tasks” functionality do?

The “Set the Amount of Work That People Perform on Tasks” functionality, as the name indicates, sets the amount of time (or person-hours) for a task to be completed. This is the amount of time regardless of the number of people on the task.

What is Work field?

The Work field shows the total time scheduled on a task for all assigned resources, the total time to which a resource is scheduled on all assigned tasks, or the total amount of time scheduled for a resource on a task.

How do I set the amount of work that people perform on tasks?

To set the amount of work that people perform on tasks you need to keep in mind that you need to add people to your project schedule before so you can assign them to work on tasks. Click View – Gantt Chart – in the Work column of a task enter the amount of time desired.

Step by step on how to set the amount of work that people perform on tasks:

1. Click menu ViewGantt Chart.

2. In the Work column for the task, type the amount of time desired.

Note: When you put people to work on your project, keep two things in mind:

1. You need to add people to your project schedule before.

2. You can assign them to work on tasks.