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Microsoft Project Work Breakdown Structure

In project management, a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) is a method for analysing a project’s activities. Many organizations apply a WBS numbering standard to define projects, because it’s an important planning tool that serves as a basis for project scheduling, reporting, staffing, and budgeting. It can also help establish clear project goals. Microsoft Project Work[…]

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A Project Planning and Management Road Map

A Project Planning and Management Road Map Building the right plan and managing projects effectively can be very challenging. At Eident Training we can help you understand key project management principles which are crucial for Microsoft Project, building a Project Planning and Management Road Map. Each link below goes to an official Microsoft support page[…]

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PRINCE2 – a brief overview

An Introduction to PRINCE2 – PRINCE, which stands for PRojects IN Controlled Environments, is a project management method covering the organisation, management and control of projects.  PRINCE was first developed by the Central Computer and Telecommunications Agency (CCTA, now part of the Office of Government Commerce) in 1989 as a UK Government standard for IT[…]

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Microsoft Project Server

The concept that collaborative planning is vital to successful development is gaining momentum, causing a shift away from traditional, top-down hierarchies toward collaborative team structures and dynamic methodologies like Agile. Microsoft Project Server, the web-based companion to Microsoft Project, provides tools that support collaboration among teams and workgroups, using the accessibility and availability of information[…]

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Management Control in Microsoft Project

One of the prime reasons for using Microsoft Project is to track the start and end times of each task as they are completed to maintain control of the completion date. Management Control in Microsoft Project is about tracking the tasks on the Critical Path. Delays can accumulate because of the interdependence of the tasks.[…]

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Understanding Mircosoft Project’s Global Template

The Global Template When Microsoft Project is started it creates a new blank project file which, although it contains no Tasks or Resources, has all the standard Views, Tables and Calendars etc. This is all provided from Mircosoft Project’s Global Template, a file called Global.mpt. The first time a view, table, or similar element is[…]

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Training Course Discounts

At Eident we offer substantial discounts to multiple attendees booked on any of our standard public training courses.  For every additional attendee an organisation sends on one of our training courses in Glasgow or Edinburgh the percentage discount increases. Discounts from 25% to 85% apply for multiple bookings on the same course. For example, for[…]

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Project Planning with Microsoft Project

Microsoft Project is a great tool to help you to plan projects, manage and update project information, and communicate the status once the project is under way. Planning with Microsoft Project help provides a good structure to help ensure project success. Getting Started The details of the project Tasks and associated Resources are entered into[…]

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Plan for the New Year – Understanding Project Planning

Understanding Project Planning & Management At the heart of every project planning and management system is a scheduling algorithm. An algorithm is a mathematical or logical equation that solves a complex problem by breaking down the problem into simple steps. When scheduling resources and parameters are entered into it, the scheduling algorithm produces a project[…]