SOME KEY WORDS
Tasks: the sequence of steps that are required to complete a project. E.g., frame the walls, install the windows, landscape the site.
Parameters: constraints; variables that are specified. E.g., costs, resources, time, quality.
Resources: people, equipment, facilities, etc.
Milestone: an event or condition that marks the completion of a group of related tasks. E.g., external shell on the house is complete.
Critical task: a task that would cause delay in the completion of the project if the task is delayed. E.g., drywall cannot be installed if electric wiring is not yet inspected.
Critical path: a sequence of critical tasks.