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Ch 6: Project Management Planning Methods

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Review this chapter to bring up your grades, earn college credit, study for exams and more. These lessons can be studied at your own pace and they cover the most important information related to project management planning methods.

Project Management Planning Methods - Chapter Summary

This collection of operations management lessons outlines the methods that project managers use to plan, schedule and implement their projects. Our expert instructors explain several concepts, definitions and tools that are needed to successfully plan a project, such as the PERT analysis tool, work breakdown structure, total slack and more.

The chapter comes with short self-assessment quizzes that follow each lesson, and you can ask our instructors questions if they arise. The lesson material is also available 24/7, which enables you to study whenever it's convenient. The chapter's lessons can help you:

  • Outline the steps and tools needed to effectively plan projects
  • Figure out how long a project will take to complete using the PERT analysis tool
  • Understand the purposes of a work breakdown structure and project team
  • Know how to schedule projects using total slack, free slack and critical path

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