Join Bonnie Biafore for an in-depth discussion in this video Viewing project schedule status, part of Microsoft Project 2010 Essential Training.
- Reviewing project status on a regular basis…is the best way to get early warning of brewing problems.…A high -level view is a good place to start.…The Project Summary Task which is shown here…is a great way to look at a high-level view.…If you don't see this, go to the Format tab…and turn on the Project Summary Task checkbox…in the Show/Hide section.…You'll notice the Task ID is zero.…This is something that Project adds.…You can't add it, but it's a great way…to summarize your project.…
I have the Summary Table applied here,…so with a really quick scan I can see…the total duration, start and finish,…percent complete, cost, and work…for the entire project.…If I wanna see dates, I can go up to the…Select All Cells box, right-click it,…and choose Variance.…Then to see more of the table,…I'm gonna drag this vertical divider…over to the right, and now I can see…that the finished variance for the entire project…is less than six days.…
We're early in the project, but still,…that's looking pretty good.…On the other hand, if you wanna see cost,…
- 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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