critical-path method

/ˌkrɪtɪk(ə)l 'pɑ:θ ˌmeθəd/ noun
a technique used in project management to identify the activities within a project that are critical to its success, usually by showing on a diagram or flow chart the order in which activities must be carried out so that the project can be completed in the shortest time and at the least cost

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  • critical-path method — UK US noun [singular] business a method used in project management that shows which activities must be carried out so that the project can be completed in the shortest time and at the lowest cost Thesaurus: relating to management and running a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Critical path method — PERT chart for a project with five milestones (10 through 50) and six activities (A through F). The project has two critical paths: activities B and C, or A, D, and F – giving a minimum project time of 7 months with fast tracking. Activity E is… …   Wikipedia

  • Critical Path Method — I Critical Path Method   [Abk. CPM], Netzplantechnik. II Critical Path Method   [ krɪtikl pɑːθ meθəd, englisch], Abkürzung CPM,Netzplantechnik …   Universal-Lexikon

  • critical-path method — Gen Mgt, Ops a network analysis planning technique used especially in project management to identify the activities within a project that are critical for its success.      In critical path method, individual activities within a project and their …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • Critical Path Method — Die Methode des kritischen Pfades (auch Tätigkeits Pfeil Darstellung genannt; englisch critical path method, CPM) repräsentiert die Vorgangpfeil Netzpläne, als eine spezielle Netzplantechnik. Sie wurde 1956/57 vom amerikanischen Chemiekonzern… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • critical-path method — critical path analysis …   Accounting dictionary

  • critical-path method — UK / US noun [singular] business a method used in project management that shows which activities must be carried out so that the project can be completed in the shortest time and at the lowest cost …   English dictionary

  • Critical Path Method — ⇡ CPM …   Lexikon der Economics

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