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2 organizational measures, which target the activities duration and their temporal interdependence [3]. In a strictly mathematical definition the graph represents a pair (x, y), x is a nonempty lot and y is an application of x in it positions lot, the elements of x being the nodes graph and ordered pairs (Z, Z ) are the arcs graph, where Z belongs to x and Z belongs to y(z). The (Z, Z ) arc is incident in Z or Z node and Z will be called initial extremity, and Z will be the final extremity of the (Z, Z ) arc. A path of graph (x, y) is a succession of arches so that the final extremity of one to be the initial extremity of another [4]. In the case of PERT/CPM methods, these abstract notions are accurate: nodes graph represent the events, distinct and significant moments in the development process, and arcs represent the activities, actions based on a specific resource consumption and time, leading at the development process modification. Some activities requires only time, they are called expectations and are technological stages which are not consume resources (drying, cooling, natural aging). The event represented by circles, does not consume resources and time and are numerated for identification so that the math processing of processes to be possible, and each activity to be characterized by events which delineates it, thus [3, 4 and 6]: i represents the number of initial event of activity and j represents the number of final event of activity. The numbering starts with the initial event of the graph with a zero in the meaning of arrows in the order of natural numbers, from left to right. There are a number of rules that must be observed in the construction phase of a graph: - The graph must represent correct the chronological sequence in time and interdependence of the various activities; - The arcs must not be represented at the scale, in accordance with time duration of activities; - Each activity cannot start than from an event and ends in another event; - Two events must not be linked between them by more than one activity. There are a number of fictitious activities, represented by a line cut, which does not consume any resources, neither time. These warn that the next succeeding activity cannot start until the previous one is finished being on another path of the graph and influencing the realization of the respective event. Peaks arrows, which are directing in a specific node, indicate the activities that must be completed in the event before it could start any other activity that starts from that node. Although mathematically is possible, a graph of the CPM method application in managerial problems has no circuits, it mean it's impossible that starting from an event and following a series of activities that consume time to get back to the initial event, temporal returning being illogical. To develop a program optimized by critical path method are following the steps [3]: - Analysis of the structure of complex process; - Graph network construction based on adopted process; - Calculation of the graph parameters: event and activities dates, execution time, time reserves; - Critical path fixing; - Analysis and initial program optimization; All the measures adopted will have to take into consideration a series of well-defined criteria: time, cost, and resource. Optimizing the execution duration follow the reduction of the process realization target by removing some initial activities, the judicious distribution of human and material resources, and development of some activities in parallel or delayed. The duration s estimate of all the activities in the context of the rationale and systematic use of resources can reduce the durations of critical activities. Periodical reconsideration of product documentation and improvement of fabrication process should not be neglected, to avoid the miss of internal and external resources to specific operations [4]. 3 Pert method Analysis based on PERT network graphs is currently considering indispensable for large and complex projects. Two qualities do represent a useful tool for planning and tracking projects of any size and nature [5, 7 and 8]: - The activities are representing graphically in sequential order and it can observe the entire network of the project, what activities must end before others start; - We can calculate the minimum and maximum periods start and end of the activities of the project. Using the network graph, it can work directly with the activities of the network and change easy the relations between them. Specific techniques for network graphs analysis propose to calculate [3, 7]: - The total duration of the project based on the each activity duration in part, on the required links to make them and on these interdependence relations; - Critical path or execution sequence of activities which cannot be delayed for any reason, any delay of these leading to lateness of the entire project; - Time reserves during which activities can drag without affecting the total duration of the project. ISBN:

