Chapter 11. Real-World Scheduling

Goals of This Chapter

Upon completion of this chapter, you should be able to:

• Explain the importance of scheduling and process flow

• Define the function of a project schedule

• Be able to read and understand a project management network diagram

• Define what a critical path is and how to use it to adjust the project to meet the required delivery date

image When assigning a project, it is not unusual for management to ask for a schedule, or to inquire as to how long you think the project will take to complete. However, there is much work that needs to be accomplished before even a preliminary project schedule ...

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