The critical path is the series of activities
(critical activities) that dictate the duration of the project; that
is, the series of activities that dictate the longest path
through the project. The critical path is obvious
from the Gantt chart, or bar chart. Critical path planning is assisted by critical path planning
software, such as Microsoft Project, PlanBee , DOVICO, YZ Project
Manager, and MinuteMan.
Other topics in our resources on Project Management related to Critical Path include: