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7 Incorrect Ways to Use Microsoft Project: Capacity as Activity

This is the second article of this series highlighting common incorrect uses of Microsoft Project. The images in these posts are built using the Microsoft Project 2013 Pro edition, but this series can be useful for all versions of the product. Flaw #1: Date-Related Planning Flaw #2: Capacity as Activity This flaw is pretty self-explanatory once you see the image below:  …

Microsoft® Project Do’s & Don’ts: Assigning Resources to Summary Tasks

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…

Microsoft Project Critical Path 101

Project managers are frequently requested to share the critical path for their projects. In this article we will review the key elements that need to be in place to display the critical path using Microsoft Project 2010 or 2013. What Developing the Critical Path within Microsoft Project (version 2010/2013) where the software automatically forecasts the end project’s…

Certificate Series – Project Management with Microsoft Project Essentials, Session 2

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 2 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Watch session 3   Speakers: Bonnie Biafore and Sam Huffman Session Outline Level 200, Session 2: Working Effectively with Microsoft Project and Resources Understanding work, material, and cost resources Adding resources…

Webinar UK: Project Standard – Good and Best Practice Advice and Hints and Tips For Using Microsoft Project to Support Project Standards

Please log in above or start a free trial to view this video   Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is not in the PMI® system. However, it is eligible for self-directed learning PMI® PDU credit. Speakers: Christopher Pond, CPS Many people have been provided with Microsoft Project without being provided…

5 Compelling Reasons to Upgrade to Project 2007: Cost and Budget Resources

So far in this series I’ve illustrated two very powerful features of Project 2007: Multiple Undo / Redo and Change Highlighting. In this article I examine cost and budget resources and how they might be used. What these new types of resources give you is a cost analysis tool to use in controlling and reporting…

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