Webinar: Beyond Macros, Part Three: Creating a Custom Project Initiation Wizard in VBA


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.

Event description:

Ira Brown, a recognized Microsoft Project expert, continues his popular series on automating Microsoft Project by showing you how to create a custom Project Initiation Wizard using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).  This fun and informative presentation will show you how to design a VBA form that can be used to create a new project.  You don’t need to be a programmer to attend this session, as the presentation and examples are geared toward the business user.  This session provides practical, real-world illustrations for solving common business challenges a user faces when working with Microsoft Project to initiate a new project.

Topics include:

  • Designing a VBA form for the Project Initiation Wizard
  • Using the wizard to populate Enterprise Project attributes
  • Creating automation to save your project using your organization’s standard naming conventions

The presentation and the VBA code created during this session will be emailed to attendees upon request.

Ira 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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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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