Zuma Project

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For Part B of the MS Project Assignment, complete the Zuma Project - Parts 3, 4, 5 and 6 described at the end of your textbook (pp.630-634). Answer the questions, following the directions below, and submit your MS Project files in the dropbox. Use the following coding for your filenames - start with your initials, such as XYEM660ZumaP3.mpp. Submit answers to the questions as an MS Word file, with a file name starting with your initials, such as XYEM660ZumaPB.doc.  Also save your work to disk as a backup record.  Note: Additional tutorials with video files on how to work with MS Project are given in the Student CD that came with your textbook and are also on the publisher’s website. Worth watching! Part 3 (20 pts.)

3.0 Top management is not happy with the resource-constrained schedule generated at the end of Part 2. Robin Lane, the president, has promised retailers that production of the new scooters would start on February 1, 2009. Answer the questions below in a word file document with a name starting with your initials, such as XYEM660ZumaPB.doc: 3.0.1. (Q#1) What options are available to meet this new deadline if the project is not resource constrained? (1 pt.) If the project is not resource constrained, then the finish date of the project will be 12/22/2008, Since the project duration is 250 days from 1/2/08. It would meet the promised 2/1/2009 deadline. 3.0.2. (Q#2) What options are available to meet this new deadline if the project is resource constrained? (1 pt.) If the project is resource constrained, then the finish date will be 2/18/09, since there was an additional 40 days added to the project duration. Additional personnel should be added in order to meet the desired new deadline. 3.1  Dewey Martin, director of product development, has managed to make the following personnel available to work on specific activities on the project. Since there is an acute shortage of personnel at ARC he requests that you only use additional manpower that will help...
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