MS Project Guide

Microsoft Project guide on how to take basic steps in this project management tool. Explanation, tips, pictures, and alternative ways to work on projects.

Microsoft Project Tutorial: How to Set a Baseline in MS Project

Projects may take weeks, months, and even years. There is no ideal situation when a plan goes as it has been drafted. Any manager will be happy to avoid risks and project scope creep. Therefore, it is critical to have a clear initial picture of the plan. Baselines will help with that. What is a…

Andrew Stepanov
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December 4, 2018
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3 minutes
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Microsoft Project Tutorial: How to Open MS Project

The first questions you have when you start working in MS Project are how to open Microsoft Project files and how to open mpp files without MS Project. Luckily, both these questions have very clear answers. Moreover, these issues are very easy to solve. From this guide, you’ll learn how to open Microsoft Project files…

Andrew Stepanov
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December 4, 2018
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3 minutes
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Microsoft Project Tutorial: How to Show Critical Path in MS Project

By nature, projects consist of tasks. But not every task directly impacts on project duration or accomplishment. Some assignments are critical and any changes in them will influence all other tasks and the whole project. This is where we can speak about the critical path. What is the critical path? The chain of the linked…

Andrew Stepanov
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November 16, 2018
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3 minutes
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Microsoft Project Tutorial: How to Set Working Days in Microsoft Project

Resources are one of the most critical issues in project management. They are units that help managers and teams to properly allocate tasks, track time and workload, and complete projects in a timely manner. In this context, no one will be able to manage and control performance without calendars. Setting one common calendar for all…

Andrew Stepanov
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November 16, 2018
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6 minutes
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