How to Change 5 Day Workweek to 7 Day Workweek calendar but keep Project Finish Date unchanged in Primavera P6

After 3 months of hard working, we finish a schedule with 5 Day Workweek calendar like picture:

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Then the Construction team said that “06-Mar-18 is the right Project finish date, but we’re talking about 7 Day Workweek, not 5 Day Workweek. Sorry pal, it must be a misunderstanding.”

What the he**?

Changing Activity calendar will change everything.

Normally, if we change calendar to 7 Day Workweek, all activity finish date will change like below picture:

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Now Project finish date is 25-Jan-18.

I will show you How to Change 5 Day Workweek to 7 Day Workweek but keep Project Finish Date unchanged. Continue reading “How to Change 5 Day Workweek to 7 Day Workweek calendar but keep Project Finish Date unchanged in Primavera P6”

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Change Hours/Day in Calendar but keep Activity Duration unchanged in Primavera P6

We make a schedule using 8 hours/day calendar.

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Now we want to change to 10 hours/day calendar.

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We can see the Activity Duration now change to 8 days and Project Completion date is now earlier.

How can we change Hours/day but keep duration unchanged?

I will show you how to do it. Continue reading “Change Hours/Day in Calendar but keep Activity Duration unchanged in Primavera P6”

How to edit Project calendar in Microsoft Project

By default when we create a new project in Microsoft Project it use 5 day work week. How about we want to use 6 day work week.

I will show you how to do it.

We have a simple project using default 5 days work week.

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We can see a task with 10 days duration start on 16-Sep and finish on 29-Sep.

Now we will change Project calendar from 5 days work-week to 6 days work-week. Continue reading “How to edit Project calendar in Microsoft Project”