Project Management Problem Exercises

 

 

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the College of Business at Oregon State University.

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Videos for Problem Exercises

Exercises

Topics

Length (Mins)

Worksheets

Exercise 1

Film Prioritization Exercise

- Read the Film Prioritization Case, pages 49-53, in the text (4/e) and view the Film Prioritization video. You may use the Project Priority Evaluation Form provided to help you post scores and rankings for the Film Prioritization Case.

4:02

Worksheet 1

Exercise 2

Drawing an AON Network

- After viewing the video, you may print the worksheet provided to practice completing the exercise by yourself.

2:16

Worksheet 2

Answer 2

Exercise 3A

Exercise 3B

Exercise 3C

Forward Pass

Backward Pass

Creating a Gantt Chart

- Use the worksheets provided to complete the network and create the Gantt Chart with Dr. Larson.

1:57

2:54

3:31

Worksheet 3A&B

Answer 3A&B

Worksheet 3C

Answer 3C

Exercise 4

Air Control Company Project

- Use the worksheet provided to complete the network with Dr. Larson.

9:03

Worksheet 4

Answer 4

Exercise 5

Finish-to-Start and Start-to-Start Lags

- Use the worksheet provided to complete the network with Dr. Larson.

3:02

Worksheet 5

Answer 5

Exercise 6

Start-to-Finish and Finish-to-Finish Lags

- Use the worksheet provided to complete the network with Dr. Larson.

4:56

Worksheet 6

Answer 6

Exercise 7

Multiple Lags

- Use the worksheet provided to complete the network with Dr. Larson.

5:24

Worksheet 7

Answer 7

Exercise 8

Impact of Resource Constraints on Schedule #1

- Print out the worksheet provided and go through the exercise with Dr .Larson.

4:38

Worksheet 8

Answer 8

Exercise 9

Impact of Resource Constraints on Schedule #2

- You might want to print the worksheet provided and try to complete this exercise before watching the video.

4:03

Worksheet 9

Answer 9

Exercise 10

How to Create a Time Phased Budget

- Print out the worksheet provided and go through the exercise with Dr. Larson.

3:46

Worksheet 10

Answer 10

Exercise 11A

Reducing Project Duration #1

- Print out the worksheets provided and go through the exercise with Dr. Larson.

8:24

Worksheet 11A1

Worksheet 11A2

Answer 11A1

Answer 11A2

Exercise 11B

Optimum Cost-Time Schedule #1

- Print out the worksheets provided and go through the exercise with Dr. Larson.

2:15

Worksheet 11B

Answer 11B

Exercise 12A

Reducing Project Duration #2

- Print out the worksheets provided and try to complete the exercise on your own. Check your answer and view the videos for further explanation.

7:31

Worksheet 12A1

Worksheet 12A2

Answer 12A1

Answer 12A2

Answer 12A3

Exercise 12B

Optimum Cost-Time Schedule #2

- You might want to print the worksheet provided and try to complete this exercise before watching the video.

1:43

Worksheet 12B

Answer 12B

Exercise 13A

Exercise 13B

Exercise 13C

Exercise 13D

Exercise 13E

Exercise 13F

 

Exercise 13G

Creating the BCWS

Status Report after Period 2

Status Report after Period 4

Status Report after Period 6

Status Report after Period 8

Performance Indices Summary

 

Forecasting Cost at Completion

- Print out the worksheets provided and go through the exercise with Dr. Larson. You may want to complete the Status Report after Periods 4, 6, and 8 before viewing the videos.

1:00

3:27

2:06

4:16

2:56

4:52

 

2:46

Worksheet 13A

Worksheet 13B&C

Answer 13B&C

Worksheet 13D&E

Answer 13D&E

Worksheet 13F

Answer 13F

Worksheet 13G

Answer 13G