Arrow Diagram Example: Basic Arrow Diagram

The best way to understand Arrow Diagram is to look at some examples of Arrow Diagram and start drawing your own. You can now modify the Arrow Diagram example below using Visual Paradigm's online Arrow Diagram tool.

Project Scheduling with Arrow Diagramming Method

Arrow diagram (also known as Arrow Diagramming Method, or Activity-on-Arrow Method) is a tool that network diagramming technique describes the relationship between planned activities, which make up the execution of a particular project. It has been used a long time for:

  • Represents a plan of work, i.e. Formulation and improvement of new product development schedules.
  • Determine critical path
  • Identify resource problems and feasible solutions
  • Estimate inventory time

Arrow Diagramming Method is also one of new 7 quality tools together with Affinity Diagram, Relations Diagram, Matrix Diagram, Matrix Data Analysis, tree diagram, Process Decision Programming Chart.

How to create an Arrow Diagram?

Visual Paradigm Online features an Arrow Diagram tool and a set of pre-made Arrow Diagram templates. You can create a diagram from a template or from scratch by following the steps below:

  1. Create a blank Arrow Diagram.
  2. The palette on the left lists the Arrow Diagram shapes available. Drag and drop the shapes you need onto the diagram and connect them with connectors.
  3. Save your finished work (File > Save as) to our cloud repository for future access, or to export your diagram as image (JPG, PNG, PDF, SVG, etc) and share it with your co-workers.

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