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Objectives (provide examples):Goals. Desired outcomes for the project. These outcomes could be in the areas of performance, cost, time and/or quality. Performance: The movie will make at least $20 million in ticket sales and will not exceeda budget of $15 million. The movie will be released by June of next year. The movie will get a fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes.Performance and Quality: Improve the design of the productBudget: Reduce the cost of logistics by 10%Time: Reduce delivery times by 2 daysDeliverables (provide examples):A description of the products and/or services that should be delivered by the end of the project A motion picture with a PG-13 rating. Three different trailers for the film. Movie posters and graphic designs that can be used for promotion of the film.Presentation and/or Documents: Design, Process, Report, ContractResearch (Data or Document)Physical item or Intangible outputs (Software)Milestones (provide examples):Specific events targeted as important to staying on track that willoccur throughout the project. These might include start dates, end dates, decisions that will be made, expected due dates for deliverables etc. Actors should be chosen and under contract by July 1. Shooting locations for the film should be finalized by August 15. Filming should begin by September 1. Filming should be completed by September 24. The final version of the film should be ready by January 10. The movie will be shown at a film festival on February 1.Date of an important decision – choose location for factoryStart of a new phase of a project, End of a project phase – Begin electrical wiring in the homeA deadline – Date home must be completed and inspected AON Diagrams
Diagram is an illustration where each circle represents a single activity in the project. Inside the circles the activity is given a name or symbol. In addition, inside each circle, a number will indicate how much time is required to complete that activity. The arrows help illustrate activity precedence. The arrows leading into each circle/activity allow a project manager to see which activities must be completed before this activity begins. Those arrows leading out of the circle/activity allow a project manager to see which activities can begin once that activity is completed.Calculate length of Critical Path(s) and Slack
Slack is the amount of time a path or single activity can be delayed without impacting theproject duration.

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