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Larry Christofaro

Hi Kennet. There are two ways to sequence tasks when using resource leveling. The first is using predecessors. Predecessors are used as normal when an actual dependency is required (not a resource dependency). Project uses a non-human sequencing priority to prioritize the rest, which is rarely correct. The example I use is that you want high risk tasks completed first, which isn’t a hard dependency. To accomplish this, I always setup resource leveling to use Leveling order to Priority, Standard; and then set Priority for each task. Some tips: (1) group priorities by section (900’s for planning, 800’s for requirements, etc.) (2) tasks can have the same priority, but I tend to keep them to a minimum. Then keep leveling, tweaking, leveling, tweaking, until the schedule looks right. Hope that helps…