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Microsoft® Project Do’s & Don’ts: Scheduling Projects as Late as Possible

Microsoft® Project Expert Sam Huffman gives us the do’s and don’ts of Project. Each of these 9 videos shows a different problem that Project users may face and demonstrates how to solve that problem. From organizing your outline to leveling resources, Sam Huffman shares his techniques for getting the job done right. Join MPUG to access full-length, live webinar training sessions and hundreds more on-demand.

“By scheduling projects as late as possible, I mean to a specific day.” Sam shows us how to best use the Project Information feature to ensure the project deadlines are being met.


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Click the links below to see more videos in Sam Huffman‘s Microsoft Project Do’s and Don’ts series

Using Elapsed Durations for Team Schedules
Constraining Activities
Organizing Project Tasks Incorrectly
Inadequate Baselining
Leveling Resources Without Analysis
Incorrect Calendar Association
Assigning Resources to Summary Tasks
Including Summary Tasks in Project Sequencing

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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