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Project Planning using Microsoft Project

Watch Baselining with Microsoft Project Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This short video is NOT eligible for PMI® PDU credit. Event Description: In this video viewers will learn how to setup a project. This will include setting the Start Date, Calendar, Custom Fields and a review of the Project Options. Presenter Info: Tom Henry As a the…

Beyond Macros Revisited – Automating Microsoft Project for Non-Techies

Presentation Description Ira Brown, a recognized Microsoft Project expert, will deliver this fun and informative presentation that will provide you with an understanding of how Microsoft Project can use automation to interact with other Microsoft Office applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. You don’t need to be a programmer to attend this session, as…

Webinar: Exporting and Importing Data into Project, Excel and Outlook

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical Project Management talent triangle category. If you are claiming this session, you must submit it to your MPUG Webinar History after it has been completed in its entirety. Event Description:  Microsoft Project is a fabulous tool…

Scheduling with Multinational Calendars

Here is a question I received from one of my readers: “I’m managing a project for resources in multiple locations using MS Project 2007: US and 3 countries in Europe. I have multiple resource calendars to reflect the different countries. One (1) of my German resources started a task on Nov 28 which is a…

Microsoft® Project Do’s & Don’ts: Constraining Activities

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…

Calendar Exceptions in Microsoft Project 2010

The following article is taken as an excerpt from the new book, Microsoft Project 2010: The Missing Manual, written by Bonnie Biafore and published by O’Reilly Media. Setting Aside Holidays and Other Exceptions to the Work Schedule Work weeks assign the same schedule of workdays and times over a period of time. As the name…

Certification Insider: Making Resource Assignments Realistic

Just as the clothes you buy never look like they do on the model in a catalog, your real-world resource assignments usually don’t fit quite right the first time around. Microsoft Project 2007’s resource assignment features can help you tailor resource assignments until they model reality. This month, you’ll learn how to assign part-time workers…

Certification Insider: Defining Working Times with Project 2007 Calendars

The Microsoft Project desktop certification exam, 70-632, has at least one question on each new feature in Project 2007, so you can expect some interrogation about new calendar features like work weeks and exceptions. Although these features take some getting used to, defining project work times is much easier than in earlier versions of Project….

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