Office Automation Inc., has developed a proposal for introducing a new computerized office system that will improve word processing and interoffice communications for a particular company. Contained in the proposal is a list of activities that must be accomplished in order to complete the new office system project. Information about the activities is shown in the table below. Times are in weeks. Data for Office Automation, Inc. Activity Description Immediate Predecessors Normal Time Crash Time Normal Cost ($) Crash Cost ($) A Plan needs ———– 10 8 30 70 B Order equipment A 8 6 120 150 C Install equipment B 10 7 100 160 D Set up training lab A 7 6 40 50 E Training course D 10 8 50 75 F Testing system C, E 3 3 60 ——- a). Show the network for the project. b). Develop an activity schedule for the project using normal times. c). What are the critical path activities and what is the expected project completion time? 1. Office Automation Inc., has developed a proposal for introducing a new computerized office system that will improve word processing and interoffice communications for a particular company. Contained in the proposal is a list of activities that must be accomplished in order to complete the new office system project. Information about the activities is shown in the table below. Times are in weeks. Data for Office Automation, Inc. Activity Description Immediate Predecessors Normal Time Crash Time Normal Cost ($) Crash Cost ($) A Plan needs ———– 10 8 30 70 B Order equipment A 8 6 120 150 C Install equipment B 10 7 100 160 D Set up training lab A 7 6 40 50 E Training course D 10 8 50 75 F Testing system C, E 3 3 60 ——- a). Show the network for the project. b). Develop an activity schedule for the project using normal times. c). What are the critical path activities and what is the expected project completion time?

Office Automation Inc., has developed a proposal for introducing a new computerized office system that will improve word processing and interoffice communications for a particular company. Contained in the proposal is a list of activities that must be accomplished in order to complete the new office system project. Information about the activities is shown in the table below. Times are in weeks.

Data for Office Automation, Inc.

Activity

Description

Immediate Predecessors

Normal Time

Crash Time

Normal Cost ($)

Crash Cost ($)

A

Plan needs

———–

10

8

30

70

B

Order equipment

A

8

6

120

150

C

Install equipment

B

10

7

100

160

D

Set up training lab

A

7

6

40

50

E

Training course

D

10

8

50

75

F

Testing

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