Identify a particular task where you could lengthen the duration without it affecting the critical path.

You will lead a training session for new employees at Brightstar Industries. You must develop a specific schedule for the following tasks (the estimated duration is shown in parentheses):

First, you need to contact the participants and explain their roles (1 day).
Then you must obtain approval from their department managers (3 days).
After you obtain the approval, two tasks can begin at the same time: you can arrange the meeting room (1 day) and prepare an agenda for the initial session (8 days).
When the agenda is ready, you can start two more concurrent tasks: prepare the information packets (3 days) and create visual aids (6 days).
When the meeting room is arranged and the information packets are ready, you can send out an e-mail to participants (1 day).
Finally, after the e-mail is sent to participants and the visual aids are ready, you can conduct the training sessions (7 days).
Create a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) identifying the Tasks ID, Tasks Description, Tasks Duration (Days), and Predecessor Tasks of the tasks above. Word and Excel tables work well.
Create a PERT/CPM chart, using the WBS above, to determine which tasks IDs are on the critical path?

Identify a particular task where you could lengthen the duration without it affecting the critical path. Please clearly note the task ID #, and the new Duration.

Use critical path analysis to adjust the PERT chart in response to following update.

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