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Critical path analysis - short answer questions


Question 1

Explain the nature and purpose of a dummy activity.

Question 2

Explain the difference between free and total float and how these can be used by a project manager.

Question 3

Outline how the earliest start and finishing times for an activity in a network are calculated.

Question 4

Explain why the term PERT is more meaningful as a management process than using the term critical path analysis.

Question 5

Analyse the advantages and disadvantages of using CPA to monitor and control a construction project.