Join Bonnie Biafore for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding manual and auto scheduling, part of Microsoft Project 2010 Essential Training.
- [Voiceover] Project has two scheduling modes.…When you set the task mode to auto scheduled…the program automatically calculates…when the task should occur and how long it should take.…And that's almost always what you want,…but with manually scheduled mode…you can fill in whatever task information you have,…set the task start and finish dates…and a few other nifty tricks.…Let's start by looking at auto scheduled tasks.…We have 'identified requirements' and 'draft budget'.…
They're both auto scheduled,…and they're linked to each other.…Identify requirements starts on July 31st…and it has a duration of 25 days,…so project calculates the finish date to be September 3rd.…Because the two tasks are linked together…draft budget starts on September 4th…right after identify requirements finishes.…And then, it's 15 days of duration means that…it finishes on September 24th.…
And project does all those calculations for you.…Take a look at what happens if I change the…duration for identified requirements.…I'm gonna change it to 20 days,…
- Setting up projects and calendars
- Creating tasks and milestones
- Linking and timing tasks
- Setting up and assigning resources
- Understanding duration, work, and units
- Filtering and grouping items with views
- Adding tasks to a baseline
- Updating progress and costs
- Viewing project status
- Running reports
- Importing and exporting projects
Skill Level Beginner
1. Working with Project
2. Setting Up Project Files
3. Creating Tasks
4. Linking and Timing tasks
5. Creating Resources
6. Assigning Tasks to Resources
7. Working with Views
8. Fine-Tuning the Project Schedule
9. Tracking and Managing a Project
10. Viewing and Reporting Project Information
11. Sharing Projects
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