A set of target dates for completing elements of a project.
Progress according to the original plan.
Failure to keep up with the planned schedule.
The period of time in which a project or one phase of a project is meant to be completed.
Timeframe is usually written as one word, but can be written as two time frame.
To Kick off
An idiomatic expression meaning ‘to start’.
Can also be used as noun: Kickoff
To give the green light
To give permission for a project to begin.
The time between making a request and receiving the results.
often used to refer to the time between placing an order and receiving delivery.
To perform or accomplish a specefic task.
Stage / Phase
A specific time period assigned for one element (part) of a project.
In most cases, each stage will end with the completion of a deliverable.
A critical event during the life of a project, usually the accomplishment of a project deliverable.
A restriction or limitation that influences the project plan.
For example, a target date may be a constraint on the scheduling of a project.
The sequence of activities that must be completed on time for the entire project to finish on schedule.
The lastest time or date by which something should be completed.
A relation between two elements of a project , requiring one to be started or finished before another can begin.
A tool used to schedule, organize and coordinate tasks within a project.
A bar chart that shows the overlapping timing of activities involved in a project, and sometimes also shows the relationship between them.
Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
A tree-like structure of tasks that need to be performed to complete a project.
The WBS is often used as a project management tool.