Students need to contribute Four (4) substantive posts in this discussion by the due date indicated. The substantive posts can be any combination of responses and replies.
Below a list of some of the main Learning Objectives as well as Key terms you will find in this chapter. Keep in mind that getting familiar with these may help you in the rest of the class.
Learning Objectives for Ch. 4 of Operations and Supply Chain Management
Explain what projects are and how projects are organized.
Analyze projects using network-planning models.
Evaluate projects using earned value management.
Exemplify how network-planning models and earned value management are implemented in commercial software packages.
Key Terms for Chapter 4:
Work breakdown structure (WBS)
Early start schedule
Late start schedule
Earned value management
Class: Please answer the questions below.
What was the most complex project that you have been involved in? Give examples of the following as they pertain to the project: the work breakdown structure, tasks, subtasks, and work package. Were you on the critical path? Did it have a good project manager?
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