O'Reilly logo

Project Risk and Cost Analysis by Deborah Singer Dobson, Michael S. Dobson

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

 8 

Quantitative Schedule Analysis Tools

image

Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

•  Apply sensitivity analysis to project schedule issues.

•  Use the tools of network diagramming and critical path analysis to construct a network diagram from a list of tasks, perform a forward and backward pass on a network diagram, identify the critical path in a network diagram, and calculate total float and free float in noncritical activities.

•  Describe the three types of schedule risk.

•  Create a three-point estimate for a work package with uncertain duration.

•  Calculate a PERT time using a three-point estimate and ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required