MS PROJECT course

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MS PROJECT course


About the course

What is MS PROJECT?

  • Microsoft Project is a project management software program developed by Microsoft.
  • It is designed to assist a project manager in developing a plan, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the budget, and analyzing workloads.
  • It provides information on tracking project progress and advanced task scheduling.
  • An outline on reporting, troubleshooting, and customizing views will be provided by the course.
  • You will also get information on sharing project information, resource pooling and consolidation, along with an update on new features in the Microsoft® Project 2016 application.
  • MS Project 2016 training enables the users to analyze and plan project resources, budgets, and schedules.

 

Who should attend?
  • People working in PMO
  • Managers who track projects
  • People working as Project Manager, Project Lead, Team Lead or Project Coordinator

 

Course outcomes

Benefit of MS PROJECT

Microsoft Project has some amazing features when it comes to planning and tracking a project which you can use to:

  • Manage your project
  • Project Timeline View
  • Reports – Out of the box and custom
  • Ability to manage Multiple Projects
  • Implement a Resource Pool
  • Use Traffic Light Indicators
  • Task Management with Team Task Report

 

Course Objectives

After the completion of Microsoft Project Course you should be able to:

  • Understand how to document the lessons learned and close projects
  • Understand how to define the initial settings in MS Project
  • Understand the importance of MS Project in following a structured approach to managing projects successfully
  • Prepare and use MS Project for planning, tracking and reporting on projects
  • Manage projects using the Microsoft Project 2016 application
  • Manage resources and assignments within a project
  • Track the project progress using various features
  • Create a task-based schedule for the project Share project information

 

Content & outlines

Lesson 1: MICROSOFT PROJECT, PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND YOU

  • Meet the Project Application
  • Meet the Project Family
  • New features in Project 2016

 Lesson 2: A GUIDED TOUR OF PROJECT

  • The Project interface: Finding your way around
  • The Backstage view: Managing files and settings
  • Reports: Seeing project status in new ways

Lesson 3: STARTING A NEW PLAN

  • Starting a new plan and setting its start date
  • Setting nonworking days in the project calendar

Lesson 4: BUILDING A TASK LIST

  • Entering Task Names, Durations
  • Creating summary tasks to outline the plan
  • Documenting tasks with notes and hyperlinks

Lesson 5: SETTING UP RESOURCES

  • Entering work resource names
  • Adjusting working time in a resource calendar
  • Documenting resources with notes

Lesson 6: ASSIGNING RESOURCES TO TASKS

  • Assigning work resources to tasks
  • Assigning cost resources to tasks

Lesson 7: FORMATTING AND SHARING YOUR PLAN

  • Customizing a Gantt Chart view
  • Customizing a Timeline view

Lesson 8: TRACKING PROGRESS

  • Saving a baseline of your plan
  • Tracking a plan through a specific date

Lesson 9: ADVANCE TASK SCHEDULING

  • See task relationships with Task Path
  • Adjusting task link relationships

Lesson 10: VIEWING AND REPORTING PROJECT STATUS

  • Identifying tasks that have slipped

Lesson 11: FINE-TUNING RESOURCE AND ASSIGNMENT DETAILS

  • Setting up resource availability to apply at different times
  • Entering multiple pay rates for a resource

Lesson 12: GETTING YOUR PROJECT BACK ON TRACK

  • Troubleshooting time and schedule cost and resource problems

Lesson 13: ORGANIZING PROJECT DETAILS

  • Sorting Project details
  • Grouping Project details

Lesson 14: TRACKING PROGRESS ON TASKS AND ASSIGNMENTS

  • Updating a baseline
  • Tracking actual and remaining values for tasks

Lesson 15: VIEWING AND REPORTING PROJECT STATUS

  • Identifying tasks that have slipped
  • Examining task costs

Lesson 16: APPLYING ADVANCED FORMATTING AND PRINTING

  • Formatting a Gantt chart view
  • Formatting a Timeline view

Lesson 17: ADVANCED REPORT FORMATTING

  • Formatting tables in a report
  • Formatting charts in a report

Lesson 18: CUSTOMIZING PROJECT

  • Sharing custom elements between plans
  • Recording macros

Lesson 19: SHARING INFORMATION WITH OTHER PROGRAMS

  • Copying Project data to other programs
  • Opening other file formats in Project

Lesson 20: CONSOLIDATING PROJECTS AND RESOURCES

  • Creating a resource pool
  • Viewing assignment details in a resource pool

 

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Notes:
  • Extra fees for international certificates
  • 5 % discount for advance booking
  • 10 % discounts for groups
  • Special offers for corporates & gov. entities
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