Webinar: Beyond Macros – Automating Microsoft Project for Non-Techies


Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs):
This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle.

Event Description:

Ira, recognized as a Microsoft Project expert, delivers this fun and informative presentation that provides you with an understanding of the automation capabilities of Microsoft Project.  The session is geared toward the Microsoft Project business user, rather than a technical programmer, providing practical, real-world illustrations for solving the common challenges a user faces when working with Microsoft Project.

Topics include:

  • Recording and editing basic macros
  • Assigning a macro to a custom toolbar or menu
  • Creating automated printing routines, including to-do lists for each resource
  • Creating a routine to inflate or deflate work by a specified %
  • Importing tasks from a Microsoft Excel file
  • Distributing your macros and toolbars to others


Ira Brown, Project Widgets, has over fifteen years experience helping organizations implement Enterprise Project Management solutions, and is a widely published author of several Microsoft Project books.


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Written by Ira Brown

Ira Brown is a leader in the field of project management and a recognized Microsoft Project expert, Project Widgets is well-known for offering add-on products for Microsoft Project and Project Online, as well as for creating custom solutions that meet their client’s unique business requirements.  This company continues to extend the scope and breadth of their offerings, thereby increasing the value they provide to customers, by creating Microsoft Project solutions that are tailored to an organization’s unique needs.  They even have several free, downloadable widgets available on their website that you can begin using right away.

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