The City of Rockland is planning to build a new fire station. A project manager and the project team have been selected. The project team is interested in selecting a project scheduling technique that will be used to complete the project. The criteria for the process of selecting the project scheduling technique has been established as follows: easy to use, and shows the following – task durations, milestones, flow of work, sequence of events, which tasks can be undertaken at the same time, and how far tasks are from completion. The City Manager favors the Gantt chart, the Fire Chief likes Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT), and the project manager prefers the Critical Path Method (CPM). Assume you are the project manager; which project scheduling technique would you choose? Discuss the rationale for your decision.

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The City of Rockland is planning to build a new fire station. A project manager and the project team have been selected. The project team is interested in selecting a project scheduling technique that will be used to complete the project. The criteria for the process of selecting the project scheduling technique has been established as follows: easy to use, and shows the following – task durations, milestones, flow of work, sequence of events, which tasks can be undertaken at the same time, and how far tasks are from completion. The City Manager favors the Gantt chart, the Fire Chief likes Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT), and the project manager prefers the Critical Path Method (CPM). Assume you are the project manager; which project scheduling technique would you choose? Discuss the rationale for your decision.

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