Commonwealth Stadium Group Project W15
The Bolton Construction Company is preparing a bid to build the new 56,000 seat Commonwealth Stadium in Toronto. The construction must start September 4, 2014 and be completed in time for the 2017 Commonwealth Games. The contract contains a penalty clause of $100,000.00 per day of delay beyond June 1st, 2017. At a recent management meeting Charlie Musselman, the president of the company, expressed optimism at winning the contract and revealed that the company could net as much as $2 million on the project. He also said that if they are successful, the prospects for future projects are quite good since there are quite a few major stadiums in Canada that will need replacing in the next 25 years. Part One
Given the information provided in the Technical Detail Description of the project, construct a network information chart and an AON network diagram and then answer the following questions: 1. Will the project be completed by the June 1st project deadline? 2. How long will the project take?
3. What is (are) the critical path(s) of the project.
4. Should the company accept the contract if they win the bid? Part Two
Bolton Construction wins the bid for the stadium and two months after the beginning of construction, the City of Toronto is awarded a major FIFA World Cup qualifying tournament which begins on May 1st, 2017. The city has 2 other stadiums that will be used, but they will also need the new Commonwealth Stadium in order to host all of the required games in the tournament. The award of the tournament is contingent on the availability of the Commonwealth Stadium. The city must give FIFA an answer in 5 days. Charlie Musselman is called to City Hall on the Wednesday morning of the World Cup announcement and offered a bonus payment of $20,000 per day if he can finish the stadium in time for the World Cup qualifying Tournament on May 1st. Charlie goes back to his management team that afternoon and tells them to...
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