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School:
University of Texas at Arlington
Course:
Opma 5364 - Project Management

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Project Management in Practice Scheduling The Project 5 1 Outline Project network diagrams Identifying critical paths and activities Determining activity slack times Gantt charts Working with Microsoft Project Uncertainty and risk management Simulation approach to managing risk Homework 25 27 31 5 2 The Big Picture The Planning Process Project Conception Launch Meeting Action Plan WBS Project Master Schedule Scheduling Resource Allocation 5 3 The Big Picture Define Define Activities Activities WBS WBS Sequence Sequence Activities Activities Estimate Estimate Activity Activity Resources Resources Estimate Estimate Activity Activity Durations Durations Develop Develop Schedule Schedule Control Control Schedule Schedule 5 4 Project Scheduling Terms Activity Event Node Milestone Network Path Critical Path The longest path through a network Critical Time 5 5 Task a b c d e f g Network Diagrams Predecessor a b b c d e f g e 5 6 Network Diagrams 5 7 Manual Network Example Activity Time Immediate Predecessor s A 1 none B 4 A C 3 A D 7 A E 6 B F 2 C D G 7 E F H 9 D I 4 G H 5 8 Manual Network Deterministic Examples Activity A B C D E F G H I Time 1 4 3 7 6 2 7 9 4 Pred s A A A B C D E F D G H Activity A B C D E F G H I J Time 6 13 8 7 3 4 3 3 2 2 Pred s A B C D D E F E H G 5 9 Project Description Project Table 5 3 a a a b c d d e f g h Notes First before any tasks are entered click on the Project tab Change working time Work weeks Details Make all 7 days of the week working days from 8am to 12pm and 1pm to 5pm Predecessors are entered as numbers Enter task names a b c etc durations and predecessors as numbers Under Tasks add columns of custom information to add ES EF LS LF and Total Slack MSP will calculate these automatically 5 10 MSP Intro Example 1 of 4 Project Information Network Layout Notes Project Project Information Statistics Notes To view the network diagram View tab Network Diagram Format tab Layout Allow manual box positioning Link style Straight 5 11 MSP Intro



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