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3 Incorrect Ways to Do Scheduling with Microsoft Project

Want to continue creating great Microsoft Project Schedules. Last time I shared three best practice “DO’s” to follow on scheduling. This time I’ll share three things to avoid. DON’T Use the Start and Finish Columns Microsoft Project is a scheduling tool with a true passion for dynamic information. In other words, it works best when…

The Tactical Guide for Building a PMO – How to Run a Successful PMO

Despite what you might read in the news, or hear at the water cooler, there’s a growing demand for information on building a PMO.  Over the past few months, I’ve had the opportunity to share my perspectives on this topic” based on my book “The Tactical Guide for Building a PMO”. It has been a…

Creating Powerful Dashboards / Reports with Microsoft Power BI

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Strategic category of the Talent Triangle.   Event Description: Getting valuable information from Projects is one of the top challenges faced by Executives. Traditionally creating dashboards and reports required a technical guru to collect requirements from the executives…

Finally: The Resource Leveling Feature Explained!

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: Friend or foe? A bug? The magic button? A huge pain? Or simply – the best feature you can not live without! Whatever your feelings are regarding resource leveling, there are…

Finally, Resource Leveling Explained

You have a project with several tasks and resources assigned to those tasks. Some resources are assigned to multiple tasks, resulting in over-allocated resources. Resource leveling is the act of taking a resource-loaded schedule and making it so that those people don’t have to work overtime. The main goal is to have a critical path that is corrected…

Critical Path: Using MS Project to determine where projects lie in relation to the Critical Path

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: Resources, resource managers and PMO managers expect you to know at all times whether a task in “on the critical path”. Why is this critical path so important? In this session…

Learn Why PMOs Are Moving Beyond Annual Planning

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: Taking the PMO Beyond the tactical aspects of project delivery and becoming the CFO of project portfolios using analytics and strong governance. Presenter: Frank Larocca Have you watched this webinar recording? Tell…

Drawing Parallels Between Project Management Solutions

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Leadership Category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: Project Management is a practice that, apart from the core, also encompasses and draws heavily from the worlds of enterprise content management, self Service Business Intelligence, Enterprise Social and Productivity…

Keynote: Microsoft Project 2016 and Roadmap

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Leadership Category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: In this presentation, we will first examine the key trends in PPM and how they are impacting the industry and its solutions. Next, we’ll look at Office 365…

Claim PMI® PDUs

How to claim your PMI® PDU credits on the PMI® website Step 1 Go to www.pmi.org. In the upper right corner click the login button and login with your PMI login information. From the Certifications menu, select “Report PDUs”.   Step 2 From the Options bar, select “Report PDUs”   Step 3 Select “Course or…

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