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Calculating Task Duration with Multiple Resources Assigned

Task duration is defined by Microsoft Project as the number of active working time periods on the calendar required to complete a task. When multiple resources are assigned to a task, some might not be scheduled during the entire task duration. Individual schedules for some resources can be modified to delay an assignment or to split the assignment with a period of inactivity.

NOTE

The consumption of material resources is not considered in calculating duration.



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