Program Planning Fundamentals when using MS Project


This whitepaper provides practical advice to those wishing to plan, track and report on a Program of work using MS Project scheduling software. Much of the general advice is applicable to other tools, while the specifics are applicable to MS Project.

Covered in this paper are the need for standards, rolled up summary reporting, inter-project dependencies and resource management.

By Martin Vaughan

Martin Vaughan is a Senior Consultant and Managing Director of Core Consulting Group. He started his career in the late 1980s in Planning & Scheduling and has enjoyed advising, teaching and hands on provision of planning and scheduling services ever since. He has used and innovated with MS Project since it first came out in Windows, with the origin of many organisation’s MS Project templates and standards being attributable to him, in both stand alone and server environments.

Program planning fundamentals when using MS Project

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