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Advanced Tips for Resolving Resource Over/Underallocation

Event Description: Learn the advanced tips and tricks of how MVP’s and the Best Schedulers worldwide resolve resource under or overallocation with MS 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. Presenter Info: Tim Runcie, PMP, MCP, MCTS,…

Master Schedulers Best Practices

Event Description: Details coming soon… Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical category of the Talent Triangle. Presenter Info: Dan Friedrich

How to Be a Better Scheduling Analyst

Event Description: This webinar will cover the following topics: 1) Proper way to status 2) How to determine a quality schedule 3) Macros and filters for proper analysis 4) Analysis Template Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical category of the Talent Triangle….

What is a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)?

A work breakdown structure or WBS is a common term in project management. The concept is used each time a new project is designed — and is created before entering any data into a Microsoft Project file. Yet even though the WBS is an important construct to project managers, creating and using a WBS in…

India Chennai: Tips & Techniques to Master the Schedule

REGISTER NOW! *********This is a FREE Event********* **** NO SPOT REGISTRATIONS ALLOWED **** All attendees should bring any one identity proof without fail as mentioned below: Pan Card, Driving License, Passport, Aadhaar Card or Company ID Card Click Here For Location Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, you will have better understanding about…

Scheduling the Shortest Duration Possible

A user posed an interesting question recently in the Microsoft Project Standard and Professional TechCenter forum on the Internet. He asked how to assign resources to a task to generate the shortest Duration possible for the task using the following requirements: The task requires 100 hours of total work for all assigned resources. One resource…

Getting Earned Value Metrics from Microsoft Project

You may snicker to think that Microsoft Project can serve as a tool for producing earned value metrics. After all, there are highly complex, dedicated products that perform this job. In this article I won’t attempt to cover all the necessary aspects and nuances of using Project as an EV tool; but I will discuss…

The New Project: Link Tasks on a Dropdown Menu

Want to learn what’s new in Project 2016? Join author Sai Prasad as he explores updates to the latest versions of Microsoft Project in this MPUG webinar. Microsoft Project calculates the task start and task finish based on many factors: calendar, constraints, predecessors, resources, lags. (Tip: If you want to see the factors affecting the…

Microsoft Project Resource Leveling Series & “Cheat Sheet”

Participate in Daryl Deffler’s two-part webinar series on resource leveling, taking place October 25 and November 8, 2017.   Interested in more from MPUG? We provide online training for Microsoft® Project and Project Management including: Live training webinars with interactive Q&A Over 500 hours of on-demand training videos Earn the PMI® PDUs you need Personalized training transcript and…

When a Fixed Duration Task is Truly Not “Fixed Duration”

Oh, the misery! If you’ve ever used Fixed Duration tasks in your enterprise projects running in Microsoft Project Online or Project Server and your organization uses the Timesheet page in Project Web App (PWA) to track actual task progress, then no doubt you have experienced heartache and disappointment. Those Fixed Duration tasks don’t behave the…

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