# Mike was hired as a project manager to install hardwood floors

Mike was hired as a project manager to install hardwood floors for the company Awesome Floor and Tile. They will be installing new flooring into a local office building.

## Mike was hired as a project manager to install hardwood floors

Mike was hire d as a project manager to install hardwood floors for the company Awesome Floor and Tile. They will be installing new flooring into a local office building. Mike comes up with the list of work and estimates the time. A list of activities and their optimistic completion time, the most likely completion time, and the pessimistic completion time (all in days) are estimated in the table.

Activities

OT

MT

PT

Activity 1

2

3

4

Activity 2

3

6

9

Activity 3

4

8

12

Activity 4

6

8

10

Activity 5

8

10

12

Activity 6

10

14

18

Activity 7

4

6

8

### Firstly, activity 2 starts immediately after Activity 1.

Secondly, activity 3, Activity 4, and Activity 5 start concurrently after Activity 2.

Thirdly, activity 6 does not start until after Activity 3, Activity 4, and Activity 5 are completed.

The carpet installation project is complete after Activity 7 is completed.

Firstly, determine and Explain Key Calculations

Secondly, determine and explain the expected completion time and the variance for each activity.

Thirdly, determine and explain the total project completion time and the critical path for the project.

Further, determine and explain Early Start (ES), Early Finish (EF), Late Start (LS), and slack for each activity. What is the probability that this project will be finished in 40 days or less?

This should be 1-2 paragraphs in length. (Delete the information provided in the instructions.)

Benefits of Using Project Management Techniques

Firstly, define how to gather the project requirements.

Secondly, analyze whether there are any potential changes that could impact overall project schedule and project finishing times.

Thirdly, explain the best methods for managing the change requests and what kind of process this project should involve.

Fourthly, analyze implications of changes in project scheduling.

Further, how do changes impact the calculations and the critical path?

Finally, evaluate applications of project management techniques in terms of the firm’s business operational goals and requirements.