The development of a new deluxe version of a particular software product is being considered by Ravi Behara?s software house. The activities necessary for the completion of this project are listed in the following table:
(a) What is the project completion date?
(b) What is the total cost required for completing this project at a normal time?
(c) If you wish to reduce the time required to complete this project by 1 week, which activity should be crashed, and how much will this increase the total cost?
(d) What is the maximum time that can be crashed? How much would costs increase?