Associating Roles with Tasks
When planning a project, tasks can be associated with a specific role prior to booking the exact resource who will complete the task. This can help produce more accurate cost estimates as well as a detailed role load view in the early stages of project plan management.
Figure 5-2. Task with role assigned but no resource
To book a role for a task:
Open the work plan.
Select the task to which you want to assign a role.
Provide a value in the Role field.