Learn how to build a budget resource in the Microsoft Project resource sheet and populate additional information for rollups and analysis. Budget resources use a budget flag attribute to designate and restrict where they can be applied in Microsoft Project.
- So since we've applied our current budget,…we've noticed that our resource list…is missing an additional budget type resource,…a subcontractor.…We want to add them into the resource list…as a new budgeted site resource.…So to do that, we're going to return…to our Resource Sheet by selecting the View ribbon,…and Resource Sheet.…And on the Resource Sheet, we'll go down to the bottom item…and add in a new Subcontractor Budget resource.…
We'll put them in the Cost Type of Labor,…and we'll modify that Budget flag to a Yes,…since they're going to be a budget resource.…And of course, we'll put them in a new group called Sub.…Now, all budgeted resources exist in our project file,…so we'll be all set with this now as we move forward,…and we can close our Assign Resources dialog box.…
Now, creating a new Subcontractor Budget resource…does require that Budget flag,…so that we'll able to assign them…to our line zero of the project file.…
Note: This course was designed in collaboration with author Bonnie Biafore.
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- Setting up budget resource costs
- Setting up rate tables
- Creating budget resources
- Entering values for budget cost and work and expense resources
- Comparing costs to budget values
- Reviewing costs
- Managing and reducing project costs
- Adding actual costs