Tracking Projects in Project 2013 for Windows

Project 2013 (Windows)    |    Intermediate
  • 9 videos | 48m 35s
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To finish a project on time, you must track its progress. Discover how to use the timeline to track a project, schedule tasks, create subprojects, add a milestone and a baseline, and work with calendars.


  • Following your progress
    Adding a milestone
    Following critical tasks
    Adding a baseline to your project
    Rescheduling your project
  • Inserting subprojects
    Using the timeline
    Changing your scheduling settings
    Modifying your calendars


  • 5m 18s
    Using Project 2013, you can keep up on how your projects are progressing. We'll see how to edit this information within your chart or table, and we'll look at how to inactivate a task that has been removed from your project for the time being. FREE ACCESS
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    If you'd like to highlight the objectives of your project, you can add milestones. Together we'll see how to add these milestones in Project 2013 and how to change the dates and the duration, if necessary. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Following critical tasks in Project 2013 for Windows
    Once you've verified the progression of your project, it's easier to identify the most critical tasks. We'll see how to highlight late tasks as well as critical tasks within your chart. We'll also look at how to adjust your settings for how critical tasks are calculated in Project 2013. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Adding a baseline to your project in Project 2013 for Windows
    4m 53s
    Before you start your project, it's a good idea to add a baseline. This allows you to compare the actual progression of the project to what you had originally planned. We'll see how to set one or more baselines, how to update your project, and where to display the slippage. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Rescheduling your project in Project 2013 for Windows
    5m 4s
    With automatic recalculations in Project 2013, it's easier to reschedule your project or an individual task and to see the effect of these changes on the entire project. Together we'll look at how to change individual dates, manually recalculate your project as needed, or change your status date to monitor your current progress. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Inserting subprojects in Project 2013 for Windows
    4m 19s
    If you are juggling multiple projects, we'll see how to use the subprojects function to group all your work together into a single file. This video tutorial will show you how to incorporate other project files into a single document. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Using the timeline in Project 2013 for Windows
    5m 48s
    The timeline offers a clear and concise overview of your project. You can also adjust the level of detail that appears in the timeline, including adding and removing task information. Together we'll see how to change your timeline's display settings. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Changing your scheduling settings in Project 2013 for Windows
    5m 1s
    The default settings in Project 2013 can be modified to make project planning as intuitive as possible for you. For example, you can change the default start date for a project, automatically incorporate scheduling changes, or modify the display options. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Modifying your calendars in Project 2013 for Windows
    8m 51s
    With Project 2013 you can manage multiple calendars. For example, you can change the working hours in the standard calendar, or you can add company vacation to help you better estimate the dates of your projects. You can also create a new calendar with specific parameters. FREE ACCESS


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