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Process of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing a project
is the desired outcome- could be short, simple, yet clearly communicate scope, time frame and budget
A process group
is a series of steps to complete in order to move on to the next phase of a project
The what Chart and what diagram are two important project management tools within Project 2010
Gantt Chart and Network Diagram
What does the Gantt Chart provide
provides a graphical visualization of the project- tasks are shown as horizontal bars- illustrates task dependencies
The network diagram's primary purpose is to show the what of the project
Tasks are displayed as boxes called
dependent tasks are linked together via what
the critical path is the series of tasks that dictates the
earliest calculated project finish date
What are the basic parts of Project 2012?
View Bar, Entry Bar, Gantt Chart, Timeline, Timescale
Common Views of Project 2012
Gantt chart view, network diagram view, calendar view, task information dialog box, notes tab, notes indicator, relationship view, entry table, schedule table, split view, zooming in and out, timescale dialog box, changing the timescale
Task information dialog box. Tax information is a
comprehensive collection of all of the information about each task organized into six catagories
Those six categories are
general, predecessor, resources, advanced, notes, custom fields
Task information dialog box is another view by which you can
examine and enter data about a task
How the project is originally scheduled determines the initial
Always take the time to examine the Project information what box before starting a new project
By default, the entire project is scheduled according to
What is probably the single most important effort in developing a useful project file
entering tasks and durations
if you want to delete something in Project 2010 you can use the
What is the fill handle
it is a small square that appears in the lower corner of the deleted square- you can fill task names- or if several task durations are the same, you can use either the copy and paste feature or fill handle to populate cells
what is the default unit to measure time in
Anything changes in one view is
automatically changed in all the other views
You can use the what Bar to quickly switch between views
You can edit any task by doing what
double-clicking it to open its task information dialog box
In order to use important project management techniques such as ________ ________ ______, you must determine task dependencies
critical path analysis
Task dependencies can be established in the
______ _______is the amount of time by which an activity may be delayed from its schedule Start date without the delay setting back the entire project
______ ______ is the amount of time by which an activity may be delayed without delaying the early start of any immediately following task
IN the Network Diagram view, the critical tasks- tasks that are on the critical path- are displayed within a what color border?
What is the Network Diagram gained used for?
to view and analyze the critical path
Lead time moves the second task _________ in time so that they two tasks overlap
Lag time is the opposite of lead time. It moves the second task ________ in time so that the tasks are further separated
Negative lag time moves second task ___________, while positive lag time moves the second task _________
WBS stands for what and does what?
Work breakdown structure- it is an outcome oriented analysis of the work involved in a project that defines the total scope of the project
A _______ ______ is a task that must be completed as scheduled in order for the project to finish on time
The _______ ______ is a series of critical tasks (or even a single critical task) that indicates the calculated finish date of the project
The critical path determines what
the earliest the project can be completed
total slack (aka _______), is the amount of time that a task can be delayed from its planned start date without delaying the project finish date
______ _______ is the amount of time that a task can be delayed without delaying any successor task
What temporarily hides some of the tasks so that only those tasks that you are interested in are displayed
default format color for task bars are ______ and summary bars are ______
You can change default options individually or by using what?
Gantt Chart Styles
Fast tracking is when you perform activities in_____ that you would normally do in ________
______ costs are determined by the number of resource units assigned to a task as well as the hourly or per use cost for that resources
Variable costs can be associated with ________ costs or ________ ____________ __________
labor, material consumable resources
________ costs are expenses such as insurance, a legal fee, or a travel expense that are associated with a task but do not vary according to the length of the task or the number or resources assigned to the task
The amount of money that you have allocated for the project based on cost and time estimates
_________ is the persons, equipment, or materials used to complete a task in a project
A ______ ____ _____ is a grid of different hourly and per use costs that can be stored for a single resource
cost rate table
___________ means to correct Overallocations (meaning if a resources is assigned more work in a given time period that it has working hours)
_________ uses computers to test product designs
CAE- Computer-aided engineering
What is the first step in the CIM system process?
Dell's computer built-to-order process is an example of just-in-time manufacturing
Responsibilities of WMS
track items received, generate pick lists, label packages for shipping, and track receipt by customer
retail and grocery stores use the _______ bar code
universal product code
what date does a bar code contain?
manufacturer and item number
An ________ is an organization that collects credit-authentication requests and providers retailers with a payment guarantee
How do you open the View Bar in Project 2010?
Right click on the Gantt Chart column and select View Bar to make it active.
hat is the major benefit of using project management software?
It allows the completion of a project goal at a specified level of quality within a given time frame and budget
What is the purpose of a Gantt chart
It provides a graphical visualization of the project
The _____ is a spreadsheet-like display of project information organized in rows and columns.
The _____ displays the unit of measure that determines the length of each bar in a Gantt chart
Project 2010 automatically appends the _____ filename extension to identify the file as a Project 2010 file.
Projects recently viewed in Project 2010 are listed in __________.
_____ view shows each task as a horizontal bar, the length and position of which correspond to a timescale at the top of the chart.
_____ view shows each task as a box, with linking lines drawn between related
tasks to emphasize task sequence as well as the critical path.
The default columns in _____ view are Task Name, Duration, Start (date), Finish (date), Predecessors, and Resource Name
The cell that you are editing in a sheet view; it is surrounded by a dark border.
The lowest row of the timescale that is displayed at the top of the various Gantt views, Resource Graph view, Task Usage view, and Resource Usage view.
A view, such as Gantt Chart view, that displays task information as bars.
chart or gantt view
The series of tasks (or even a single task) that dictates the calculated Finish date of the project.
Today's date as determined by your computer or network time server. Can also be entered manually in the Project Information dialog box.
The lower row in the timescale on the Gantt chart. By default, the minor scale is measured in days and displays the first letter of the day of the week.
The vertical bar that divides the table and the Gantt chart in Gantt chart view.
What is a WBS?
An outcome-oriented analysis of the work involved in a project that defines the total scope of the project.
A __________ is an alphanumeric code that you define to represent each task's position within the hierarchical structure of the project.
A button that appears when you delete a task or resource, change resource assignments, or change Start or Finish dates, work, units, or durations and that displays options to help you complete the action
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