The paper “ High-Level Work Breakdown Structure for the CMS Project” is an example of the report on management. The project is divided into 5 main tasks that need to be performed. Each of the tasks has other subtasks that have been outlined in the Work breakdown structure. The main tasks that have have been highlighted Activity-on-node diagram include Start, planning, initializing, and closing. In an activity-on-node diagram, some of the tasks can be performed together. However, other tasks can only be performed after the previous one has been completed.
The initializing activities during the project as well as planning have to be carried out before the execution activities. The execution task mainly forms the bulk of the project. This is due to the high number of activities that are time-consuming. The control also needs to be carried out during the implementation of the project execution tasks. The closing activities mark the end of the project. It is expected that the project will be completed after a maximum period of 6 months. In project management, the sequence has to be correct in order to ensure that project is successfully implemented.
A wrong sequence has the ability to impact negatively the end results (Lukyanenko, et al, 2014). Gantt chartIdentification and discussion of the key milestonesIn project management, the key milestones include the key activities indicating that the project is taking off successfully (O’ Brien, 2011). At the initiating stage, one of the main key milestones is the selection of the project manager. The presence of a project manager is an indication that the project is ready for kick-off. The project manager plays an important role in terms of ensuring that the project commences.
It is the responsibility of the project manager to ensure that the planning and execution of the project take place in a timely manner. The selection of the project manager is thus an important milestone during the initial phase of the project. The preparation of the master program is the second key milestone in the project. This task is during the planning phase of the project. It involves identifying all the activities that will be undertaken during the project and documenting it.
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