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    1 of 30 Introduction to Project Management Session 4 James Bowen, Ph.D, PMP
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2 of 29 AGENDA Student Presentations Resources Estimating Fun Contest
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3 of 29 Resources resource leveling - network analysis in which  scheduling decisions are drive by resource  management concerns (limited resource  availability or difficult to manage changes in  resource levels).
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4 of 29 Constraint Examples FIGURE 8.1
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5 of 29 Gantt and resource usage – Single resource on one projec
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6 of 29 Kinds of Resource  Constraints People Materials Equipment Working Capital
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7 of 29 Classification of a Scheduling Problem Classification of Problem Using a priority matrix will help determine if the project is  time or resource constrained Time Constrained Project A project that must be completed by an imposed date Time is fixed, resources are flexible: additional resources  are required to ensure project meets schedule. Resource Constrained Project A project in which the level of resources available cannot be  exceeded Resources are fixed, time is flexible: inadequate  resources will delay the project.
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8 of 29 Botanical Garden FIGURE 8.2
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9 of 29 Botanical Garden (cont’d) FIGURE 8.2 (cont’d)
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10 of 29 Computer Demonstration of Resource-Constrained Scheduling EMR Project The development of a handheld electronic  medical reference guide to be used by  emergency medical technicians and  paramedics Problem There are only eight design engineers who  can be assigned to the project due to a  shortage of design engineers and  commitments to other projects.
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11 of 29 EMR Project: Network View of  Schedule before  Resources  Leveled FIGURE 8.5
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12 of 29 EMR Project—Time Constrained  Resource Usage View FIGURE 8.7A
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13 of 29 Resource Loading Chart for EMR Project FIGURE 8.A7B
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14 of 29 EMR Project  Network View  Schedule  after  Resources  Leveled FIGURE 8.8
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15 of 29 The Impacts of Resource- Constrained Scheduling Reduces delay but reduces flexibility Increases scheduling complexity Can break sequence of events May cause parallel activities to become  sequential
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16 of 29 Splitting/Multitasking A scheduling technique use to get a better  project schedule and/or increase resource  utilization Involves interrupting work on an activity to employ the 
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