Certificate Series – Scheduling Essentials, Session 1

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs):

This Webinar is eligible for 2 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle.

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Speaker: Larry Christofaro, EPM Solution Partners

You’ve read the books, you’ve gone to class, and you’ve learned the techniques; but are you using the right approach to best manage a schedule, or do you just manage by the tips and tricks that you picked-up along the way?  PMI identifies the two primary project scheduling techniques as “Time-oriented scheduling” and “Resource-oriented scheduling”.  Do you know that the effectiveness of the way you set-up and manage a project depends primarily on the scheduling technique that best matches your project?  

This is an in-depth, three-part series of sessions that do not teach just about the features, but rather they demonstrate how to use the right features to properly and easily schedule and track your project. These sessions assume the audience has a solid working knowledge of Microsoft Project.


  • Defining the founding principles of managing project schedules
  • Definition and usage of Time-oriented and Resource-oriented Scheduling
  • Overarching schedule best practice techniques


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Written by Larry Christofaro
Larry Christofaro is the president and Executive Consultant with EPM Solution Partners, with over 20 years of project management experience. He combines strengths in EPM architecture and project management to successfully manage Microsoft Project and Project Server/Online engagements ranging from 50-2000+ users that deliver winning solutions for his clients.  He has been on the Microsoft certification alpha review teams for the last two version of Project and Project Server, and is a Technology Solution Professional supporting Microsoft’s sales efforts across the US. You can contact Larry at lchristofaro@epmsolutionpartners.com
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  1. It doesn’t get to session goals until 18 minutes in. In case you wanted to skip to the heart of the training.

  2. Agree with the first reviewer that webinar was informative.

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