Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs):

This Webinar is eligible for 1.5 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle.

Topics:

  • Preventing overallocations within the project schedule
  • Resolving overallocations:
    • Making workloads visible and finding the over-allocations
    • When to level by hand and when to rely on MS Project
  • Leveling workloads by hand:
    • The best view to resolve overallocations yourself
    • A complete list of methods to resolve overallocations manually
  • Leveling workloads automatically:
    • Prerequisite: complete and correct network logic
    • What MS Project can and cannot do for you in resolving overallocations
    • Leveling algorithms used by MS Project
    • Where to check how MS Project resolved the overallocations

Bio:

Eric Uyttewaal

Eric is President of ProjectPro Corp, a company specializing in Microsoft Project and Project Server. Formerly, he was Executive Director, Microsoft EPM Division at the International Institute for Learning (IIL). At IIL, he developed and managed the White, Orange, Blue and Black Belt certification curriculum in Microsoft Project and Project Server.

Eric has been involved in large programs: Canadian Forces Supply System Upgrade, Cognos (IBM) BI Suite release and a Northrop Grumman Airplane Upgrade.

Eric has presented in the USA, Canada, Mexico, Europe, China and South-Korea. In 1997, he was President of the Ottawa Chapter of The Project Management Institute (PMI)®. From 2000 until 2004, he was, and since 2009, he is again president of the MPUG-Ottawa chapter (Microsoft Project Users Group). In 2009, Eric received an award from PMI® for his ‘Significant Contributions to the Scheduling Profession’. These contributions are books, articles, certifications and new concepts like: ‘Principle of Dynamic Scheduling’ (When one thing changes in your project, your schedule should be set up in such a way that you should have to update only one cell in your schedule), the ‘Resource-Critical Path’ (see his books), ‘Dynamic Due Dates’ (see article ‘Scheduling is not about chronology; it is about logic’ listed on the ProjectProCorp.com website under Articles), Earlier-Than dependencies (see same article) and the 1%-10% rule to establish a proper level of detail in project schedules (see his books). In 2010, Microsoft awarded him the designation of ‘MVP Project’ (Most Valuable Professional). In 2012, he received a ‘community leader’ award for his free webinars from MPUG (Microsoft Project Users Group).


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