Financials for a Major Project

The “Disk Cleaning Machine A” project Gantt chart was displayed at the end of Chapter 6. It represents the first stage of an actual major custom manufacturer's machine-build project. It focuses on how long the project phase will take and who will execute each task.

If all the team members are identified before the planning starts, the project manager can create the resource table shown in Table 10-2. If only the names or titles are entered, the rest of the page will be blank. However, if project cost is a concern, the project manager will fill in the appropriate standard rates and over-time rates for each team member or task workgroup. The rates entered come from the payroll department. To achieve accurate cost ...

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