Outline – Advanced! Microsoft® Project for Maintenance – a Two Day Seminar

This hands-on session is designed specifically for those who have used Microsoft® Project to manage a major shutdown. Go beyond the limits of the program to build templates and processes that will make your shutdown sing. The session is designed for projects as large as multi-million dollar petrochemical turnarounds to those as small as a single-minute die-exchange.
Scheduling
  • The Scheduling Engine - Review
  • Mid-project Rescheduling
Structuring the project to get good intelligence
  • Key date changes
  • Jobs in transition
  • Jobs Behind and Ahead of Schedule?
  • Task Delays and their Impact?
Collaborating with other Microsoft® Project users
  • 3 Rules to Ensure Reliable Data
Automating updates
  • Using Excel
  • Using SharePoint
  • Using Project Server
Earned value
  • Budgeting
  • Dealing with mid-project over-budget
Tips from the pros for enhanced productivity:
  • Large-scale Coordination
  • Customizing and Distributing Gantt Charts
  • Running meetings using Microsoft Project
  • Risk Management that You Can Use
  • Configuring Views to Make Your Life Easier
  • Automating Tasks with Macros
  • Managing Multi-month or On-going Projects