12- PERT - Project time Management Program Evaluation and...

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Hesham A. Aziz 1 Project time Management Program Evaluation and Review Technique “PERT” Dr. Hesham A. Aziz
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Hesham A. Aziz 2 PERT is a probabilistic approach to project planning. It uses estimates of activity durations that are known (reasonably accurately). PERT is event oriented as it works on calculating the probability of events being completed within a given time. Assumes each activity duration has a range that statistically follows a beta distribution . Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT)
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Hesham A. Aziz 3 The basic steps involved in a PERT analysis are to: assign three durations to each activity ( optimistic, most likely and pessimistic); calculate activity mean duration and standard deviation; calculate forward and backward pass values; identify those activities with no spare time contained within the duration (critical path); calculate project mean duration and standard deviation; identify target completion date and calculate variance about target;
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Hesham A. Aziz 4 PERT—PROGRAM EVALUATION REVIEW PERT—PROGRAM EVALUATION REVIEW TECHNIQUE TECHNIQUE PERT uses three time estimates for each activity:
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