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Critical path analysis - The rules and methodology


Learning CPA is like learning a new board game. It has rules, which once learned allow the planning of any project. CPA is normally prepared by a project team controlled by a Project Manager or Director who will be an expert in CPA techniques. As you will appreciate later, CPA is really a management philosophy and so needs skilled dedicated staff.

What are the functions of the team? On the following pages we work through the various stages of developing a critical path analysis diagram.