So 400% would indicate, 4 individual people working full-time every workday. You can also enter overtime rates for work resources. Costs per use on the other hand are costs that do not vary with task.
Click View tab → Resource Views group → Click Resource Sheet Click the cell directly below Resource Name heading column Enter Resources as group, here we take an example of Engineers. Cost per use is a set fee used up to complete a task.
These names can be entered using the job type or by the work type, and the actual name can be changed later in the project.
To start off, be sure to capture all resources, whether they be people, material or cost, and enter the correct payment strategies for each. Since resources can also be delegated by groups of individuals, you can use the name of a group instead of calling the resource by a specific first name (ie: engineers) The MAX units’ field is set to 100% by default when you enter a resource.
Also note, that it is possible multiple people resources might be using one equipment resource, or one equipment might be accomplishing multiple tasks.
You can enter resource names according to your convenience. Max Units field represents the maximum capacity of a resource to work on assigned tasks.
If Susan is assigned to two projects of equal work, then her capacity for your project will be set to 50%. The costs are directly related to the scope of the project and to what work can be done to achieve the goals. User tip to save time: If there are many users that use the same pay rate and overtime rate, then you can set these amounts as the default data that will appear every time you enter a new resource.
When the resources are assigned the costs, you will be able to understand the total expected costs of the project, based on task durations entered. Standard rates for work and material resources can be entered. Total costs are assigned by multiplying the assigned task duration by the pay rates that are entered. Work Resource Setup overview: showing Resource Name, Type, Group, Max (capacity) Std Rate and Overtime Rate.
Individuals can be identified by name, by job title, by specific groups. To begin to set up a project, you will need to compile a list of those individuals that are assigned to the project.
You may have people that are not assigned yet, such as an electrician or plumber.