Search Activities

Modeling Work Schedules with Calendars in Microsoft Project

Description
Modeling realistic work schedules can be a challenge for project managers. This course, taught by an expert project manager, demonstrates best practices for modeling work schedules with calendars in Microsoft Project. Instructor Bonnie Biafore first digs into calendars, explaining how they apply to projects, tasks, and resources, and demonstrates how to set up a new default calendar for your organization in Project. She shows how to modify the standard workweek and create exceptions to suit your team. Next, Bonnie explains how to create shift calendars by setting work schedules for specific tasks and assigning schedules to resources. Then learn how to fine-tune project, task, and resource calendars, including biweekly schedules. Last, she covers working with multiple calendars, including copying and sharing custom calendars with all Project files and integrating multiple projects with different calendars into a single master Project file. Note: This course was designed in collaboration with John Riopel.
Activity ID
100020003284
Duration
2.00 Hours
Language
English
Activity Type
Course or Training
Customized Training
Yes
Provider
Lynda.com (LinkedIn Learning)
Provider Contact
Megan Russell
+1805 755-1880 (phone)
+1805 684-5900 (fax)
ldc-projectmanagement@linkedin.com
Website
http://www.linkedin.com/learning/
Professional Development Units
  • Technical
    0.00 PMI-ACP®
    0.00 PfMP®
    0.00 PMI-PBA®
    2.00 PMP®
    2.00 PgMP®
    2.00 PMI-SP®
    0.00 PMI-RMP®
  • Leadership
    0.00 PMI-ACP®
    0.00 PfMP®
    0.00 PMI-PBA®
    0.00 PMP®
    0.00 PgMP®
    0.00 PMI-SP®
    0.00 PMI-RMP®
  • Strategic & Business
    0.00 PMI-ACP®
    0.00 PfMP®
    0.00 PMI-PBA®
    0.00 PMP®
    0.00 PgMP®
    0.00 PMI-SP®
    0.00 PMI-RMP®
More Information about Lynda.com (LinkedIn Learning)

Activity Content

Audience Level
Intermediate
Learning Objectives
Demonstrate how to create shift calendars, schedule tasks, and assign schedules to resources.

Contact Information for this Activity

Contact Name
Megan Russell
E-mail Address
ldc-projectmanagement@linkedin.com
Phone
755-1880
Fax
684-5900

Locations, Dates and Times (1)