Learn Critical Path Analysis for CA / CS Professional exams

Guide to learn Network Diagram under Critical Path Analysis
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  • Lectures 28
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 6/2015 English

Course Description

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.

What are the requirements?

  • Students can approach this course with fresh mind.
  • No prior knowledge required.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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

Who is the target audience?

  • CA / CMA / CS Students
  • MBA Finance students
  • Project Management students

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
About PERT and CPM
What is Project
Section 2: Overview of Critical Path Analysis and Program Evaluation Review Technique
PERT CPM Overview
Methodology of CPA
Advantages of CPA
Section 3: Activity and Events in CPA
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
Bonus Lecture - Discount Coupon Link For Other Courses
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Instructor Biography

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.

I love teaching and i want fundamentals of accounting and finance to reach students and so i am here.

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