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Unformatted text preview: MAN-435 Project Management Project Management: Achieving Competitive Advantage, by Jeffrey K. Pinto, (Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson Prentice-Hall, 2007). ISBN-13: 978-0-558-39543-8 Module 5C Problems: Constructing the Critical Path Read the following supplemental reading and complete the problems as directed. The critical path is the longest path through a network diagram. Table 9.4 is the list of activities along with their predecessors and estimated time duration. Figure 9.15 is the network diagram containing the activity description, its letter description, and the time element. As shown on page 297, there are four possible paths from start to finish and each has a time element to completion. Be sure that you calculate the time duration to complete each path. The critical path is the path that takes the longest, or in this case, 30 weeks. Every activity on the critical path is known as a critical activity, which means that any delay on a critical activity lengthens the critical path; that is, delays...
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2010 for the course BUSINESS Man 435 taught by Professor Bernstein during the Summer '10 term at Thomas Edison State.
- Summer '10
- Project Management