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Quantitative Schedule Analysis Tools

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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 ...

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