Generating Risk Adjusted Margins

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KerryMiller
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Generating Risk Adjusted Margins

Post by KerryMiller » Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:36 pm

We have been asked to calculate schedule margin activities based on p80. How do can I calculate this in RiskyProject?
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Re: Generating Risk Adjusted Margins

Post by Intaver Support » Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:44 pm

1. Set the High Results the simulations to p80 in the Project Options > Calculation tab.
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2. Run the simulation.
3. In the Reports > Simulation Results view, hide all of the columns with the exception of the Task Name, Base Duration (Duration Base – cur schedule), and Duration High.
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4. From the File menu, click Export > Microsoft Excel
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5. You are prompted to confirm the Export with some customization if required.
6. Click OK and the data will open as an Excel spreadsheet.
7. Add a additional column to the left Margin and using the Find and Replace remove the word “days” from all the cells (otherwise calculations will not work)
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8. The calculated margin is the difference between the Base duration of the deterministic schedule and the High Results. Create a formula that subtracts the Base duration from the High Duration in the Margin cells “=D2-C2”

9. Copy the formula down the Margin column. You now have values for all the activities in the schedule.
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