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ERIC Number: ED020301
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 87
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INTRODUCTION TO CRITICAL PATH SCHEDULING.
HITCHCOCK, R.P.; BLISS, SHIRLEY
INFORMATION IS PRESENTED FOR STUDENT USE IN LEARNING PROGRAM EVALUATION AND REVIEW TECHNIQUE (PERT), A PROJECT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM USED TO PLAN, CONTROL, AND EVALUATE PROJECTS. THE MATERIAL WAS PREPARED IN THE IBM DISTRICT 15 EDUCATIONAL CENTER TO BE USED IN VOCATIONAL CLASSES. THE TECHNIQUE WAS DEVELOPED DURING 1958 BY THE NAVY FOR APPLYING STATISTICAL AND MATHEMATICAL TECHNIQUES TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR A LARGE WEAPONS SYSTEM, THE POLARIS MISSILE AND SUBMARINE. THE OBJECTIVES OF THE TEXT ARE TO (1) INTRODUCE THE STUDENT TO PERT CONCEPTS, (2) PROVIDE PROBLEMS AND EXAMPLES THAT WILL SOLIDIFY HIS LEARNING, (3) DEMONSTRATE HOW A COMPUTER IS USED WITH PERT, AND (4) ASSEMBLE INFORMATION ABOUT THE ENTIRE PERT CYCLE IN ONE SOURCE. UPON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE THE STUDENT SHOULD BE ABLE TO SELECT A PROJECT WHERE PERT MAY BE BENEFICIAL, USE PERT IN PLANNING AND SCHEDULING THE PROJECT, APPLY COSTS TO A PERT PROJECT, AND PROVIDE MANAGEMENT WITH USEFUL INFORMATION DISPLAYS. SECTIONS OF THE TEXT COVER--(1) GENERAL INFORMATION, (2) PROJECT PLANNING, (3) PROJECT TIME SCHEDULING, (4) RESOURCE SCHEDULING, AND (5) PROJECT CONTROL. DIAGRAMS, GLOSSARIES, TABLES, AND REFERENCES ARE INCLUDED. (FP)
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Authoring Institution: Washington State Board for Vocational Education, Olympia.
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