0

Trying to make a Master Plan on MS Project.

Some sub-projects were inserted with no issues, but for other sub-projects both the work effort and Duration change. Is there a reason for this? If you see the images below, for instance the overall Work effort decreases from 225 to 182 and duration changes as well.

01. Project Plan 02. Project Plan inserted as sub-project.

EDIT: Added Critical Path images

Original Project plan enter image description here

If I try to change this in the inserted Sub-project, then the calculations are off. For instance if i put work to 3 days (resource at 80%), the duration comes as 4.62 rather than 3.75. Even if i put the resource at 100%, the work and duration still don't match.

Could someone please help me with this?

Link to Plan - https://1drv.ms/u/s!AgjIwYECazJVkUx7-SG8ek-7xq0b?e=C4PtzQ

  • Hi Michael Keitch, welcome! The link to the plan redirects to something that doesn't exist or isn't available atm. Also, I'm wouldn't download anything placed in an SO question... – Tiago Martins Peres Nov 19 '19 at 7:18
  • Hi. In that case, any advice on the best way to upload a MS Project Plan? – Michael Leitch Nov 19 '19 at 8:37
  • Michael, can you please check a critical path for both options? Is it the same? – Andrii H. Nov 19 '19 at 9:30
  • To upload where? – Tiago Martins Peres Nov 19 '19 at 10:42
  • Somewhere which allows me to link it to the Original post. – Michael Leitch Nov 19 '19 at 12:12

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.