Creating Tasks

You can add tasks to templates or schedules. If you create a task in a template, you assign the start and end date as days before or after Day Zero. If you create a task in a schedule, you select calendar dates for the start and end dates.

You can group tasks under parent tasks to provide a simpler view of the business process. After viewing upper-level parent tasks, you can then drill into the underlying tasks. Child tasks of parent tasks may have different owners than the parent task.

You can create a task using any of these methods:

  • Drag and drop the Task Type onto a template or schedule in a view.

  • Right-click on a task and select New.

Then enter the task information:

Watch these videos to learn more about creating tasks.

Video icon Creating Tasks

The following tutorial contains additional information on creating tasks:

Video icon Viewing, Updating, and Adding Tasks in Task Manager