How To Create An Activity List For Projects

Activity list for projects

How To Create An Activiry List For Projects



In my previous article, I have looked at how to develop Work Breakdown Structure for projects. In this article, I want to focus on how to create an activity list for projects. Follow me as will look at it together in this article.


The activity list is a fundamental building block for an effective project schedule and budget. Defining the activities helps ensure that all project activities remains within the project scope , so you can avoid missing critical activities . If you define exactly what needs to be done, you can avoid performing unneccesary work.

Activity list for projects

Let talk about Effort…

Effort is the measure of labour that must be applied to the completion of a particular task or work package

The metrics used to express efforts are typically expressed in time over unit format. The unit of measurement for representing effort is generally “person-hours”, “person-days” And “person-months”.


Effort driven

Effort-driven is a term that is used to describe a task that can be completed faster through the application of additional energy or labour resources.


Elapsed time

Elapsed time is the actual calendar time required for an activity from start to finish. An activity that requires two weeks to complete will take four calendar weeks of elapsed time if there is a two week plant shutdown in the middle.



Duration is the amount of time that a particular task or work package will take to complete. The metrics used to express duration are units of time such as days, weeks , months or years.


Fixed duration

Fixed duration. Is a term that is used to describe a task or work package that requires a set amount of time to complete. The application of additional resources will not change the time required.



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