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Objective: Project Planning
SubObjective: Schedule Development

Single Answer Multiple Choice

 

What schedule analysis technique accommodates limited resources by using duration buffers?

 

A. what-if analysis
B. schedule network analysis
C. critical path method
D. critical chain method

 

Answer:
D. critical chain method

 

Tutorial:
Critical chain method is a schedule analysis technique that accommodates limited resources by using duration buffers. It is often used when resource availability restricts the critical path that has been calculated.

 

What-if analysis, or What-if scenario analysis, is a schedule analysis technique that speculates the ramifications of various hypothetical scenarios.

 

Schedule network analysis is used to create the project schedule. It uses an array of modeling and schedule analysis techniques, including critical path method and critical chain method.

 

Critical path method is a schedule analysis technique that traces through all possible start and finish dates to calculate the estimates for project completion.

 

Reference:
1. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge – PMBOK Guide 3rd Edition – Project Time Management – 6.5.2 Schedule Development: Tools and Techniques

 

These questions are derived from the Self Test Software practice test for the Project Management Institute’s exam #PMP3ED: Project Management Professional, Third Edition.

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