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Learn Critical Path Analysis for CA / CS Professional exams

Guide to learn Network Diagram under Critical Path Analysis
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What Will I Learn?
Understand Network Analysis
Draw Network Diagram representing interrelationship between various elements of projects
Establish Critical Path
Identify Dummy Activities
Identify earliest and latest event times of each event
Identify different types of float
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  • Students can approach this course with fresh mind.
  • No prior knowledge required.

Welcome to this course Learn Critical Path Analysis!

Planning, Scheduling and Controlling are three important functions of Management. PERT and CPM models are extremely useful for the purpose of Planning, Scheduling and controlling the progress and completion of large and complex projects.

In this course, you will learn about

a) General Frame work of CPM (Critical Path Method) and PERT (Program Evaluation Review Technique)

b) Advantage of Critical Path Analysis

c) Fundamentals of Critical Path Analysis

d) Conventions adopted in drawing Networks

e) Graphical representations of Events and Activities

f) Fundamental properties governing Events and Activities

g) Logical sequencing and connection of activities

h) Errors in logical sequencing

i) Dependency relationships by means of Network Diagrams

j) Network Construction - Case Studies

k) Critical Path Analysis - Systematic Analysis

l) Forward Pass Computations

m) Backward Pass Computations

n) Critical Path Determination

o) Calculation of Floats

This course is structured in self paced learning style.

Video lectures are used for delivering the course content.

CA Final Students and CMA Students are the target audience.

MBA Finance and Project Management students can also take this course.

Take this course to understand the basics to advanced concepts in Critical Path Analysis.

Who is the target audience?
  • CA / CMA / CS Students
  • MBA Finance students
  • Project Management students
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 28 Lectures Collapse All 28 Lectures 02:27:55
3 Lectures 08:07
Overview of Critical Path Analysis and Program Evaluation Review Technique
3 Lectures 11:11

Methodology of CPA

Advantages of CPA
Activity and Events in CPA
22 Lectures 02:00:37

Types of Activities


Conventions in Drawing Network

Graphical Representation of Events

Fundamental Properties

Logical Sequencing and connection of activities

Errors in Logical Sequencing

Dependency Relationship Diagram

Network Diagram Dependency Relationship Case Study 1

Network Diagram Dependency Relationship Case Study 2

Network Diagram Computer Installation Process

Comprehensive Network Diagram

Network Diagram Simple Case Study

Critical Path Analysis

Scheduling Computatuions

Forward Pass Computations Case Study

Backward Pass Computatuion

Computatuon of EST EFT LST LFT

Critical Path Determination

Calculation of Floats

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I am a Chartered Accountant with tonnes of passion for teaching.

I teach Financial Management & Strategic Financial Management for Chartered Accountancy, Cost and Management Accountancy and Company Secretary students in Ernakulam, India. I also hold Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration in Finance from Symbiosis, Pune and Bachelors in Commerce, from Loyola College, Chennai.

I worked in State Bank of India as Assistant Vice President - Credit for a period of four years after which i started my Chartered Accountancy Practice. During the stint in State Bank of India, I worked on credit proposals of Mid Corporate Units and gained good experience in Financial Analysis, Risk Assessment, Viability Study, Evaluating business models, Project Finance, Working Capital Management, etc.

I conduct work shops for Entrepreneurs, Chartered Accountancy / Cost and Management Accountancy Students on the topics like Project Finance, Credit Risk Assessment, Entrepreneurship Development, Finance for Non Finance Executives, etc.

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