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Project Scheduling Project Scheduling
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Theory of Constraints Theory of Constraints The Theory of constraints (TOC)  is a new and  important tool of management science first  proposed by Eliyahu M. Goldratt Goal :  To make more money now and forever.
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TOC Process  TOC Process   Identify the system bottleneck (the leverage      point)  Exploit the bottleneck  Subordinate everything else to the above      decision  Elevate the constraints  Go back to step 1; don't let inertia become a      constraint.
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Current Project Management  Current Project Management  Problems Problems  Project managers are measured on schedule,      budget, and performance  Projects are frequently late, over budget, and      under performance  Common practice is not working  Theory of Constraints offers tools that can help 
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Bidding for a Project Bidding for a Project To make a realistic bid for a project , one must  be able to accurately estimate the time and  resources it will take to get the job done. 
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Common Issues Involved  Common Issues Involved  in Estimation  in Estimation   People do things for reason, even if we don't      understand or believe the reasons  Workers usually feel compelled to stay busy  Workers must meet task completion        commitments  Task timings need to be long enough to allow      for uncertainty.  Knowing that the above rules are valid the      management arbitrarily tries to reduce the      estimates given by individuals and       departments to come out with lower project      cost and project completion time (for bidding      purposes).
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A Critical Chain Schedule A Critical Chain Schedule  Identify the bottleneck (key) tasks . These     are the tasks on which the ultimate duration     of the project depends, also known as the     critical chain.  Exploit performance on the key tasks
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