Microsoft Project Deep Dives

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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:

  1. Project Planning using Microsoft Project [00:00:00 – 00:17:10]
    In the beginning of this video viewers will learn how to setup a project. This will include setting the Start Date, Calendar, Custom Fields and a review of the Project Options.
  2. Updating Projects Progress with Microsoft Project [00:17:10 – 00:44:25]
    In this section, you will learn how to update your project to reflect any work that has been carried out. Learn how to push out work that didn’t get started on time and best practices around these process.
  3. Resource Planning with Microsoft Project [00:44:25 – 01:08:33]
    Learn how to create Work, Cost and Material resources within Microsoft Project. Tom demonstrates various methods of assigning resources, the ‘Assignment Planning Variables’, what ‘Effort driven’ is, and how to make detailed assignments.
  4. Task Planning using Microsoft Project [01:08:33 – 01:28:28]
    Learn how to plan out your tasks within Microsoft Project. Tom walks users through the process of adding tasks to a schedule, the difference between Auto and Manually scheduled tasks, how to estimate duration and work for tasks, and how to add lag and lead times to tasks dependencies.
  5. Baselining with Microsoft Project [01:28:28 – 01:41:15]
    Prepare your schedule to be baselined! Learn how to baseline, how to clear baseline and learn about the different baselines available within Microsoft Project

Presenter Info:
Tom Henry As a the PPM Practice Manager at Projility, Tom, along with his team of expert consultants; implements, supports and trains organizations of all sizes and industries (including central and local government) on Project and Portfolio Management solutions leveraging the Microsoft software stack. He is responsible for deploying Microsoft Project, Project Online, Project Sever and SharePoint together with associated technologies and business processes. Tom has in-depth knowledge of Microsoft’s O365 platform and cloud based solutions such as Project Online. Tom received his BSc in Computer Science from Bournemouth University in the United Kingdom and holds multiple Microsoft product certifications. He is also one of only a handful of certified facilitators in the US for the Microsoft PPM Customer Immersion Experience (CIE) Program.

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Tom Henry is the PPM Practice Manager at Projility, where he leads a team of experienced project and portfolio management consultants in making clients more adept, productive and profitable. Tom has been involved with PPM since graduating from Bournemouth University in the United Kingdom, working first in London and then moving to the United States to further pursue his career. Tom prides himself on being able to understand his clients’ needs and translating those needs into simplified PPM solutions. Contact Tom at

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