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1. What is the first stage of determining task timing in the critical path method? Identifying early start and early finish times of each task 2. To harden a project is to: Apply strict management control 3. Tom works at a computer system manufacturing facility. Tom and his fellow co-workers have been working diligently to finish the assembly of a new batch of monitors by the... To finish the project before the boss decides to hire several temporary employees to work on the project until it is complete. This is an example of ___ Project crashing 4. The ____ is the mathematical expectation of a random variable, calculated as the weighted average of all possible values that may occur. Expected value 5. A term used to describe agile project management process team meetings is? scrum 6. Which of the following statement about the critical path is true ? Any delay in a critical path activity delays the project 7. According to the text, which of the following tools is generally most helpful when determining the precise timing of tasks? Gantt Charts The critical path method (CPM) of project management begins with the logical assumption that task times are ____ deterministic The ultimate goal of any project is to produce a _____ unique outcome In spite of their consistent goals, PERT and CPM project management methodologies differ on one important dimension. What is that dimension? the degree of certainty associated with task times Which of the following statements is true? crashing a critical path activity may shorten the length of the project Implementation of early start and finish timing is also known generally as _____, because each task is started as soon as possible. forward scheduling ____ is the degree to which a task may be delayed from its early start without delaying the project Slack According to the early start time rule, the early start time of a task is equal to _____ the largest of the early finish times of its immediate predecessors What does the critical path of a project determine about the project? the length of the entire project Drawing an AON network requires representing each activity as a standard shape and joining these shapes with arcs indicating _______ precedence relationships What approach could be used to manage a project that requires quick changes to the project plan because of unpredictable environmental influences?
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