The purpose of this case study is to review an example of planning a wedding, starting with a Work Breakdown Structure.

This is followed by a definition of and sequencing of activities and related dependencies, leading to the creation of a Gantt chart.





  1. Read Chapter 10 on Project scheduling in the prescribed textbook (Web | PDF) (pages 72-80 (just before “Creating a Network Diagram) in the PDF version).
    • This is a detailed but important case study.
    • We recommend that you work through each phase: WBS, activity lists and dependencies, milestones and activity sequencing.
  2. For one of the activities in the project that you are planning for, write out the activity sequence. Post your comment below and then look on the course feed page to see what others have posted.

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