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duration estimates based on using optimistic, most likely, and pessimistic estimates of activity durations instead of using one specific or discrete estimate
the start and ending point of an activity on an activity-on-arrow diagram
a milestone activity that is completed later than planned
a networking diagramming technique in which boxes represent activities
the amount of time an activity may be delayed from its early start without delaying the planned project finish date
the sequencing of project activities or tasks, also called a dependency
additional time added before the project’s due date
a project network analysis technique used to estimate project duration when there is a high degree of uncertainty with the individual activity duration estimates
a Gantt chart that compares planned and actual project schedule information
a schematic display of the logical relationships or sequencing of project activities
the approved planned schedule for the project
guidelines to help define milestones that are specific, measurable, assignable, realistic, and time-framed
a relationship on a project network diagram in which the “from” activity cannot start before the “to” activity starts
a hierarchal structure that identifies the project’s resources by category and type
a relationship on a project network diagram where the “from” activity cannot start before the “to” activity is finished
a management philosophy that states that any complex system at any point in time often has only one aspect or constraint that is limiting its ability to achieve more of its goal
the processes required to ensure timely completion of a project
principle that work expands to fill the time allowed
people, equipment, and materials
optimistic time + 4*most likely time + pessimistic time/6
when two or more nodes precede a single node on a network diagram
a significant event that normally has no duration on a project; serves as a marker to help in identifying necessary activities, setting scheduling goals, and monitoring progress
the latest possible time an activity can be completed without delaying the project finish date
sequencing of project activities or tasks that are inherent in the nature of the work being done on the project
the amount of time a project activity may be delayed without delaying a succeeding activity or the project finish date, also called float
principle that if something can go wrong, it will
an estimate that includes an optimistic, most likely, and pessimistic estimate
an element of work, normally found on the WBS, that has an expected duration and cost, and expected resource requirements; also called an activity
when a resource works on more than one task at a time
the latest possible time an activity may begin without delaying the project finish date

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