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MPUG Category: Project Management Office (PMO)

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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 ...

Automate Microsoft Planner reporting using Microsoft Power Automate and Power BI (Lesson 1)

Event Description: Welcome to part 1 of this 2 part training session.  In this session you will be shown how to use Microsoft Planner to plan and manage lightweight projects, and how Planner integrate...

How to Earn 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...

MPUG 2022 Call for Content

We know it takes a community to build top-quality, useful content. In 2021, we asked you to share your biggest frustration with the project management tool(s) that you use. Then, we followed with a po...

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...

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...

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...

Using the Assignment Owner Field with Project Online

Background Information A couple of weeks ago, there was an interesting question in the Project user forum on the Internet. My answer to that question revealed why and how to use the Assignment Owner f...

The Influence of a Mentor

Mentoring is the sharing of one’s knowledge, skills, expertise, experience, etc. for the benefit of another. Mentors can play a crucial role in a person’s career. They can offer advice on tasks partic...