Learning Objectives-Project scheduling_Ch.14

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Richard T. Farmer School of Business, Miami University Dr. X. Huang MGT 302: Operations Management Learning Objectives – Project Scheduling Chapter 14 (Textbook: Section 14.1, 14.3-14.4; Class Notes) Topics Learning Objectives What is a “Project” 1. Understand the distinguishing characteristics of projects. 2. Given a specific example, be able to determine whether it is a project. Objectives and tradeoffs 1. Know what the three major objectives in project management are and the tradeoffs among them. Scheduling methods 1. Be able to develop a Gantt chart based on precedence relationships among project activities using both forward and backward pass methods. 2. Given a network diagram, be able to determine the immediate predecessors and successors for a specific project activity. 3. Be able to construct a network diagram given the specific project activities and the associated precedence relationships. 4. Understand the conceptual meaning of the early start (ES) and early
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2012 for the course MGT 302 taught by Professor Baker during the Spring '09 term at Miami University.

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