On March 7-8, 2018, PennDOT will provide training covering the importance of the fundamentals of scheduling and understanding the departments scheduling software, including Asta Powerproject, the Asta Web Portal, and Asta Project Comparison Tool.

The training will be held PennDOT District 8-0 Office in Harrisburg. Registration is now open and space is limited. For complete information visit PennDOT’s Technical Training Calendar.

The training will address the following to ensure participants will have working knowledge of the following upon completion of this course:

  • Fundamentals of scheduling
  • Predecessors
  • Successors
  • Lags/leads
  • Baselines
  • Logging into Asta Portal
  • How to download Asta schedules into PortalCheck in/ Check out schedules
  • Progress schedules in Portal and Powerproject
  • How to create views within Asta Powerproject
  • How to create filters within Asta Powerproject
  • How to sort activities within Asta Powerproject
  • How to create monitoring charts
  • Knowledge of Asta Powerproject files
  • Creating a schedule, via Portal or PowerProject
  • Importing P6, P3, Microsoft project files into Asta
  • How to create a baseline
  • How to reschedule branch
  • How to do input resource loaded schedules as well as interpret them
  • How to use the Asta Project Comparison Tool for analysis reasons
  • How to print a schedule within Asta Powerproject