Chapter 8-Project Management

Activity
a specific task or set of tasks that are required by the project, use up resources, and take time to complete.
Event
the result of completing one or more activities.
Network
the combination of all activities and events that devine a project.
Path
a series of connected activities.
Critical
an activity, event or path and if delayed, will delay the completion of the project.
Critical path
the path through the project and if activity is delayed the project is delayed.
Sequential activities
one activity must be completed before the next one can begin.
Parallel activities
the activities can take place at the same time.
Immediate predecessor
that activity that must be completed just before a particular activity can begin.
Gantt charts
shows planned and actual progress.