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Critical Path Modeling Using Microsoft Project: Lesson 1 Estimating Resources and Using Resource Calendars

01/12/2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Event Description:

This course provides an overview of how to manage a project’s resources, timeline and cost through effective critical path modeling using Microsoft Project. This step by step approach addresses some of the common challenges in project estimating, including limited resource availability, multiple parallel activities, support activities, and accounting for time off, sick leave and minor changes. Unlock the power of MS Project’s leveling feature and start your projects off on the right foot by attending this course.

Learning Objectives:

  • This course begins by providing an overview of the benefits of a well-structured project plan and the overall approach to using MS Project as a critical path modeling tool.
  • You will learn different approaches to estimating and modeling resource and cost requirements.
  • You will learn how to implement the use of project and resource calendars to support resource leveling and critical path determination.

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs):
Each webinar in this series is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical category of the Talent Triangle.

Presenter Info:

Sam Bell leverages 36+ years of IT and project management experience in managing data warehouse, call center, reporting, and security infrastructure and assessments projects. His focus on process improvement ensures a consistent, repeatable, and measurable approach is taken to deliver value and a secure operating environment for clients. At Edwards, Sam oversees the Cybersecurity Assessments practice, leading NIST 800-53, HIPAA, NIST CSF, and CMMC readiness assessments for firms of all sizes, across diverse industries.  Sam holds credentials as a PMP, SSCP and CMMC RP.