Do you know about hammock activity for pmp exam

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A Hammock Activity is a schedule or project planning term for grouping smaller sub tasks that hang between two dates.

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Do you know about hammock activity for pmp exam

  1. 1. Do You Know about Hammock Activity for PMP exam? Vinai Prakash, PMP, ITIL, MBA, GAP Founder of PMChamp.com http://www.pmchamp.net/
  2. 2. Hammock Activity It's a schedule or project planning term for grouping smaller subtasks that hang between two dates. http://www.pmchamp.net/ 2
  3. 3. Hammock Activity The size of the hammock, or the duration of the hammock is calculated by the start date of the earliest task, and the finish date of the last task. http://www.pmchamp.net/ 3
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  5. 5. Example of a Hammock Activity: As scheduled dates in other tasks change in the network diagram, the duration and start and/or finish dates of the hammock task will change as well. • Three tasks A, B, and C. • Task B must start on some date from task A (date A) • Task B must finish on some date from task C (date C). http://www.pmchamp.net/ 5
  6. 6. Example of a Hammock Activity: • In this case, Task B can be done between the time it takes to do task A and Task C. • If Task A is preponed, then there is much larger time to do Task B. • If task C is delayed (takes longer to complete), that means that you also get more time to do task B. • Thus Task B is hanging between the start of Task A and end of Task C. http://www.pmchamp.net/ 6
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