Project Calendar

Advanced Use of the Nonworking Time Calendar

Background In my previous article on Understanding the Nonworking Time Calendar, I showed you how to apply an alternate base calendar as the Project Calendar and the Nonworking Time Calendar for a pro...Read More

Understanding the Nonworking Time Calendar in Microsoft Project

Background When you need to change the Project Calendar to a base calendar other than the Standard calendar in Microsoft Project, don’t forget to change the Nonworking Time Calendar as well. At this p...Read More

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Killing a Project

Introduction Management reviews, sometimes referred to by project managers as phase exits, stage gates, or kill points, are very important for keeping projects on track. These moments serve as decisio...Read More

What You Need to Know About Calendars in Project for the web

Project for the web “out of the box” contains a default calendar. When you create a new schedule through the website,, you will be presented with a default, but what does...Read More

Make Saturday a Working Day in Microsoft Project

Background There was an interesting question recently in the Tech Community Project user forum. A user asked how to change the default working calendar to allow Saturday as a working day. The question...Read More

A Better Microsoft Project for Time Modeling: Deadlines and the (Most‑) Critical Path

In my previous post, I explained that I’d be making a case in a series of articles for adding certain features to Microsoft’s Project for Desktop and Project for the web software. Here, I’d like to su...Read More

Ten Best Microsoft Project Tips –Transcription

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Praveen Malik’s webinar, Ten Best Microsoft Project Tips, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. You may wish to use this ...Read More

Critical Path Modeling Using Microsoft Project: Lesson 1 – Estimating Resources and Using Resource Calendars Transcription

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Sam Bell’s course, Critical Path Modeling Using Microsoft Project (Lesson 1: Estimating Resources and Using Resource Calendars), being provide...Read More

New Features of Project for the web

Overview Ever since the introduction of Project for the web in late 2019, Microsoft has slowly and steadily rolled out new features for this software application. In this article, I want to document t...Read More

Thinking About Elapsed Durations

What is Elapsed Duration? Microsoft Project offers an unusual scheduling option known as Elapsed Duration. In the Duration column for any task, you can enter a Duration value two different ways: You c...Read More

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