Concepts in project planning pdf lecture notes, ebook download for mba


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Feb 22, 2015
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I have the lecture notes for the subject Concepts in project planning that i am sharing with all of you in this thread. The attached PDF file will help you in your preparation for Concepts in project planning and help you clearing your semester/trimester exams with ease.

The attached ebook/notes contain the following topics:

Project Planning and scheduling techniques
Introduction, The Specification, Steps, Importance of Project Planning, Planning Schedules and Scope of
Prototype and Pilot Projects, Project Planning and Database Issues.

Developing the project network using CPM/PERT
Introduction, History of cpm/pert, Planning, Scheduling & Control, Framework For PERT And CPM,
CPM/PERT Network.

Constructing network diagram
Introduction, Network Construction, Constructing a Network Diagram from Work Breakdown Schedule.

AON basics
Introduction, The Workflow, Drawing of Activity Diagram, Examples.

Forward pass and Backward pass
Introduction, Forward Pass, Backward Pass, Calculating and Executing a Forward and Backward Pass,
Constructing Forward and Backward Pass Project Management Template, Forward Pass / Backward Pass

Advantages and Limitations of CPM/PERT
CPM/PERT, Calculation of Time Estimates In Cpm, Calculations In Network Analysis, Calculation of
Expected Time And Variance of APath In Pert, CPM & PERT Weaknesses & Strengths, Advantages of PERT
and CPM.

Constructing diagram and computations using precedence diagramming method
Introduction, Example, Sample Precedence Diagramming Method (PDM) Network Diagram, Gantt Charts,
Critical Path Method (CPM) Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT).

PERT/CPM simulation
Introduction, Description of CPM/PERT, Modification In Cpm/Pert, Simplified Pert Procedure, Reviews,
Structure And Elements of Simplified, Algorithm Of Simplified Cpm/Pert.

Reducing project duration
Introduction, Project Audit and Closure, Steps to reduce Project duration, Project Crashing, Conclusion, Project
Time-Cost Trade-Off, Activity Time-Cost Relationship.