Boston – Best Practices in Project Scheduling

Burlington, Massachusetts | December 11th

Your Microsoft Account Team and Wicresoft cordially invites you to an interactive and hands-on Microsoft Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) Tips and Tricks session — a free opportunity for executives, project managers, and team members to bring their own devices and dive deeper into Microsoft Project.

This is a hands-on interactive Tips and Tricks session focused on implementing best scheduling practices with Microsoft Project. It is designed to provide you with insight into WhatHowWhen and Who to really make Microsoft Project work for you. Bring your laptop with Microsoft Project to participate in the exercises. You will build your skills and become more efficient and effective.

The morning session will focus on best practices for creating and working with a dynamic schedule to enable visibility to the true health of your project. The afternoon session will cover the various approaches to working with resources in Microsoft Project and discuss how and why to set baselines to track progress in your schedule.

Best Practices in Project Scheduling Agenda

  • Creating a Dynamic Schedule Structure
    • Setting Project Options
    • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
    • Creating Tasks
    • Linking Tasks
  • Understanding Microsoft Project Calculations
    • Intro to Critical Path Methodology
    • Start/Finish Date Constraints
    • Driving paths
    • Total Slack

Breakfast will be served at 9:00 am, Presentation will begin at 9:30 am.

Have additional time? Join us for our afternoon session as we discuss the Best Practices in Resource Management and Baselining.