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Project Management for IT-Related Projects by David I. Shepherd, Norman Smith, Brian West, Roger Ireland, Bob Hughes

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

When you have completed this chapter you should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the following:

project deliverables and intermediate products;

work and product breakdowns;

product definitions (including the identification of ‘derived from’ and ‘component of’ relationships between products);

relationship between products and activities in a project;

checkpoints and milestones;

lapsed time and effort required for activities;

activity networks (using ‘activity on node’ notation);

calculation of earliest and latest start and end dates of activities and the resulting float;

identification and significance of critical paths;

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