The Duration Types available in Adobe Workfront are different than their counterparts in Microsoft Project which are called Task Types. This can be sometimes confusing when exporting or importing projects between Workfront and Microsoft Project.
For information about importing and exporting projects between Workfront and Microsoft Project, see the following articles:
Workfront has four task duration types:
For information, see Overview of Task Duration and Duration Type.
These duration types are not recognized by Microsoft Project. Currently, Microsoft Project has three Task Types similar to Duration Types in Workfront:
When exporting projects from Workfront to Microsoft Project, Effort Driven tasks become Fixed Work. Simple, Calculated Work, and Calculated Assignment become Fixed Units.
When importing projects from Microsoft Project in to Workfront, Fixed Units become Effort Driven. Fixed Work and Fixed Duration receive the default duration type that your Workfront administrator selected for your system. For information, see Configure system-wide task and issue preferences.