A) Two manufacturing facilities are integrating their inventory management systems as a result of operations consolidation. Preliminary analysis and interviews with all parties involved resulted in the following project information. All times are in weeks.
Your task is to identify the following:
- Critical path
- Total project completion time
|ACTIVITY||IMMEDIATE PREDECESSORS||TIME (IN WEEKS)|
B) Zentaur, Inc. started creating a new digital imaging system. They found out that their has a similar product under study, but has not yet been able to begin production. Because of the competitor’s action, top managers have asked for a speedup of R&D activities so that Zentaur can produce and market their system at the soonest possible date. The predecessor information and activity time estimates in months are shown below.
- Identify the critical path
- Compute activity slack time
- Identify project completion time
|Activity||Immediate Predecessors||Optimistic Time||Most Probable Time||Pessimistic Time|
Please identify your answers clearly.
A.1) Critical Path is: —-
A.2) Total project completion time is: —-
For Item B, your answers should be labeled:
B.1) Critical Path:
B.2) Slack time for each activity: (you should have the slack times for all activities in this section)
B.3) Project completion time