Webinar: Tips and Tricks for More Accurate Scheduling Using Microsoft Project

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Event Description:

Without an accurate project schedule, it is virtually impossible to manage a project effectively.  In this powerful, high-energy presentation, Dale Howard will show you numerous tips and tricks that project managers and schedulers can use for creating a more accurate project schedule using Microsoft Project. Some of the topics about which Dale will present tips and tricks will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Using Standard and Custom Calendars
  • Setting Nonworking Time for Project Team Members
  • Creating Waterfall Schedules using the Proper Task Dependencies
  • Overriding the Task Schedule Using Constraints and Task Calendars
  • Realistically Assigning Resources to Tasks



Dale Howard

Dale Howard is the Director of Education for Sensei Project Solutions. He is in his 14th year of serving as a Microsoft Project MVP (or Most Valuable Professional) and is currently one of only 64 Microsoft Project MVPs in the entire world. Dale is the co-author of 21 books on Microsoft Project, Project Server, and Project Online. He works out of his home in Wildwood, Missouri (a west suburb of St. Louis).

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Written by Dale Howard
Dale Howard is currently a Senior PPM Consultant with Arch Systems, Inc. His hair and beard have turned white because of using Microsoft's project management tools for more than 20 years. Dale started his career using Microsoft Project 4.0 for Windows 95 and began using Microsoft's PPM tools when they introduced Project Central in 2000. Dale is the co-author of 23 books in Microsoft Project, Project Server, and Project Online. He is currently one 0f 26 Microsoft Project MVPs in the entire world and one of only 4 Project MVPs in the United states.
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