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Project Planning, Scheduling and Control: Assignment 2 D. U. Singer Hospital Products Corp.

Code for Course: Assignment Number: Student number: Group Code Number:

MBL405-5 02 750-163-3 BOT1000

MBL 405-5

Student No: 750-163-3

Table of Contents
Question 1: Construct the nine elements of the plan identified................................................. 4 i. ii. iii. iv. v. Statement of Objectives.................................................................................................. 4 Work Breakdown Structure............................................................................................. 5 An activity on node (PERT) network ........................................................................... 6 A determination of the critical path(s) and the duration along the path. ..................... 7 An activity list, early-start schedule, slack list and master schedule. Assume every

activity begins at its early start, regardless of resource constraints. ..................................... 8 vi. A period labor requirements table for each group and the project as a whole. Include

bar graphs to illustrate the labour load. ................................................................................. 9 vii. A cumulative labour requirements table table for each group and the project as a

whole. Include line graphs to illustrate the cumulative loads............................................... 12 viii. A schedule based on the leveling of labour requirements that could be achieved

without lengthening project duration by more than 14% in calendar days. ......................... 15 ix. A cash flow requirement graph for the project when leveled, assuming that charges

are uniformly distributed throughout the activity .................................................................. 17 Question 2: Analyze the plan for potential problems............................................................... 19 Question 4: Should the executive committee approve the plan? Why or why not? ................ 21 Question 5: What alternatives might the executive committee consider for analysis ............. 22

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Table of Figures
Figure 1: Work Breakdown Structure for Antiseptic Development Project................................ 5 Figure 2: PERT Diagram ........................................................................................................... 6 Figure 3: Potential Paths ........................................................................................................... 7 Figure 4: Activity List, Early Start List, Slack List and Master Schedule ................................... 8 Figure 5: Labour Requirement by group by period.................................................................... 9 Figure 6: Labour Utilisation Graphs......................................................................................... 10 Figure 7: Labour Utilisation Graphs Cont.d ............................................................................. 11 Figure 8: Cumulative labour requirement by group by period ................................................. 12 Figure 9: Line Charts for Cumulative Labour Requirements................................................... 13 Figure 10: Line Charts for Cumulative Labour Requirements Cont.d ..................................... 14 Figure 11: Adjusted Labour Requirements.............................................................................. 15 Figure 12: Resource leveling adjusted labour requirements................................................... 16 Figure 13: Cash Flow Requirements Table............................................................................. 17 Figure 14: Cash Flow Requirements Graph............................................................................ 18

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