How to change multiple Resources on Tasks in progress with MS PROJECT 2016?


today I will show you how to change multiple Resources when you have Tasks in progress with Microsoft Project 2016!

Firs I’m going to create brand new Project with two simple Tasks:


Now suppose that I have those Resources available for my Project:


I will assign John and Mary to the Task 1, and Mary to the Task 2:


Now I will put 50% Completed to both Tasks:


Now let’s suppose that both, john and Mary will not work on those Tasks, but Paula will step at Mary’s place, and Peter at John’s. How to change them for all Tasks?


and then:


When I change Mary with Paula (on the same way), I will get (in Task Usage View):


So you can see, Actual Work for the 50% of both Tasks is done by John and Mary, and remaining 50% of work is assigned to Peter and Paula.



About Nenad Trajkovski

Location: Zagreb, Croatia Occupation: Project Manager Interests: Project Management and MS PROJECT He was born in Zagreb, Croatia at 1963. After completing his college he started working on projects in different business areas (banking, manufacturing, automotive industry, distribution, oil companies, etc.) developing and implementing ERP systems into different companies. He has got a lot of experience working with people in different business processes and also possesses great knowledge in information technologies and financial services. Today he works as a business consultant, adn Project Manager in PERPETUUM MOBILE d.o.o. Zagreb. He is a regular lecturer for Project Management in MS Innovation Center in Varaždin, Logosoft Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina and SEAVUS GROUP in Skopje Macedonia. He was named the best lecturer of WINDAYS 2008 while his lecture was also voted as the best. In addition, he was in TOP 10 lecturers at the MS SINERGY 2009 and MS VISIA 2009, 2010. Shares first place as the best lecturer of KulenDays 2009 and 2010 and PMI Conference 2009 in Zagreb. He is also a regular lecturer in the MS Community. He is a Certified Accountant and a PMP (Project Manager Professional) and a PMI-RMP (Risk Manager Professional), MCP, MCT, and Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist - Microsoft Project 2010. From 01.01.2012 awarded with MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Proffesional - Microsoft Project)!
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