Project Scheduling

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Microsoft Project 2013 Tutorial - Scheduling 
In this video, discover the different factors that affect the schedules of various tasks and resources in Microsoft Project 2013.
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Project 2010: Introducing User-Controlled Scheduling
In Project 2010, we have introduced a new concept called "User-Controlled Scheduling". It’s a collection of features designed to make Project a more flexible planning and schedule management tool. The idea is that you, as the project manager, can have complete control over when a task should happen. If and when appropriate, you can leverage Project’s powerful scheduling engine to help forecast the date of a task based on various factors like dependencies, calendar, constraints, etc. But at any time, you have the flexibility to manually override Project’s automatic calculations.
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Modeling Tough Scheduling Problems with Project Management Software
Despite year-over-year growth in the use and capabilities of Project Management software, many common scheduling problems remain difficult to represent and manage using these tools. Software alone cannot address fundamentally tough problems, including: resource leveling, representing task dependencies — hard and soft, managing difficult-to-predict or quickly-changing work assignments, making schedules easy to maintain during project execution Solving these problems require analysis of a project’s objectives, constraints, risks, and opportunities. They require a thinking human being to guide scheduling software.
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Task Types: "fixed units" "fixed duration" "fixed work" - Don’t Get Frustrated!
When people stumble in their use of Microsoft Project, frequently the problem stems from a lack of understanding of how task types work. If you understand that, then Project can become the most powerful weapon in your project management arsenal. In this article I explain the basics of task types.
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Understanding Microsoft Project 'Calendars' ‘Working Time’, etc
These slides attempt to explain a rather complicated part of MS Project: setting up calendars, understanding how 'schedule options' influence duration, how to set up non-working days other than weekends using the Exceptions tab, etc.
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