Create a PERT Diagram with LibreOffice Draw

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Coursera Project Network
In this Guided Project, you will:

Define and create a P.E.R.T. diagram using LibreOffice Draw.

Clock2 hours
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this 2-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to describe the purpose of a P.E.R.T. diagram, navigate the LibreOffice Draw user interface, draw a simple P.E.R.T. diagram using LibreOffice Draw, implement a Forward Pass procedure into a P.E.R.T. diagram using LibreOffice Draw and implement a Backward Pass procedure into a P.E.R.T. diagram using LibreOffice Draw. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

  • Use of LibreOficce Draw
  • Prioritizing tasks
  • Task Sequencing
  • Project Scheduling
  • Project Management

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Realize the purpose of P.E.R.T. diagrams and recognize basic P.E.R.T. diagram node as you review examples of P.E.R.T. diagrams in project management task sequencing.

  2. Open and work with an existing P.E.R.T. diagram in the LibreOffice Draw software.

  3. Use LibreOffice Draw and draw a P.E.R.T. diagram that represents a simple project sequencing from start to end.

  4. Perform a Forward Pass procedure to a P.E.R.T. diagram to determine the early start and early finish to the tasks listed in the P.E.R.T. diagram.

  5. Perform a Backward Pass procedure to a P.E.R.T. diagram to determine the late start and late finish to the tasks listed in the P.E.R.T. diagram.

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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