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Resource Management: Lost in the Woods? Here is Your Way Out

Resource management is a complex subject. There are many aspects to resource management using Project Server or Project Online. Just look at this course from ProjectPro Corp that outlines those aspects: https://projectprocorp.com/pages/managing-resources-with-project-server-2016. Capacity planning, demand management, balancing, allocation, optimizing and leveling. These are just some of the terms that you need to be aware of…

Improving Project Schedules with ProjectPro Forecast Scheduling App

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: Project schedules should be dynamic schedules that maintain themselves when update information is entered. Project Schedules generate the most benefit for an organization if they forecast projects well. ProjectPro developed an…

ProjectPro – Forecast Scheduling App

The Forecast Scheduling App is produced by ProjectPro. Product Summary: FSA is a tool used to audit your project schedule to provide feedback and help you improve it. Based on the textbook, Forecast Scheduling with Microsoft Project 2010/2013.   Capabilities: Eighty different “checks” (50 of which are automated), which can be adjusted based on your project needs Each check shows a pass…

3 Tips on Managing Projects and Clients

1. At ProjectPro, we created a guideline that we call the 1%-10% rule. The duration of any lowest-level task should be between a minimum and maximum duration. The minimum duration is 1% of the project duration. The maximum is 10% of the project duration. There are some exceptions the rule. We recommend you do not…

3 Task Tips

1. Before entering any tasks, you have to specify how many work hours equal a workday by using option Hours per Day on the tab Schedule (ribbon File, item Options). Microsoft Project uses this setting to convert between time units; it is the time unit conversion factor. All durations will be recalculated when you change this…

4 Handy Microsoft Project Scheduling Tips

1. When you schedule electronically, you should not enter start or finish dates for tasks. If you use Microsoft Project to simply capture dates and only dates, you may as well use Microsoft Excel instead. With MS Project, you enter durations and dependencies instead of dates to create a forecast model. The software then calculates start…

Forecast Scheduling

This article is an excerpt from the book “Forecast Scheduling with Microsoft Project 2013” by Eric Uyttewaal. See more info about how to order this book below.  What is a ‘Project Schedule’? If you ask your team members or executives what a “project schedule” is, you will probably get an answer like: the things you…

Forecast Scheduling with Project 2013

Certificate Series Directory Forecast Scheduling with Project 2013 Event Description:  Renowned speaker and master scheduler, Eric Uyttewaal, will present three 1.5-hour webinars on his latest book ‘Forecast Scheduling with Microsoft Project 2013’. He will show you how to forecast your project with just the schedule by itself and minimize the effort doing this. Eric will…

Certificate Series: Forecast Scheduling – Session 3

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This webinar is eligible for 1.5 Category A PMI® PDUs 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: View the file used…

Certificate Series: Forecast Scheduling – Session 2

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This webinar is eligible for 1.5 Category A PMI® PDUs 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. Watch session 3 Event Description: View…

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