BUS 1040. Project Management. Pop Quiz.

 

Question 31 A)

 

The following is a list of activities for a Project: a weekend camping trip with friends. Create a Work Breakdown Structure indicating three levels. Choose Chart method. Use #s provided and or words if you wish for clarity. You are all taking time off from work for the day.

 

 

 

Summary items and tasks.

First choose summary

Items.

Then look for related tasks.

  1.  

Party to midnight at campsite.

 

 

  1. 2

Buy a tent

 

 

  1. 3

Stop for lunch on drive

 

 

  1. 1

Cook supper on campfire

 

 

  1. 5

Travel to campsite-driving time

 

 

  1. 6

Meet rest of group on way to site

 

 

  1. 7

Camping weekend

 

 

  1. 8

Journey to campsite

 

 

  1. 9

Light campfire.

 

 

  1. 11

Buy gas before grocery shopping

 

 

  1. 12

Pitch the tent

 

 

  1. 13

Set up campsite

 

 

  1. 14

Prepare for trip

 

 

  1.  

Grocery shopping

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Now you have a WBS you can estimate the cost of creating each package (3 rd level) - resources and manpower. You can also determine the # of people available or needed to complete the tasks. You can estimate the times and therefore now create a network diagram and schedule.

 

Items

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hours x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Labour rate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

=$

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$ Materials

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total $

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: In this example you can level one the resources (people) by getting one person to buy gas while the other two shop in different places.

 

 


 

Q 31 B). (i). Show a Network diagram of the above WBS. These are your time estimates and sequencings. Summary task are not shown on the network diagram. Complete PERT boxes with task # and duration.

 

 

Item

Summary and tasks.

Predecessor

Times

 

 

 

 

7

Camping weekend

 

 

13

Prepare for trip

 

 

10

Buy gas before grocery shopping

None

1 hour

2

Buy a tent

None

2 hour

14

Grocery shopping

None

1 hour

8

Journey to campsite

 

 

6

Meet rest of group on way to site

10,2,14

1 hour

3

Stop for lunch on drive

6

1 hour

5

Travel to campsite-driving time

3

3 hours

12

Set up campsite

 

 

11

Pitch the tent

5

1 hour

9

Light campfire.

11

1 hour

4

Cook supper on campfire

9

1 hour

1

Party to midnight at campsite.

 

4 hours

 

 

 

#

T.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


31 B (ii). Specify the #s that make up the critical path and calculate the time of the C.P.

 

 

 

Use the above Network diagram and show activities on Gantt chart. You should arrange the tasks on Gantt chart in the sequence that they show on the network diagram tasks would occur. Then show the time given below on the Gantt chart using the correct methods hi level summary, sub tasks, milestones.

The task #s do not change only the order. Note: One person is getting gas while the two shops. 3 people cook supper at the same time. Show this on the chart.

 

 

1

Party to midnight at campsite.

4 hours

2

Buy a tent

2 hour

3

Stop for lunch on drive

1 hour

4

Cook supper on campfire

1 hour (x 3)

5

Travel to campsite-driving time

3 hours

6

Meet rest of group on way to site

1 hour

7

Camping weekend

 

8

Journey to campsite

 

9

Light campfire.

1 hour

10

Buy gas before grocery shopping

1 hour

11

Pitch the tent

1 hour

12

Set up campsite

 

13

Prepare for trip

 

14

Grocery shopping

1 hour

 

 

Gantt chart.

 

 

Task list for Camping Weekend

Fr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Time 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

8

9

10

11

12

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11