Friday, January 4, 2008

Definition of Precedence Relationship in PMP

Precedence Relationship

Precedence Relationship is always assigned to activities based on the dependencies of each activity.

There are four recognized precedence relationships:
  • Finish-to-Start (FS)
  • Finish-to-Finish (FF)
  • Start-to-Start (SS)
  • Start-to-Finish (SF)

What is Lag?
  • is a delay in the start of a successor activity.
  • is determined by a dependency.

What is Lead?
  • is implemented when you need to accelerate a successor activity in order to shorten the overall project schedule.
  • will vary in length depending on the acceleration required by the amended schedule.

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