M306_Proj management H

M306_Proj management H - Project Management: PERT/CPM...

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Slide 1 Project Management: PERT/CPM Chapter 8 in our textbook.
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Great Planning Slide 2
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Slide 3 CPM/PERT CPM : C ritical P ath M ethod PERT : P rogram E valuation and R eview T echnique CPM/PERT: plan and schedule complex projects consisting of many individual activities (tasks). determine the earliest/latest start and finish times for each activity, the entire project completion time and the slack time for each activity.
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Slide 4 PERT/CPM Applications PERT/CPM has been successfully used in many applications including: Construction projects such as office buildings, highways, sports facilities Design and installation of new systems such as computer software or the launching of a rocket Designing and marketing a new product Completing a corporate merger, or a movie production Organization of large scale events such as the Olympics or summits Relocation of an office or a hospital
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Slide 5 Example: Project Management Project: Build a house 1. Develop a list of the activities, their duration times and immediate predecessors. Activity Predecessor Duration A Build foundation - 5 days B Build walls and ceilings A 8 days C Build roof B 10 days D Put in windows B 3 days E Do electrical wiring B 5 days F Paint house C, D 4 days
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Slide 6 Project Network How can the project be displayed to visualize the flow of the activities? A project network can be constructed to model the precedence of the activities. The nodes of the network represent the activities . The arcs of the network reflect the precedence relationships of the activities .
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Slide 7 Project Management: Example 2. Draw a project network. 3. Find the project completion time and the critical activities.
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Slide 8 Critical Path Method (CPM): Completion Time and Critical Activities Step 1: Make a forward pass through the network as follows. For each activity i beginning at the Start node , calculate: Earliest Start Time = the maximum of the earliest finish times of all activities immediately preceding activity i . (This is 0 for an activity with no predecessors.)
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course MGMT 306 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Purdue.

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