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Best Practices for Initiating a New Project Schedule with Microsoft Project

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 the first webinar of this multi-part series, Microsoft Project expert Ira Brown will present techniques for initiating a new project that is consistent with established organizational standards. This presentation…

Make Your Life Easier with Project Macros

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Download the slides from this session. Event Description: Ever want to build macros to make routine tasks easier and more efficient in Microsoft Project, but you are not a programmer?  This presentation…

There’s No Place Like Home: How to Create a Home View Macro

Have you ever opened one or more Microsoft project files and had a blank screen due to a null-filter or a view that was unfamiliar or out of sorts? What happened to your project?! Why are tasks out of order or missing? Do your consolidated schedules have different views as you toggle from one to…

Certificate Series: Beyond Macros – Customizing Microsoft Project for Non-Techies Part 3

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 2 PMI® PDU’s 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. Session Three: Case Study – Building a Status Report…

Certificate Series: Beyond Macros – Customizing Microsoft Project for Non-Techies Part 2

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 2 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 Session Two: Integrating Project with Microsoft…

Certificate Series: Beyond Macros – Customizing Microsoft Project for Non-Techies Part 1

  Watch Session 2 Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 2 PMI® PDU’s 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. Session One: Getting Started…

Your Personal Assistant: Highlight Tasks Due this Week

In this article, I will focus on a very simple tip – How to highlight the tasks due this week every time the project plan is opened. Looks very simple and it is indeed, very simple! Click View tab. Click Macros dropdown and select Visual Basic In the editor, double click your current project on…

Hard and Soft Dependencies

One of my customers wanted a way to differentiate between mandatory and discretionary (or hard and soft) dependencies. For my customer, the idea was that they wanted to be able to enter both hard and soft dependencies, and then implement and remove the soft logic links at their own discretion. So it gives them the…

Slick Trick: A Spin on Sync’ing with SharePoint

Situation Microsoft Project 2010 now has the capability to sync a project plan with a SharePoint task list.  Therefore, project team members do not need to have a desktop version of Microsoft Project in order to view project tasks.  This is great functionality – except in one area.  If the project you are sync’ing with…

Webinar: Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices for Using Microsoft Project

Please log in above or start a free trial to view this video   Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1.5 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description:  Looking for ways to make your projects more efficient, wow your co-workers, and learn some…

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