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4 Types of Project Dependency

 , updated on September 08, 2022
A project dependency is an activity that relies on another activity or condition before it can be completed. There are four common types of project dependency:

1. Finish to Start

Task A must be completed before Task B can begin. In this case, tasks must be completed sequentially.

2. Finish to Finish

Task A must be completed before Task B can be completed.

3. Start to Start

Task A must start before Task B can start.

4. Start to Finish

Task A must start before Task B can finish.
Overview: Project Dependencies
TypeProject Management
DefinitionConditions that must be met before an activity can be started or completed.
ValueModeling project plans and schedules.
Related ConceptsProject Assumptions

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