This page contains various exercises to support the slides.
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Exercise on Project Selection
An exercise about project selection. The goal is choosing one of two alternative project implementations.
Exercise on Project Goals and Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
An exercise about defining project goals and building a work breakdown structure.
Taken from a real case study.
Critical Path
Computation of the critical path of a plan.
Earned Value Analysis
An example of Earned Value Analysis.
Agile Earned Value Analysis
An example of Agile Earned Value Analysis.
Cash Flow
An example of cash flow computation and how it can be used to estimate the financial needs in a project.
Project Assessment using EVA
An example of project assessment using Earned Value Analysis. Given a project status, we want to understand whether we are early or late, under or over budget.

No warranty The solutions to the exercises come with no warranty. I did my best to ensure there are no mistakes, but please double check and use your common sense. If you find a typo or mistake, please signal it by getting in touch


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makolo angela
Posted on: 2016-05-25 17:39:34 +0200

Hi Adolfo, I am a lecturer in Computer Science Department, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. I am going to teach this course for the first time, I find your resources very useful. I want to thank you for your generosity in making these teaching materials available.
Regards Angela Makolo (PhD)