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1EMGT 501 HW #3 Due Day: Oct 3 Chapter 10 - SELF TEST 7
2What are the critical activities? Ch. 10 – 7A project involving the installation of a computer system comprises eight activities. The following table lists immediate predecessors and activity times (in weeks).ImmediatePredecessorActivityTimeABCDEFGH-AB,CDEF,G362549Draw a project network.What are the critical activities?What is the expected project completion time?
3Ch. 10 – 18The manager of the Oak Hills Swimming Club is planning the club’s swimming team program. The first team practice is scheduled for May 1. The activities, their immediate predecessors, and the activity time estimates (in weeks) are as follows.ImmediatePredecessorTime (weeks)Most ProbableActivityDescriptionPessimisticOptimisticABCDEFGHIMeet with boardHire coachesReserve poolAnnounce programMeet with coachesOrder team suitsRegister swimmersCollect feesPlan first practice-AB,CBDGE,H,F14216423286341
4Draw a project network.Develop an activity schedule.What are the critical activities, and what is the expected project completion time?If the club manager plans to start the project on February1, what is the probability the swimming program will be ready by the scheduled May 1 date (13 weeks)? Should the manager begin planning the swimming program before February 1?
11c. Critical Path: A-B-D-G-H-I Expected Project Completion Time==14.17 weeksd. Compute the probability of project completion in 13 weeks or less.With this low probability, the manager should start prior toFebruary 1.