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Welcome to our Microsoft Project Training resources and Project Management Community. MPUG is the world’s largest independent Microsoft Project user group. We offer online and in-person training, resources and a community of Project users from around the globe. Whether you’re just starting out with Microsoft Project or you’ve been using it for years, MPUG has something to offer you. Our training will help you get the most out of the software and our resources will help you stay up-to-date on the latest features and best practices. And our community is one of the best places to find answers to your questions and connect with other Project users. View our resources, including training videos, webinars, case studies, templates and more below.


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Advanced Excel and PowerBI Reporting for MS Project

Often project data is requested for stakeholders who do not have MS Project installed or are not experienced enough to work with it. MS Project reporting to MS Excel or other visualization software is...Read More

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

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Sam Bell’s course, Critical Path Modeling Using Microsoft Project (Lesson 1: Estimating Resources and Using Resource Calendars), being provide...Read More

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

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 ...Read More

Late Tasks: Starts and Finishes

The Background Story… I have been a project manager for over forty years. Over that time, I got into the habit of checking my projects for late starts and finishes two or three times a month. This wou...Read More

How to Earn PMP PDUs in 2022

I have been conducting PMP training for about 15 years. During training workshops, I get all kind of project management-related questions, but one of the most frequently asked questions is about PMP c...Read More

Rescheduling Incomplete Work As Part of a Project’s 4-Step Tracking Cycle

In the first two articles of this series, a four-step tracking cycle was defined. It includes setting the status date, entering actuals, rescheduling incomplete work, and resource leveling the remaini...Read More

Note to Self: Automate in 2022!

Automation – What’s in it for us? Automation is a historically-significant concept, understood around the globe by most in modern business since the ‘60s. Yet automation has meant many different...Read More

Sprint Burndown and Burnup Charts with MS Project Agile

Two frequently and widely used charts in projects using Agile frameworks are the Burndown and Burnup Charts. These can be generated at the Iteration (Sprint) level or Release level. You can even decid...Read More

A 2021 Holiday Wish

Community leader and Master Scheduler, Angelo J. Arcoleo, shared this cool Microsoft® Project holiday wish with us: Wishing you and yours a Merry Christmas and a Happy & Healthy New Year! Attached...Read More

Do You Think Santa Might Use Microsoft Project?

Remember the time we interviewed Microsoft Project Do’s and Don’ts author, Sam Huffman, and asked the question, “Do you think Santa might use MSP?” Sam’s response was a good one: I think he does. When...Read More