Learn how to insert a project that has already been selected into the portfolio list.
- [Narrator] Projects that you've scheduled…or already started are a part…of your portfolio and decisions.…You can insert existing project schedules…as sub-projects into the portfolio file…and fill in the criteria fields…like you do for proposed projects.…That way you can compare projects already underway…with proposed projects.…To insert a project schedule as a sub-project…let's head to the first blank Task row…in our selection dashboard view.…
I'm going to click the Task Name cell…for that first blank cell.…Then I'm going to head over to the Project tab.…The very left side of the ribbon…in the Insert section, click Sub-Project.…That opens up the Insert Project dialogue box.…What I do here is navigate to the folder…that has my file and then I click the file name.…In this case it's 0302_existing.…And at the bottom right, click Insert.…
That inserts the file as a sub-project.…You can always tell sub-projects…because there's a project icon in the Indicators column.…And if you point at that icon, it'll tell you…where the file lives.…
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- Recall how to define custom fields to create a risk score for a project.
- Explain the advantages of using generic resources.
- Recognize the steps to take to determine resource availability for a project.
- Explain how to view a schedule based on project priority.
- Identify the importance of changing a project portfolio’s status from Active to Complete.
- Determine how to create a report that shows active and backlog projects.