Mark Turnquest, CIPM
Resource leveling The resource leveling schedule of any project needs to be leveled. This ensures that no " resource " is over allocated. Further, as you should, maintain a number of resource ( people, financial and material ), levels throughout the project life cycle. Strategies for resource leveling Utilizing available slack Shifting the project finish date Smoothing ( week-ends and holiday working ) No project should commence with the notion for smoothing, especially when there is only a five day work week allocation.