Julia Rutherford Silvers, CSEP

Certified Special Events Professional

Event Management Authority

Like angels and elephants dancing on the head of a pin, our dreams and responsibilities may have no limits, but must be balanced according to the music of the moment.









Time Management

27 November 2013

The processes required for the establishment and verification of timelines, production schedules and schedule controls that will facilitate the activity architecture necessary to accomplish the tasks associated with the event project.


Major Functions

Performance Elements

Activity Definition

Define scope and deliverables

Create Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

Identify tasks and responsibilities

Define event date and time components

Activity Architecture

Determine task dependencies and priorities

Define milestones and deadlines

Sequence and synchronize tasks

Develop Gantt Chart or similar device

Duration Estimation

Determine time restrictions

Assess activity attributes and duration requirements

Assess resource availability

Allocate time according to needs and restrictions

Schedule Development

Devise Timeline

Generate Production Schedule

Establish Program Agenda or Running Order

Create and distribute detailed schedules

Schedule Control

Devise performance measurement methodology

Conduct schedule variance analyses

Develop and utilize change control mechanisms



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