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If you mean how to get more time in which to work, sorry. That's the one thing you can't argue out of a supervisor.
Backwards planning. If you have been given a deadline and you can't get it changed, when you block out time for each task, you have to work backwards from that deadline.
Also, in addition to all the other things you've been told on this board to consider, try to build in a bare minimum allowance for sick time. A good rule of thumb is, you need at least 3 work days leeway to allow for one case of catching the flu during the project. That's 3 days being too sick to work, not 3 days out of the office. Sometimes you can still continue to work some even if you stay at home. If there are multiple people working on the project, allocate a minimum of 4 days during which one or more will be out sick.
In order to prepare for people being out sick, consider where their skills overlap, so you may be able to have one worker cover for another who's out.
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> for a large project.
> > For example, I estimated that a project would take
> about a month, however,
> > because of release deadlines, I only have about 2
> weeks. I spent a lot of
> > time figuring out the tool issues and so got behind.
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