Situation - Your Program Manager was happy to hear you completed the WBS because the construction project is nearing closure, and Zig is pressing him for some idea of the duration of the office operations relocation project for UMT In a meeting with your Program Manager you explain to him you and your team are working on dependency determination, identifying tasks that can be worked simultaneously, and the task predecessor relationships necessary to sequence the tasks in such a manner that Microsoft Project can calculate a Critical Path. Also discuss constraint dates, how and when to use them, and how overuse of constraint dates can be detrimental to creating and maintaining a simplified reality model of your project in Microsoft Project.
Assignment - discuss and share information with your classmates about the meaning and process of dependency determination, the meaning of "predecessor" in the context of Microsoft Project, the four types of predecessor relationships, lead and lag time, what a critical path is, and why the critical path is considered critical.
Your original discussion board posting should consist of 300-350 words in 3-4 paragraphs (a minimum of 15 sentences). You are also required to cite at least two internal or external sources in your postings, formatted to APA standards. Avoid citing sources from Wikis, Wikipedia, Dictionary.com, private company websites and other non-academic references. Review APA standards: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/
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