1. What analytical tools can be used to schedule the project? Is any tool more advantageous than others?
2. Using the most conservative estimates (longest ties) for the timing of projects, can the movie be completed on time? Can the book be released on time to capture the holiday sales?
3. Which activities would you try to shorten? Why?
4. What are the most likely risks that threaten the completion of this project? As project manager, which activities should receive your greatest attention?