Hand off work to someone else in Project Online

Hand off work to someone else in Project Online

There are a lot of reasons why you might reassign one of your tasks to someone else, for example:

  • Maybe you’re pulled into another, higher-priority project, and you need someone else to take on part of your existing workload.

  • Maybe another person on the team has more experience than you do with a certain aspect of the project, and your project manager asks you to transition your work to that person.

  • Or…maybe you’re just really good at delegating.

To assign a task to someone else:

  1. Click Tasks on the Quick Launch.

    Tasks view on the Quick Launch

  2. Click Tasks > Reassign.


  3. Find the task that you want to reassign in the Select New Resources grid, and choose a new team member in the Reassign To column.

    Reassign To

  4. Set a Start Date for the transition, and add Comments if you’d like.

    Start Date and Comments

  5. Click Submit to send the new assignment to the project manager.


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