Network plan technique

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A scheduling method

The network plan technique is a method used to analyze, control and monitor business processes and workflows. Contrary to the work breakdown structure, a network diagram also considers the chronological order of activities, milestones and tasks, their durations and dependencies and visualizes them graphically or as a table, e.g. in a Gantt chart.

The network analysis enables project managers to take various factors into account when creating a project plan:

Back to Basics (10) - Network diagram - Step by step guide - Step 2

The network analysis method is often used in procurement and production in order to control project processes more efficiently and to complete projects on schedule and on budget.

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to conduct an example network analysis: Back to Basics (Part 10): How to Create a Project Network Diagram

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