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Advantages and Disadvantages to Fast-Tracking a Project
MANAGING A PROJECT SCHEDULE4Fast tracking a project means to speed up the process or development. This is a methodused to get back on schedule when a problem or setback arises. Fast tracking means taking twotasks that would usually happen in sequence and place them almost at the same time or togetherto help progress the project along to get back on track quickly. Speeding up tasks leaves room forerror and can be risky business. This could increase cost during a project, or this could mean thatwork was too rushed and will need to be redone.ConclusionProject management and planning is vital for any project or set of tasks. It requires a lotof attention to detail, time, costs and resources. A work breakdown structure can be used to helpthe planning and project analysis; providing itemize tasks, estimates, and distribution of roles.You can also use tools to monitor a project through its timeline and ensure the project stays ontrack or stays close to schedule. A project manager also must keep tabs on resource allocationand monitor task needs.References
MANAGING A PROJECT SCHEDULE5Cobb, A. (2012). LEADING PROJECT TEAMS: The Basics of Project Management and TeamLeadership (2nd ed.). Retrieved from The University of Phoenix eBook Collectiondatabase.McConnell, E. (2011, March). Project Implementation Schedule: The Key Components. MyManagement Guide. Retrieved from -implementation-schedule-the-key-components/Markgraf, B. (2017). The Importance of a Work Breakdown Structure. Chron. Retrieved fromMaserang, S. (2002, Fall). Project Management: Tools & Techniques. Systems Analysis &Design. Retrieved from
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