What is Scheduling Mode?

Updated May 21, 2021

This article explains how to set the scheduling mode for a task in your plan.  This is also referred to as the Scheduling Mode .

Options Defined

  • Normal: All fields can be changed manually
  • Fixed Duration: Changing the dates (Duration) on a task auto-updates the effort (work hours)
  • Effort Driven: Changing the effort (work hours) on a task auto-updates the duration
  • Dynamic Assignment: Changing either the effort or duration on a task auto-updates the assignment units (percentage usage of the resource assigned)

Set Individual Task Scheduling Mode

When editing individual tasks, you may set the scheduling mode.  

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