Join John Riopel for an in-depth discussion in this video Assigning overtime, part of Managing Time-Constrained Projects with Microsoft Project.
- You may want to implement overtime or a six-day work week…to add in additional duration savings.…To do this, we're going to go…to our Backfill foundation task, task ID number 12.…However, I would like to see that it runs over the weekend…because our team has told us…that they could particularly do that…and they might save some additional time.…So, I'm going to go to my View ribbon and select Timescale…and change this into days.…I'll scroll to task using the Task ribbon…and press Scroll to Task.…
Now, I can see that this particular task starts on a Friday…and finishes on a Monday, so I can see…that I have two weekend days that I might be able…to gain additional time for.…Now, this current task, I would like…to apply a six-day work week to that task,…so that we can actually get some work done…on Saturday instead.…So, I'm going to go to my Project ribbon,…select Change Working Time,…and I'm going to create a new calendar…for this particular task that I can apply.…
So, I'll press the Create New Calendar option.…And I'll name my calendar "Six Day".…
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- Managing auto-scheduled tasks
- Checking task links
- Adding lag and buffers
- Fixing an incomplete critical path
- Setting a baseline
- Using lead and lag times
- Fast-tracking and crashing tasks
- Adding resources
- Executing the schedule