Network Diagram Using Precedence Diagramming Method OR Activity On Node

Network diagram is primarily used to understand how the activities in a project is sequenced, understand the dependencies between activities and finally to understand the critical path in the project. On the very simple terms, network diagram shows how the activities related to each other. Meaning that in your project once you identify the activities and …

Plan Schedule Management Process – How To Plan The Project Schedule?

Plan schedule management process is about planning of how the other processes of time management knowledge area are going to be performed. Whenever you mention about the project plan, lot of people visualize that they are asking about schedule management plan. However schedule management plan is not as same as project management plan. Recall that project …

Types Of Dependencies In Project Management

Dependencies in project management shows the relationship between project activities. When you plan to schedule activities, you as a project manager would figure out the relationship between these activities in order to figure out the order of the execution of the activities. In the activity on node (AON) or precedence diagramming method (PDM), we have seen …

Fast Tracking And Crashing – Schedule Compression Techniques

Fast tracking and crashing are the schedule compression techniques in project management. These are powerful weapons for the project manager to deal primarily with project schedule and cost related concerns. From the PMP exam perspective also, understanding the concepts of fast tracking and crashing are very important, as you can expect some questions on these concepts …