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Mistake 3: Ignore Setting The Start Date And Project Calendar

Description: In this video clip, we explore and discuss the third mistake from MPUG OMBUD Sam Huffman’s list. Mistake 3: Ignore Setting The Start Date And Project Calendar. Sam shares his best practices that every project manager needs to know, to be successful.   Learn more about Microsoft® Project Do’s and Don’ts and download a chapter (for…

Mistake 2: Display the Incorrect Calendar

Description: In this video clip, we explore and discuss the second mistake from MPUG OMBUD Sam Huffman’s list. Mistake 2: Display the Incorrect Calendar. Sam shares his best practices that every project manager needs to know, to be successful.   Learn more about Microsoft® Project Do’s and Don’ts and download a chapter (for free!) by…

How SpaceX is Transforming Project Management Practices

As children, many of us had a fascination with the extra-terrestrial. Interestingly, humans have always wondered if the other planets of the solar system have the ability to sustain life like our very own planet Earth. Over the years, scientists have conveyed multiple theories about the existence of alien life. One such example of someone…

Mistake 1: Ignore the Calendar

Description: In this video clip, we explore and discuss the first mistake from MPUG OMBUD Sam Huffman’s list. Mistake 1: Ignore the Calendar. Sam shares his best practices that every project manager needs to know, to be successful.   Learn more about Microsoft® Project Do’s and Don’ts and download a chapter (for free!) by visiting mpug.com/do.   Presenter:…

Best Practices for Baselining and Variance Analysis

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1.5 PMI® PDUs in the Technical category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: In Microsoft Project, a baseline is like a “snapshot” of your project before you begin entering actual progress. In this MPUG webinar, you will learn the following: Best…

Microsoft Project Do’s and Don’ts: Set Up For Success

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDUs in the Technical category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: When creating a project for the first time many project managers begin by typing information in the “Task Name” column. Later they find that Microsoft Project is calculating…

Using the Microsoft Planner App

This is the second part of a two part series on using Microsoft Planner. Using the Microsoft Planner App Because Planner is cloud based, there is an App for it that installs on mobile devices. The drag and swipe nature of Planner makes it ideal for use on touch screen devices (in fact, it has…

Three Questions to Ask Before Entering Data in Microsoft Project

Microsoft® Project for Windows has been available for nearly 30 years. Users still think that it’s like Excel and begin entering data immediately after opening a new file. This action is allowed in Project but I don’t recommend it as a standard practice. Here are three questions you should answer before entering data, and why…

5 Things You Must Do to Manage Projects with Microsoft Project

5 things you must DO to manage projects successfully with Microsoft Project. From the expert that helped build it and wrote the book. 1. Do organize the project logically. Use summary tasks to outline your project for logical reporting. 1 Letters 1.1 A 1.2 B 2 Numbers 2.1 One 2.2 Two 2.3 C 1.1 and 1.2…

Master Schedulers Best Practices

  Event Description: Microsoft Project Master Schedules Best Practices begins where the presenter’s Master Schedules 101 MPUG Lunch & Learn presentation on February 15, 2017, left off. In over 10 years of developing tools and providing services to clients with Master Schedules, Dan Friedrich has become (whether he wanted to or not!) a Master Schedule…

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