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OPMA 5364 Part 5

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OPMA 5364 Project Management Part 5 Project Scheduling
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Copyright 2004, Dr. Greg Frazier Part 5 - Project Scheduling 2 Topic Outline: Project Scheduling Identifying relationships among activities Project network diagrams Identifying critical paths and critical activities Determining activity slack times Gantt charts Project scheduling exercise Microsoft Project example Other precedence relationships Management of project schedules
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Copyright 2004, Dr. Greg Frazier Part 5 - Project Scheduling 3 Identifying Activity Relationships In addition to estimating activity time duration and cost, relationships among activities must also be identified Relationships: What task immediately precedes this task? What task immediately follows this task? What tasks can be done concurrently? These are referred to as precedence relationships The main relationship for scheduling is ‘what task immediately precedes the current task,’ which is referred to as the immediate predecessor task
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Copyright 2004, Dr. Greg Frazier Part 5 - Project Scheduling 4 Project Network Diagrams Network diagrams show the precedence relationships among activities It’s easier to understand these relationships graphically Network diagrams help to understand the flow of work in a project Network diagrams are a useful tool for project planning and control, as well as for scheduling One (perhaps exaggerated) claim is that the network represents ¾ of the planning process
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Copyright 2004, Dr. Greg Frazier Part 5 - Project Scheduling 5 2 Versions of Network Diagrams Activity-on-Arrow (AOA) networks also called Arrow Diagramming Method (ADM) simpler for projects with many dependencies emphasizes events; milestones can be easily flagged sometimes requires dummy activities Activity-on-Node (AON) networks also called Precedence Diagramming Method (PDM) easier to draw for simple projects emphasizes activities no dummy activities
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Copyright 2004, Dr. Greg Frazier Part 5 - Project Scheduling 6 Activities vs. Events Activity – a chunk of work that is part of the project; an activity may be broken down into multiple subactivities Event – a significant point in time during the project, such as a milestone event; an event
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