If you are about to create a project schedule, you need to identify and understand the dependencies between project activities. Therefore, you need to learn to use precedence diagrams. Below we have a collection of printable precedence diagram for you as your reference. The 101 Diagramss are listed as follows.
The precedence diagram method (PDM) is a tool for scheduling activities in a project plan. It is a method of constructing a project schedule network diagram that uses boxes, referred to as nodes, to represent activities and connects them with arrows that show the dependencies. It is also called the activity-on-node (AON) method. Key elements of this network diagram include determining predecessors and defining attributes such as early start date, late start date, early, finish date, late finish date, duration, activity name, and WBS reference.
The Precedence Diagramming Method (PDM) consists of rectangles, known as nodes, and the project activities are shown in these boxes. These rectangular boxes are connected to each other with arrows to show the dependencies; therefore, these diagrams are also known as the Activity on Node (AON) diagrams.
Incorrectly identifying these dependencies typically causes projects to come in late. Focus on the sequence of the tasks. Be careful not to think about resources or other constraints. Just think about what order the tasks could go in assuming no restrictions. Use these examples to get started right away! Learn more about the other educational diagrams by browsing through our categories or looking it up on the search column!(s)