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Webinar: Microsoft® Project Do’s and Don’ts

 

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: 
This session will walk the attendee through 9 practices that are sure to be problematic. Topics will include but are not limited to:

  • Including summary tasks in project sequencing;
  • Assigning resources to summary tasks;
  • Constraining activities rather than sequencing dynamically;
  • Scheduling project tasks as late as possible;
  • Leveling resources without analysis;
  • Inadequate baselining techniques;
  • Using elapsed durations for team schedules;
  • Incorrect calendar association resulting in incorrect schedules;
  • Organizing project tasks incorrectly forcing incorrect reports.

Learning Objectives:
After attending this session the attendee should be able to:

  1. Identify inappropriate practices in their MS Project schedules.
  2. Resolve issues created by these practices
  3. Leverage their learning in future project plans by avoiding the recurrence of “Inappropriate Practices”.

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Speaker Bio: Sam Huffman, PMP, MCITP, MCT 
Sam has been delivering training for The Versatile Company since 1996. Prior to joining Versatile, he gained insight into Microsoft Project while working at Microsoft as a member of the Microsoft Project development and support team. He has maintained his intimate knowledge of Microsoft Project with each new release and is considered a leading authority on the tool, including the newest enterprise features of all versions of Project and Project Server.During his tenure at Versatile, Sam honed his instruction skills by delivering programs for approximately 1000 people every year. His reputation for delivering practical wisdom with an upbeat style makes him one of Versatile’s most requested instructors. He is a certified Project Management Professional, Microsoft Certified Trainer and has been a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in Project since 2010.Catch Sam’s blog

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Sam Huffman
Written by Sam Huffman

Sam Huffman first gained insight into Microsoft Project while working as a member of the MS Project development and support team. He has maintained his depth of knowledge of MS Project with each release and is a leading authority in the use and features of MS Project, Project Server and Project Online. Since the early 1990’s Sam has honed his instruction skills by delivering training programs to thousands every year. Sam is a frequent content contributor to the Microsoft Project User Group (MPUG) and speaks to groups often about MS Project, Enterprise Project Management and the discipline of Project Management. He was awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional from 2010-2017. Check out his blog on MS Project.

The softcover version of my newest book Microsoft® Project Do’s and Don’ts is now available for purchase! It is portable, brief and to the point so you can find help when you need it. Through tips, best practices and examples it will help you jumpstart your project!

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  1. Sam offered very useful information in an easy to understand format. I would highly recommend watching his presentation.

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