Project Management Problems

1. Read this page on how to make a Gantt chart in Excel and make one for a task process you conjure up based on your experience.

2. Efficiency in the kitchen. Consider the following information, construct a basic [WWW]PERT chart. How long will it take to cook with one person cooking? Does it appear it would be any faster with two?

Doro Wat Recipe

1 whole chicken, skinned and cut into parts (5 min)

6 cups red onions, chopped (5 min)

1 cup berbere (0.5 min)

2 cups spiced butter (0.5 min)

1/4 tsp. cardamom (0.25 min)

1/4 tsp. black pepper (0.25 min)

1/4 tsp. garlic powder (0.25 min)

1/2 tsp ground ginger (0.25 min)

salt to taste

1/2 cup red wine (0.25 min)

4 cups water (or less) (0.25 min)

6 hard boiled eggs (5 minutes)

1 medium lime.

Quarter the lime (1 minute). Soak the chicken in a bowl with lime quarters (30 min). Brown the onions in a pan without grease (8 min). Add spiced butter (0.5 min). Add red pepper and mix well (1 min). Add 1/2 cup water and stir (2 min). Add wine (0.5 min). Add all spices and blend well (4 min). Add chicken and cook for about 30-40 (40 min). Add more water and stir gently (1 min). Add salt and stir (1 min). When sauce begins to thicken (5 min) sprinkle with black pepper. Add hard-boiled eggs to the sauce (1 min).

Wash measuring spoons and prep bowls that held spices (3 min)

Wash other prep plates and knives (5 min)

Set table (5 min)