In this video, John Riopel covers adding additional budget cost and budget work resources to tasks within the Microsoft Project schedule.
- We now have all our Resources,…our Budget Resources that is, entered in to line zero…of the project file.…Since we want to add in the budgets…for those appropriate resources,…we're going to go to the View ribbon…and then Resource Usage.…On the Resource Usage view,…we had already previously grouped our resources…by resource type,…so all our budgeted Cost resources are up at the top,…and our budget Work resources are on the bottom.…Now, depending on which type of resource…will be how we need to enter that information.…
So in our case, our team has told us…that we have a $5,000 Software Budget,…so we'll type that in at the task level.…We also have a $5,000 budget for hardware for our server.…In our Training Budget, they've given us $15,000,…so again, we'll enter that in on the task.…If you do need to expand the column out…because you're getting pound signs,…you can double-click on the column header…to the right of the name…and that will auto-expand the column.…
Now, our Cost resources have all been entered.…However, we still need to enter in…
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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