1. 2. 3. 4. What”s the project”s expected completion date? How variable is the project”s duration? What activities are critical to finishing on time? How long can non-critical activities be delayed without delaying the project as a whole? 5. Where to spend $$$ to reduce project time? Robert Saltzman Identify project”s goals & desired results What”s the time frame? Budget? What tasks to do? How long will each take?