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Do Calendars or Scheduling Have You Stumped?!

  Microsoft Project is a powerful scheduling tool, but how exactly does the software schedule?  The answer is found in a single word: calendars.  In fact, the schedule of every project is based on one or more calendars. Have you ever wondered how to do any of the following? Configure the Standard calendar in your Microsoft…

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…

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:…

Using Local Calendars in the PPM Platform

Working as a PPM consultant offers me opportunities to interact with many different clients, all of which have diverse needs and requirements. A couple of weeks ago, I received a very interesting request from a company I am engaged with regarding the utilization of custom calendars by their project managers. Before we deep dive into…

The Secret Life of Calendars in Microsoft Project

In September, I celebrate my 20th anniversary of using Microsoft Project for the first time, beginning with version 4.0 for Windows 95. Twenty years later, I’m still amazed at how well the software does what it was designed to do: calculate the project schedule. First and foremost, Project is a scheduling tool. How does Project…

Microsoft® Project Do’s & Don’ts: Incorrect Calendar Association

Microsoft® Project exert 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…

Certificate Series: Microsoft Project 2013 and Project Online – 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 Session 2 Use Project Like a Pro •10 steps to mastering Microsoft Project Speaker Bio Ben Howard, MVP Awarded Community Leader for his very popular and…

Webinar: Tips and Tricks from Project 2013 Plain and Simple

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: In this session Ben discusses some of his top tips and tricks for Project 2013. If you would like to know all of them, check out his book, “Microsoft Project…

Certificate Series – Project Management with Microsoft Project Essentials, Session 1

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 2   Speakers: Bonnie Biafore and Sam Huffman   Session Outline Level 100, Session 1: Getting Started with Project Management and Microsoft Project What Is a Project? What Is…

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