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6 Tips for the Perfect Project Plan

Keeping projects on track can be extremely arduous for project managers, especially when it comes to constantly changing additions and requests. When project managers don’t implement the proper strategies and expectations with their clients, team, and senior management before starting the project, deadlines can crumble. For this reason, project managers should implement the following six…

Finish to Finish/Start to Start Dependencies with Lag

This tip explains Lag with Dependencies other than Finish to Start, like Finish to Finish and Start to Start, in Microsoft Project 2013. First we create a simple project: As you can see in the Predecessors field, Tasks 1 and 2 have a Finish To Finish (FF) relationship, and Tasks 3 and 4 have Start…

Webinar: Digging Deeper – Learning More about Using Task Mode and Task Dependencies

  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 third of the four-part “Digging Deeper” series of MPUG webinars, the “Learning More about Using Task Mode and Task Dependencies” presentation will help you to…

Webinar: We’re Diving Deep into Task Dependencies

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: Every project manager and scheduler wants to create dynamic project schedules that show an accurate, realistic model of their project. In order to do so, you must know the…

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…

Certification Insider: Arranging Tasks

For the 70-632 certification exam the difference between summary tasks and lowest-level tasks might be the most important task organization fact to remember. But learning the tricks of the task arrangement trade can help you pass the test — and save you tons of Microsoft Project wrangling over the years. Tasks without lower-level tasks hold…

Mid-Point Scheduling

Not every project schedule has a clear beginning with an obvious first task or milestone start date. For example, the following training event project model is driven by a task within its project task list. What precedes the training event may be logistical tasks that have a date related dependency with the start of the…

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