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    Discuss in detail the program evaluation and review technique (PERT) including an explanation of the critical path. Give examples (200 words response)

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    What is PERT?

    PERT or project evaluation and review technique is a management tool that will aid in a.) Quantifying the time required for a project to complete, and b.) Identifying what project must not be delayed.

    What are activities?
    PERT is applicable for endeavor that requires a lot of steps or activities before a product or service is produced.

    What is a predecessor?

    All activities in PERT are assumed to have predecessor activities. A predecessor is activity that ...

    Solution Summary

    This is a 200-word discussion of PERT. It particularly mentions forward pass, backward pass, slack time, and critical path.