Delay on Task in progress with MS PROJECT 2016


today I’m going to show you where is the difference between Task in progress and delay, with MS PROJECT 2016.

Let’s say that we have a simple Project with one single Task:


and that we have John as Resource:


and that we have John assigned to this Task:


Now, let’s say that John has worked on Monday (regularly), and I want to put that work in my Project like this:




I’ will get this:


Now, let’s say that John couldn’t work on Tuesday and Wednesday, because it was, for example, lack of electricity. The Task will be delayed. But ho to do it in MS PROJECT?

There are two easiest possibilities. First one is to split this Task like this:


So, I will choose Split Task button, and I will put cursor on Tuesday and I will mow the rest of the Task to Thursday, and I will get:


Second one is to move Task two working days ahead like this:




and I will get the same result as I’ve got when I split the Task.



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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