Chapter 5. Project Activity Duration Analysis

5.1. Introduction

As the project manager develops a project plan of work that will be required to accomplish a project deliverable, she has determined specific work activities and resources required to accomplish the project deliverable and now must analyze how long it will take to complete each project work activity and this is called activity duration analysis. The project manager should have enough information to determine what type of work and how many tasks will be required at each work activity as this will help determine the overall duration of each activity. The project manager will also need information on any periphery requirements such as contractual agreements and/or project or organizational ...

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