Before we do a deep dive in to how to become a Project Manager it is important to first understand some of the key aspects of Project Management. What is Project Management. Definition: As per PMI detention, A project is temporary in that it has a defined beginning and end in time, and therefore defined scope
Microsoft Project is a powerful tool if we set up and utilize the tool correctly. Here are the 5 best practices or tips that I follow when creating new project plans. 1. Set up Project start date Every project has a definite start and end date. So before creating any tasks for the project, go
Microsoft Project 2016 has many reports that are readily available to use. One of the very useful report according to me is the Late Report which shows all tasks that are running late. To access the Late Report, select Report tab from the main menu and select more reports. In the Side window for more
These are 5 very useful Keyboard shortcuts for MS Project that will help you in speed up your workflow. ALT + SHIFT + ARROW Key (Right Arrow for INDENT and Left Arrow for OUTDENT). F2 for Editing a task. CTRL + F2 to link selected tasks and CTRL + SHIFT + F2 to unlink selected
In this tutorial I will explain on how to create the “Graphical Indicators” which can be used to represent status of the project activities visually. Tutorial specificaly details on how to create graphical status indicators in Gantt Chart Microsoft Project. Graphical indicators are visual representation of the status of the tasks based on the percentage completion. Visual representation
In MS Project there is no default field available to calculate the Planned % complete or the Baseline % completed. In this tutorial I will explain how to create a customized field to capture planned % complete to compare it against the actual % complete. STEP 01: Calculate the duration in days. MS Project stores the
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