The Campus Wedding

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The Campus Wedding

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DSM Description In order to solve the Campus Wedding Case Study, the Critical Path Method network-planning model was used. The Critical Path Method is a procedure for scheduling a project in which activity times are known so single time estimates are used. The critical path of activities is the sequence of activities in the project that form the longest chain in terms of their time to complete. This means that if one of the activities on that critical path is delayed, then the whole project is delayed.
There are four main steps to the Critical Path Method. The first step is to identify each activity to be done in the project and estimate how long it will take to complete each activity. The
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1) On April 1, the chairman of the Vestry Committee at the church was left unimpressed by the added donation and said he wouldn’t reduce the notice period from 17 to 10 days. -This particular issue refers to item B in the critical path network, which falls on path #1. Since this path included the notice period of 17 days and takes 21 days to complete, the fact that reserving the church can not be crashed from 17 days to 10 days does not affect the wedding from being completed on time.
2) A call to Guatemala reveled that the potential bridesmaid had several commitments and could not possibly leave the country until April 10. - Having the maid of honor travel to the wedding location refers to item D which is part of path

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