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Sequencing Strategies in Microsoft Project

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:  The project schedule is composed of many moving parts but sequencing is one of the primary driving variables. Sequencing decisions can extend or compress a schedule and so it is…

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…

Do’s and Don’ts: Creating Subprojects

Creating subprojects in Microsoft® Project is a simple mechanical process called consolidation. What isn’t simple is deciding whether or not to check the “Link to Project” checkbox setting in the final step of consolidation. The figure below shows the location of the checkbox. This article helps identify some initial considerations before creating subprojects. Is bi-directional…

Insights for Scheduling

Finish-to-Start Relationships The finish-to-start relationship states that one task must be completed before its successor task can begin. The network diagrams in this chapter all follow this simple assumption because it is the most common, but there are other types of relationships. Tasks with start-to-start (SS) relationships allow the successor task to begin when the…

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