How to add new tasks to the baseline?

How to add new tasks to the baseline?

How to add new tasks to the baseline? From time to time it may be necessary to add tasks to the project schedule after the baseline has been set. When these changes affect the agreed project schedule beyond the project’s tolerances, a new baseline should be set. When no new baseline needs to be set, you can decide to add these new tasks to the baseline. …

Why is MS Project limited in displaying the resource critical path?

When to use the Resource usage and Task usage views?

Resource Usage is one of the assignment views, just like the view Task Usage. These views are basically the same, as they show e.g. hours/remaining availability per day per assignment. [divider] [action_call text=”Microsoft Project Introduction Course” button_url=”https://members.ms-project-elearning.com/vsl-order-form” button_text=”Purchase Now for only 0.99 USD”] [divider] When to use the resource usage and the task usage views? Use these views if you need to deviate …

How to deal with % assignment on a task, effectiveness and absence?

How to deal with % assignment on a task, effectiveness and absence?

How to deal with % assignment on a task, effectiveness and absence? People are not 100% working effectively on a task due to: Illness Part-time days or vacation Toilet visits/smoking/social talk Problem solving Wandering off Project meetings Obligations to other projects Obligations to line organization Etc. [divider] [action_call text=”Microsoft Project Introduction Course” button_url=”https://members.ms-project-elearning.com/vsl-order-form” button_text=”Purchase Now for only 0.99 USD”] [divider] …

What is the difference between Max Units, Assignment units and Peak units?

What is the difference between Max Units, Assignment units and Peak units?

The difference between Max Units, Assignment units and Peak units? Units are not covered by a single field in MS Project. The following bullet points describe the meaning of the individual fields. Read them carefully because, for novice users, mixing up these fields is one of the main reasons MS Project gets its reputation for being unpredictable. Max units (resource field, …

How is the status date used for cost tracking?

How is the status date used for cost tracking?

The Status date The status date – what was it again? It is the date until which you have updated your schedule. Consider these situations: [divider] [action_call text=”Microsoft Project Introduction Course” button_url=”https://members.ms-project-elearning.com/vsl-order-form” button_text=”Purchase Now for only 0.99 USD”] [divider] Take a look In this situation, I have updated my schedule at the end of day 5 and I have stated to have my …

How to compare costs to your baseline?

How to compare costs to your baseline?

I just wanted to tell you how you could create an easy view for cost tracking. This view is one of my favorites so this one we also have included in the template we give you in our e-course. [divider] [action_call text=”Microsoft Project Introduction Course” button_url=”https://members.ms-project-elearning.com/vsl-order-form” button_text=”Purchase Now for only 0.99 USD”] [divider] With this custom view, that we call Cost …

How to determine when costs are 'actual'?

How to determine when costs are ‘actual’?

In the Resource Sheet you will find the column Accrue At. With this you can determine when the costs will appear as actuals in your cost reports. For work resources for instance, the obligation to pay the expenses accrues when hours are worked. In this case, you would select the default option, which is Prorated. [divider] [action_call text=”Microsoft Project Introduction Course” button_url=”https://members.ms-project-elearning.com/vsl-order-form” button_text=”Purchase Now for …

What are the ideal settings for the leveling options screen

What are the ideal settings for the leveling options screen

Next to the regular scheduling options (constraints, dependencies) and the leveling algorithm, it is important to discuss the resource leveling options. What are the ideal setting for the leveling options screen? [divider] [action_call text=”Microsoft Project Introduction Course” button_url=”https://members.ms-project-elearning.com/vsl-order-form” button_text=”Purchase Now for only 0.99 USD”] [divider] Resource Leveling options The resource leveling options can be found by clicking Resource tab > Leveling Options: …