Krajewski SN Chapter 3 - Chapter 3 Project Management A....

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Chapter 3 Project Management A. Project Management Across the Organization 1. Define a project and list examples a. Three main goals of any project 2. Using projects to implement operations stragtegy (example Customer Service Initiative) 3. Define Project management SN:3-1
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SN:3-2 Chapter 3: Project Management B. Defining and Organizing Projects 1. Define the scope and objectives of a project 2. Select the project manager and project team a. Project manager Roles of the project manager Characteristics b. Project team 3. Organizational structure C. Planning Projects Planning projects involve five steps. 1. Defining the work breakdown structure (WBS) 2. Diagramming the network. a. Application 3.1 The following information is know about a project
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Chapter 3: Project Management SN:3-3 Activit y Activity Time (days) Immediate Predecessor(s) A 7 -- B 2 A C 4 A D 4 B, C E 4 D F 3 E G 5 E Draw the network diagram for this project 3. Developing the schedule a. Activity slack is calculated from four times for each activity Earliest start time (ES) Earliest finish time (EF) EF = ES + t Latest start time (LS) LS = LF – t Latest finish time (LF) LF = Min [LS time for all immediately following activities] Start A 7 B 2 C 4
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SN:3-4 Chapter 3: Project Management b. Project schedule c. Activity slack: maximum time an activity can be delayed without delaying
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This note was uploaded on 12/19/2009 for the course MANAGEMENT 00123 taught by Professor Ahmed during the Spring '09 term at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

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Krajewski SN Chapter 3 - Chapter 3 Project Management A....

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