A Case Study on PERT

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What is PERT? PERT is a method to analyze the involved tasks in completing a given project, especially the time needed to complete each task, and to identify the minimum time needed to complete the total project. PERT was developed primarily to simplify the planning and scheduling of large and complex projects. It was developed for the U.S. Navy Special Projects Office in 1957 to support the U.S. Navy's Polaris nuclear submarine project. It was able to incorporate uncertainty by making it possible to schedule a project while not knowing precisely the details and durations of all the activities. It is more of an event-oriented technique rather than start- and completion-oriented, and is used more in projects where time, rather than cost, is the major factor. It is applied to very large-scale, one-time, complex

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Imus InstituteCollege DepartmentCase Study Number 3Bautista, Ralph Ephraim I.Mr. Eulogio T. CatalanSeptember 10, 2012Every one of us is fan of different kind of music. Just like the Programs and Arts Committee of the student Government Association, they love the Bloodless Coup so they will do anything to get this band no matter what. This association had tried to invite this group many times. They failed but this time they already have the Bloodless Coup. The problem is, the band will arrive after 18 days. The group is starting to plan about the concert that they about to organize. Just like other events, hindrances occurred in this case. But thank their very good leader. He keeps on motivating his subordinates so they can generate good decisions. He dont cram or panic just like other uneducated leaders. 18 days is not enough to organize a big event like this. They will have a big band in their own stage. Bloodless Coup is a famous band and they want to bring the band to their fellow students. The first problem is the auditorium where the band will perform. Next are the tickets, hotel arrangements for the accommodation of the band, union negotiations, stage hands, ushers, press conference, stage set up, advertising and promotions, preliminary act and the sale of the tickets. To solve this problem, they need to accomplish all of these in 18 days or shorter. Using PERT or Project Evaluation and Review Technique method, we are required to show t

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