Practice standard for scheduling by Project Management Institute

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Offers a refererence advisor for construction a scheduling version according to undertaking administration ideas, describing its significant parts and the methods it may be assessed for its effectiveness over the lifetime of the project.

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A presentation, in its simplest form, is a table of activities with the associated scheduled dates. Presentations are used to communicate to the stakeholders when project activities and events are expected to happen. Resource presentations may also identify the resource, either by a specific person, role or system/tool/etc. that will be required to complete the activities. The term “schedule” is often used to mean both the schedule model and the output of activities with their associated dates.

2 Critical Activities It is important to distinguish between critical path activities and critical activities. Critical path activities are those activities contained in the critical path(s). Critical activities are those activities vital to the success of the project, even if they are not on the CPM predicted critical path or critical chain. Critical activities are normally high risk in terms of scope, schedule, and cost and can cause not only a delay in the project end date, but an increased likelihood of project failure.

Newtown Square, PA 19073-3299 USA 18 CHAPTER 2 – THE SCHEDULE MODEL PRINCIPLES AND CONCEPTS 2 Figure 2-7. Schedule Model Instance Presentations simple lists, bar charts with dates, network logic diagrams with dates, resource usage patterns, and costs, milestones, master schedules, departmental work lists, team work lists, and deliverable due dates. There are many other possible schedule presentations. Schedule model instance presentations can take the form of an early start schedule, late start schedule, baseline schedule, resource-limited schedule, or target schedule.

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