week 8 - Week 8: Resource & Cost Planning PMBOK, pps....

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Week 8: Resource & Cost Planning PMBOK, pps. 141-145; 168-174 Schwalbe, Chap 4 (pp.147-149 & 161-166) & Duration : actual amount of time spent on activity plus elapse time. Estimates are expressed as discrete units Effort: number of workdays or hours required to complete a task When resource is over allocated it has more work than can be completed in time available, resource leveling by adding resource or time to finish task. Estimate activity resources: process of estimating the types and quantities of material, people, equipment, or supplies required to perform each activity. Inputs: Activity list, Activity attributes, resource calendars (specify when and how long identified project resources will be available during the project taking into consideration experience and location), enterprise environmental factors (resources), organizational process asset (policies). Tools and techniques: expert judgment, alternate analysis (determining alternate methods of accomplishment),
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This note was uploaded on 02/25/2012 for the course PJM 5900 taught by Professor Georgepatterson during the Spring '11 term at Northeastern.

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