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Determine the Completion Date and Critical Path

In planning a project we need to determine the completion date and critical path. Watch Professor Yael Grushka-Cockayne explain more.

While watching this video, think about some of the challenges you’ve experienced in coming up with proper duration of tasks involved in your project/s. Professor Yael Grushka-Cockayne discusses some challenges including Parkinson’s Law, Student Syndrome, anchoring, and confirmation. Have you had any experiences with these types of challenges?

She then discusses how there are plenty of tools out there to identify the critical path and proper duration for tasks. For example, she mentioned Microsoft Project (MS Project). Once you’ve finished this video, proceed to the next video called Getting Started using Microsoft Project where Professor Yael Grushka-Cockayne walks you through how to execute on these steps.

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