What Are the Differences Between a Project and a Task?

Here are the main differences between a Project and a Task:

  • A Project consists of multiple tasks.
  • A task is usually part of a project, a project can never be part of a task.
  • A project consists of multiple activities, a task consists of a single activity.
  • A task is of a shorter duration and simpler goal(s) than a project, and is often executed by one person (vs many in a project)

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