R. Attri Engineering Management Series, Paper No. 1, September 2005Project Life CycleInitiation Planning Execution Control Close outCloseout makes thetransition to nextphaseActual wok of theprojectCorrective actions ifwork is not beingperformed asplannedStrategy to makeproject workProject Charter andPM
R. Attri Engineering Management Series, Paper No. 1, September 2005Project Quality vs Product QualityQuality Management should take care of 2 thingsQuality of the project (on time and on budget)Quality of product (as per customer needs, defectfree)The enterprise wide management processes complementsthe Project Management and Product processes.
R. Attri Engineering Management Series, Paper No. 1, September 2005CPMCalculated single deterministic time of early and late startand finish timingsTakes input as fixed network logic and fixed single durationestimateFocus is on calculating the float for each activity to seewhich has least flexibility of schedule.Used most likely time of finish of each activity.
R. Attri Engineering Management Series, Paper No. 1, September 2005Ways of presentation of Project ScheduleScheduleProjectNetworkdiagram Bar GanttChartsMilestonecharts Time scalednetworksShows projectlogic aw well asdates alongwithCPActivity start andend dates withexpected durationsbut do not showthe dependenciesSimilar to Barcharts but showsschedule start orfinish of importantmilestonesBlend of NW logic,activities duration,schedule start andfinish dates andfloats also.