Welcome to the topic of mastering project management! This video lesson, ‘Critical Path Analysis,’ describes how to identify the critical path—or paths—of your project. This lesson is the twelfth of sixteen in the ‘Project Planning’ video course, which describes how to plan and organize your project so it can be completed efficiently and successfully. From this lesson, viewers will learn how to use a PERT diagram to determine the critical path by showing the organizational structure and relationships between tasks. Plus, viewers will have a better grasp of what a critical path means to a project and why it’s useful to know when planning for your project.