PERT for Project Planning and Scheduling

The example below steps through the construction of a PERT network, and then the PERT process. The goal is to determine when to schedule the activities so that the minimum number of days is used to complete the project. An important part of the solution is finding out which activities are on the critical path: any delay in these activities delays the completion of the entire project. 

We use the Activity-on-Arc version of PERT.

The example uses the data in the table below: