Before studying this chapter you should know or, if necessary, review
After studying this chapter you should be able to
Describe project management applications.
Describe the project life cycle.
Diagram networks of project activities.
Estimate the completion time of a project.
Compute the probability of completing a project by a specific time.
Determine how to reduce the length of a project effectively.
Describe the critical chain approach to project management.
Project Life Cycle 615
Network Planning Techniques 616
Estimating the Probability of Completion Dates 629