Save the project out under a new file name using File | Save As from the main menu. Use the file name: “363” YOURNAMEV2.mpp

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Description

Application Development Project

 

Estimated cost - $100,000

Estimated duration – 20 weeks (US Holiday Calendar , 40 hrs weeks )

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Staff required:

 

  • Project Manager – Bill - $100/hour
  • Technical Manager  – Sue - $100/hour
  • Developer  – Drake - $50/hour
  • Business Analyst – John - $25/hour

 

Materials Required

Laptops – 4 @ $1000/- each

 

Project Processes:

  • Initiating
    • Project Charter/Kick Off Meeting      Hours: 2                      Staff: Bill
  • Planning (summary task)
    • WBS (week one)
      • Duration: 5 days         Hours: 8 each/day       Staff: John, Drake
  • Executing (summary task)
    • Design (week 2 ,3 and 4)
      • Duration: 15 days       Hours: 8 each /day      Staff: Sue, John, Drake
  • Design Document created - Milestone
    • Build App (Week 5 to 12)
      • Duration: 40 days       Hours: 8 each /day      Staff: Sue/Drake
  • App ready for testing - Milestone
    • Test App
      • Duration: Week 11 - 13          Hours: 8 each/day       Staff: John/Drake
    • Changes/Fixes after testing
      • Duration: Week 14 to 17        Hours: 8 each /day      Staff: Sue/Drake
  • App ready for testing V2 – Milestone
    • Test App
      • Duration: Week 18 - 19          Hours: 8 each/day       Staff: John/Drake
  • App ready for Go Live - Milestone

 

  • Monitor and Control
  • Closing

Exercise 1 – Create a project

 

  1. Create a project file
    1. Open Microsoft Project Professional 2019
    2. Save the new project file using the File | Save option on the main menu.
      Use the file name: “363” YOURNAME

  2. Enter project information
    1. Access the project information dialog box using Project | Project Information from the main menu.
    2. Set the start date to: Monday – Sep 16th, 2019
    3. Leave all other options as the defaults settings.
    4. Close the project information dialog box by selecting OK.

Exercise 2 – Entering tasks

 

  1. Open the project file using File | Open “363” YOURNAME.mpp

 

  1. Insert Tasks below

 

Project Processes:

  • Initiating
    • Project Charter/Kick Off Meeting      Hours: 2                      Staff: Bill
  • Planning (summary task)
    • WBS (week one)
      • Duration: 5 days         Hours: 8 each/day       Staff: John, Drake
  • Executing (summary task)
    • Design (week 2 ,3 and 4)
      • Duration: 15 days       Hours: 8 each /day      Staff: Sue, John, Drake
  • Design Document created - Milestone
    • Build App (Week 5 to 12)
      • Duration: 40 days       Hours: 8 each /day      Staff: Sue/Drake
  • App ready for testing - Milestone
    • Test App
      • Duration: Week 11 - 13          Hours: 8 each/day       Staff: John/Drake
    • Changes/Fixes after testing
      • Duration: Week 14 to 17        Hours: 8 each /day      Staff: Sue/Drake
  • App ready for testing V2 – Milestone
    • Test App
      • Duration: Week 18 - 19          Hours: 8 each/day       Staff: John/Drake
  • App ready for Go Live - Milestone

 

  • Monitor and Control
  • Closing



  1. Save the project out under a new file name using File | Save As from the main menu.  Use the file name: “363” YOURNAMEV2.mpp

  2. Close Microsoft Project Professional 2019

 

Exercise 3 – Setting constraints and durations

 

  1. Setting constraints
    1. Open the project file 363YOURNAMEV2.mpp
    2. Select task Design
    3. Double click on the task to open the Task Information dialog box
    4. Select the Advanced Tab
    5. Select the pull-down menu for Constraint type: select Start no earlier than.

(Hint : if this is greyed out, the task should be changed to auto – scheduled)

    1. Select the pull-down menu for Constraint date, from the calendar dialog select Sep 18th, 2019
    2. Click OK
    3. NOTE: an icon appears in the left most white column (the indicator column) showing that a constraint has been placed on this task.  Place your cursor over the icon and a tool tip will appear indicating the constraint.

  1. Setting durations
    1. NOTE: currently all tasks have question marks in the duration field indicating the current durations as estimates.
    2. NOTE: durations are entered for all NON-BOLD tasks, meaning we do not enter durations for Summary Tasks, Microsoft Project will automatically roll-up the sub-task values for each field.
    3. Select the duration field for each of the non-summary tasks
Save the file.  Use the file name: 363YOURNAMEV3

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