This topic covers adding expense resources for managing planned work,and material and cost types for tasks within the project schedule. These resources expand on the resource allocation for estimating plan against budget analysis.
We finished entering the budget resources at line zero.…We now need to enter all of the expense resources…that correspond to those budget resources…into the following tasks in our project file.…We've noticed that in our list…we're missing an expense resource for our subcontractor,…so we're going to add that in.…So we'll type in "Subcontractor Expense"…and we'll leave the budget flag set to "No"…since this is not going to be a budget resource.…
We'll put them in at $100 per hour…and we'll put them in the "Labor" cost type.…Now we've also noticed that some additional columns…are missing that we have been populating on other resources.…So we'll add in those columns at this time…one of which is the Group column…and the other is a Generic flag.…Since this is a generic type resource…we want to flag that resource to "Yes"…and of course we want to add in our "Sub"…to put them in the Sub Group.…
Now you can see that that's added the little double head…next to those resources letting us know that…that's a Generic resource versus a Standard type resource.…
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