Q1: A project has 6 activities (labelled A-F), with the following terms: -
Activity A and B can start at the same time,
however Activity C can only start once Activity A ends -
Activity D can only start once Activity B and Activity C ends -
Activity E and Activity F can only start once Activity D ends
The following table shows Durations for each activity
Activity Duration (weeks)
A. Draw out a network diagram and sequence the activities
B. Add in the durations of each activity. What is the sequence of activities that make up the Critical Path?
C. What is the duration of the Critical Path (i.e. how many weeks)?
D. Describe in your own words why it is important for a project to have a defined critical path