3 In the elaboration of PERT graph, the following steps are performing: - Listing of project activities based on the hierarchical decomposition of the project previously established; - Definition for each activity of the following information: code, description, duration; - The definition of logical sequence of activities by indicating the activities conditioned by the current activity and those who influencing the current activity; - The definition of external links or restrictions of contractual terms; 4.2 Problem Solution We introduce the following data, in the PERT/CPM module of WinQSB: 4 Critical path analyze (PERT/CPM) using the WinQSB software 4.1 Problem Formulation It is considering the case of a furniture manufacturing company, S.C Logy Bick S.R.L, who wishes to improve the services, realizing a very complex website that will enable a new way of selling the products via the internet. The economists engineers along with the marketing director have made a list of primary activities to be undertaken. Tables 1 presenting the activities, their durations and activities directly preceding. The society director wants to know the critical path, cost and duration of it, using WinQSB software. Nr. Activity Code Activity name Activities Durati directly on preceding (days) 1 A Selection of staff B Realization of advertising - 4 materials 3 C Warehouse staff A 1 allocation 4 D Allocation website staff, A 4 advertising campaigns 5 E Advertising campaigns on B, D 2 the internet 6 F Advertising TV campaigns B, D 3 7 G Making a poll about E, F 3 campaigns efficiency 8 H Creating the website site D 4 and loading with materials 9 I Fill the warehouse with C 5 products 10 J Website launch and H, I 5 receipt the first orders Table 1 The project activities Fig. 1 Data entry The activities are represented in a matrix form: Fig. 2 Representation of activities and costs If we want to represent the activities on graphic, we do the operation from WinQSB: Format Swith to Graphic Model: Fig. 3 Graphic representation of activities ISBN:

4 Performing the Solve Critical Path operation for normal time, we obtained the following matrix: In addition, it can display in a graphic the activities with the beginning and ending moments, for a better perception of the process. We do the operation Results-Gantt Chart: Fig. 4 Project data (normal time) In the table above, the first column represents the number allocated to the activity. YES/NO on the second column says if the activity is on the critical path found, or not. In the third column are presented the activities duration, and the next two columns present the earliest time at which the activity can start and the earliest time at which it ends (CMD/CMT). Similarly, in the following columns are present the latest beginning and later ended for the considered activities. The last column contains the difference between the latest and the earlier start time of the activity. On the last three rows are specified the number of days in which the project can be realized (15), the total costs (8270) and the number of critical paths found, in this case only one. If we want to go more in details, and to be displayed the activities and the order in which are realized on the critical path found, we do the operation Results->Show Critical Path: Fig. 6 PERT graphic For shorter durations, the matrix will be next and will have the same interpretation as the previous (crash time). Fig. 7 Project data (crash time) Fig. 5 Critical path If we want to realize the project in an exact number of days between the minimum and maximum value (10-15), we can use the option Crashing Analysis. ISBN:

5 In corresponding window, we complete as follows: Fig. 8 Crashing analysis You will obtain a table in which are specified the activity durations and costs for the entire project to be completed in the period imposed by us, properly 12 days. Fig. 9 Project conclusions In conclusion, we note that for 12 days all costs are 8.270, as for 15 days, which leads us to the conclusion that it is desirable to realize the project in a shorter amount of time than initial value considered (15 days). 5 Conclusions In the projects field, path represents a sequence of adjacent activities between milestones; it is marked by a series of lines that have their origin in the start of the project and it clears in the end. A number of critical activities, which must be completed according to schedule, so the project to be completed in the initial date set, determines the critical path. The need for providing an increased attention of these activities by studying the risks that can occur, involves a critical path management. In general, the costs grow along with reducing the period of project execution, in this way reaching the limits of its decrease determined by maximum expenditure might be. So the problem of planning activities consists in finding an optimal compromise between shortening the total length of the process and the corresponding variation of costs. This article presents the decision-making process in business of the enterprises and the use of informatics systems for decision support. Solving the case study using the module PERT/ CPM of WinQSB software offers a new vision of assisting decision and choosing the right economic strategy from many for an enterprise. Results of the article may be implemented exactly in the way that have been, or may be modified according to the needs of the project, the software used provide a wide range of application in practice. References: [1] X1. M. Mocanu and C. Schuster, Management of projects, All Beck Publishing House, [2] X2. C. Doicin, Analysis of investment projects in engineering, Bren Publishing House, [3] X3. L. Melnic, R. Zagan and M. Chircor, Operational Researches, Bren Publishing House, [4] X4. F. Filip, Suport systems for decision, Technical Publishing House, [5] X5. C. Neagu, E. Nitu and M. Catana, Engineering and Production Management, Pedagogical Publishing House, [6] X6. R.G. Hoffman, Economic scenarios for project evaluation, Journal of Business Strategy, Vol. 5, No. 4, 2008, pp [7] X7. Z. Gherasim, D. Fusaru, M. Andronie, Informatics systems for assisting the economic decision, Romania Foundation Publishing House, [8] X8. P. Jovanovic, Application of sensitivity analysis in investment project evaluation under uncertainty and risk, International Journal of Project Management, Vol. 17, No. 4, 1999, pp ISBN:

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