PM586 Final Exam Study Guide
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1. The final exam is "open book, open notes." The maximum time you can spend in the exam is 3 hours, 30 minutes. If you have not clicked the Submit For Grade button by then, you will be automatically exited from the exam. In the final exam environment, the Windows clipboard is disabled, and so you will not be able to copy exam questions or answers to or from other applications.
2. You should click the Save Answers button in the exam frequently.
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* SAMPLE ESSAY QUESTION #1:
(TCO F) Why is it important to determine the critical path of a project? What happens if activities along the path are delayed? What happens if activities along the path are accelerated?
* SAMPLE ESSAY QUESTION #2:
(TCO F) A project to organize a grocery store in anticipation of its “grand re-opening” has the following activities: (hint: you will need to build an AIB diagram, perform a forward pass and backward pass to answer this question:)
Activity | Duration | Predecessors | A | 2 Days | --- | B | 15 Days | --- | C | 8 Days | --- | D | 4 Days | A, B | E | 7 Days | B, C | F | 3 Days | D, E | G | 5 Days | E, F | H | 10 Days | G | I | 4 Days | G |
a) What are the critical path activities?
b) What is the project scheduled completion time?
c) What is the latest finish time (LF) for activity D?
d) What is the slack or float for activity H?
e) What is the slack or float for activity B?
8. Some of the key