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2.Project Phases – 14.2a.Concept Phase – first of 5 phases of project here project planners develop a broad definition of what the project is & what its scope will be b.Project Definition Phase – 2ndphase, identify how to accomplish the work, how toorganize for project, key personnel & resources required to support the project, tentative schedules, & tentative budget requirements. Budget estimates become
c.Planning Phase – 3rdphase, prepare detailed plans that identify activities, time & budget targets, & the resources needed to complete each task, while also putting place organization that will carry out the project
3.Characteristics of Project Networks – individual tasks have a duration & precedence
d.Project delays or errors will always compromise on the overall Project Performance – increase cost, reducing the scope, agreeing to later delivery date 4.Gantt Chart – graphical tool used to show expected start & end times for project activatesand to track actual progress against these time targetsa.Demonstrate – task duration, task precedence, task milestones & deadlines, task responsibility, critical task/critical path, task with slack, project completion date5.Projects often managed using software, such as Microsoft Project6.Project Management Institute (PMI)7.Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)Chapter 15:1.Operations & Supply Chain Perspectives on Designa.Repeatability – design of products to be less sensitive to variations, increasing the profitability that they will perform as intendedb.Testability – ease with which critical components or functions can be tested during productionc.Serviceability – ease with which parts can be replaced, serviced, or evaluated d.Production Volumes – meeting production volumes by building new facilities, acquiring additional workers & equipment, supplier collaboratione.Product Cost – Obvious: cost that are easiest to see and manage, Hidden: cost thatare not easy to track but can have a major impactf.Match with Existing Capabilities – utilizing existing parts & manufacturing facilities is usually easier to support, service that exploit existing capabilities 2.The Development Processa.Concept development phase – identifying new or revised products & services, purpose: marketing, supply chain, engineeringb.

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