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  • How to Maximize Microsoft Project

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    Leverage the Power of Microsoft Project Across Your Projects

    Discover how experienced Project Manager uses Microsoft Project to maximize its potential!!

    Brett Anderson Director of SuccessfulProjects.com.au reveals how he helped a builder with 6 construction projects on the go - to Plan and Track his projects using Microsoft Project

    Welcome
    Hi I'm Brett Anderson and I'm here to
    show you how to plan your projects
    quickly and effectively so you can control your
    projects with less effort
    and less stress even when there
    are continual changes to your project

    what I'm going to show you is how to efficiently
    use Microsoft Project to leverage your
    time on managing projects so you have less stress and higher
    productivity

    no matter what your project is what
    size is, if you plan effectively and track your
    progress accurately then you have a lot more
    control and ease with running your project

    I recently work with the construction company
    who had six large building projects on the go I
    was called in because the boss was unsure the finish dates for
    the project

    And there were continual clashes and
    delays between the projects
    due to them wanting the same resources at
    the same time

    He had site supervisors
    who listed different jobs for each of the projects
    in an Excel spreadsheet
    But the process and the order to complete
    the projects were mapped out
    in their heads The problem was that no one was sure
    about how the project was progressing to
    the contract finish date

    There was always work being done on site
    but some things couldn't get done because
    parts and materials hadn't arrive
    or the trades were waiting on other
    trades to finish before they could start their jobs
    It soon became clear that there was a lack of certainty around the
    actual finished date compared to the contracted finish dates

    Their clients will want to know
    when their house was going to be completed
    The Boss wanted to know
    when his supervises will be available for
    the next project
    and the supervisors just wanted a better way
    to run their projects

    The fundamental problem was
    there wasn't a detailed plan for each project
    and they weren't
    all drawing from a combined resource pool
    so the boss could not see
    the requirements for his resources across all
    his business

    We work with this client to quickly and
    effectively develop project plans
    for each project and to develop the resource
    pool to give the most certainty around finish
    dates for these projects

    To identify the issues that were
    actually being encountered by the site
    supervisors on site and put in place
    plans to mitigate
    the issues By preparing the detailed plans

    The boss wasn't able to reliably advise his clients
    when the project will be finished and he was able to
    analyze the upcoming availability of
    these core team and set about winning more business

    What you have from my training is the ability to plan your
    project effectively. You'll see clearly map of how you can
    run your projectyou'll see how long the project takes
    and how much the project costs

    Also who does what and when so when are your team required

    And what are they doing so you can manage
    your team effectively and look ahead at the
    upcoming work

    You'll be able to communicate your plan
    clearly to your team members and align them with
    the project requirements

    When we plan we are planning the future
    and some things may change
    Tasks might take longer
    or they may get delayed

    I'll show you how to track your progress
    and I'll show you what information to
    record You can then
    see the impact a change in your project
    and this will allow you
    to make informed decisions on how to
    catch up for lost time and bring your
    project back on track

    By following my methods you'll lead your project
    to success
    you will be proactive in your project
    rather than reactive
    you run your projects more efficiently
    you have the confidence to deliver your
    project on time
    and to budget

    So in all the years I've been training
    Microsoft Project people tell me
    building a project plan is difficult
    When you're building a plan

    you building a plan of the future and
    things will change

    I'll show you how to quickly and
    effectively update your project plan
    to keep it accurate and to keep your
    project on track




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