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Microsoft® Project Do’s & Don’ts: Using Elapsed Durations for Team Schedules

Microsoft® Project expert 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: Proactive Scheduling Essentials with Microsoft Project – 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   Ultimately, the purpose of the project schedule is to enhance the chances of successful project delivery. To be useful then, a proactive schedule should always reflect…

Out-of-the-Box Approach to Simulate Resource Allocation

As a Resource Manager sooner or later you will face the need to simulate scenarios to anticipate resource assignments. Microsoft Project offers you a possibility to do that based on standard functionality. I guess this option is not very common, so I would like to share it with you. While for task management you could…

The Best Resource Workload Views in Microsoft Project 2010

One of the key ingredients to managing a successful project is to start off with a Microsoft Project plan that is complete and “optimized.” An “optimized” plan is a plan in which: Everything that is known is put into a plan that meets the overall project objectives, and The project delivers on the objectives of…

Certificate Series – Scheduling Essentials, Session 3

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 2 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Speaker: Larry Christofaro, EPM Solution Partners You’ve read the books, you’ve gone to class, and you’ve learned the techniques; but are you using the right approach to best manage a…

Certificate Series – Scheduling Essentials, 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 Speaker: Larry Christofaro, EPM Solution Partners You’ve read the books, you’ve gone to class, and you’ve learned the techniques; but are you using the right approach to best manage…

Certificate Series – Scheduling 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 Speaker: Larry Christofaro, EPM Solution Partners You’ve read the books, you’ve gone to class, and you’ve learned the techniques; but are you using the right approach to best manage…

Webinar India: Seven Basic Steps to Build Realistic Schedule

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:  You should be able to: Step 1: Enter Project Information Setup the start date /…

Ask the Experts: Combining Resources across Projects

Gary of Muscatine, IL asks: We have multiple schedulers who create their own schedules using a customized template. After the schedules are created, we would like to combine them so we can see the total demand for resources over all schedules and then produce a schedule for each resource. We’re also looking for resource leveling…

Certification Insider: Resource Overallocations

If you overload resources, your project finish date may look good, but it’s probably bogus. Assigning 20-hour work days doesn’t mean your team members will stay up that long and work that hard. The secret to success is to balance workloads so resources are busy, but not burning out. This month, you learn how to…

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