Microsoft Project Tutorial: Build the Right MS Project WBS Levels

Better MS Project WBS

MS Project WBS: Learn how to build the right WBS structure A work breakdown structure (WBS) is the hierarchy of tasks in the project represented by a combination of numbers or letters. A WBS code identifies a task’s unique place in the project plan. The number of levels in the work breakdown structure can vary…

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Microsoft Project Tutorial: Create Custom Tables and Custom Views

Create Custom Tables and Views in MS Project

Microsoft Project Tutorial: Learn how to create Microsoft Project tables and custom views The number of views into Microsoft Project’s scheduling data can be overwhelming. The delivered views on the Microsoft Project view bar include the Gantt chart, resource usage, task usage, and resource graph views. When you combine these views with the entry, cost,…

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Microsoft Project Tutorial: Popular Views and Tables

Microsoft Project Tip - Task Usage View

How do project managers first learn how to use MS-Project or another project-scheduling tool? The answer depends on the project manager’s experience and an organization’s project management support and training. Some project managers have had formal training in project management tools such as MS-Project or Niku’s Workbench. Other project managers learn tool implementation through on-the-job…

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Microsoft Project Tutorial: How to Track Percent Complete

A typical team status meeting includes the project manager reviewing the work plan and asking team members to report on relevant task progress in the work plan. A typical response from team members is “The task is 90 percent complete,” or some variable percent. Project managers can make the mistake of assuming a status of…

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