Most projects have fixed costs to account for. These are such things as mortgages and other costs that do not change with production. Fixed costs need to be accounted for in projects. If your project has fixed costs, follow the following steps.
Step 1 – Update Microsoft Project with Fixed Cost Information
Resource Fixed Cost List Instructions Microsoft Project 2013
The following steps should be followed when setting up your project fixed costs with Microsoft Project:
Step 2 Update Microsoft Project with Variable Cost Information
Variable Resource List
Most projects have variable costs. These are costs that change with the amount of work being done. These are commonly seen as dollar per hour costs. Most of your resources will be dollar per hour costs. Follow the steps below to enter this data.
Resource Variable Cost List Instructions for Microsoft 2013
Using this information, go back into the Resource Sheet to update the hourly rate for each resource.
assign resources to every one of your tasks. All the tasks need to be assigned a resource. To do this add equipment
please add some tasks under Product Launch. I do believe that Product Launch needs to be a new section and then add all the activities needed to launch this product.