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MS - 52

Management Programme

ASSIGNMENT
FIRST SEMESTER
2011

MS-52: PROJECT MANAGEMENT

School of Management Studies


INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY
MAIDAN GARHI, NEW DELHI – 110 068
ASSIGNMENT
Course Code : MS - 52
Course Title : Project Management
Assignment Code : MS-52/SEM - I /2011
Coverage : All Blocks

Note: Answer all the questions and send them to the Coordinator of the Study Centre you are attached
with.

Q1. What are the phases of a Project Development Cycle? Give the salient tasks under each phase.

Q2. What are the traditional methods of financial evaluation of the projects? Give a comparative
analysis of these methods.

Q3. Discuss the usefulness of matrix organization in project management. Also explain the recent
trend in organization design.

Q4. Elaborate the concept of Earned Value of the Budget in PERT/COST System.

Q5. Explain the concept of CYBERNETICS applied to project management.

Q6. The following information is given for a project


Activity : A B C D E F G
Immediate Predecessor : - A A C B,D D E,F
Time (Weeks) : 6 3 7 2 4 3 7

a) Draw the network

b) Identify Critical Path

c) Calculate the project completion time

d) Calculate the Float of each activity