Unit V Scholarly Activity
Previously in the course, you were asked to think of a project you have been involved with at your place of employment.
Think of that same project, imagine that you have been appointed the project manager, and complete the following:
Create a schedule of the project tasks to be performed, and describe how the behavior of individual team
members can determine the tasks they receive.
In addition, describe the key processes you would follow when managing the project schedule, including how
much oversight each project team member may require, again based on their behavior.
Indicate how using the precedence diagram method can help you manage team tasks and avoid conflict within
Also, describe the role of the critical path method regarding task assignments and the negotiation of resource
allocation within the project team.
This assignment should consist of at least three pages, and any sources, including your textbook, should be cited and
referenced properly using APA formatting.
1. One of the causes of project failure occurs when a project does not meet its scheduled deadline. What are some of the causes for schedule delay? How can project team members help maintain a project’s schedule?
2. Why is the critical path important to your project schedule and how can your project team members help in this area?