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Microsoft Project : Introduction

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Two Day Course

Classroom Based


This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the essential functions and features of Microsoft Project.

You will learn the basic theories of Project Management, how to plan and schedule projects, assigning resources, costs and timescales and how to update and track all three during the duration of the project.

The course is run on a private company basis which allows you to work on a relevant company project if required.

You need no previous experience to attend this course.

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Course Outline

  • Basic project management techniques
    • The Planning Cycle
    • Change Management
    • Critical Path Analysis

    Basic Microsoft Project
    • Defining Preference settings
    • Using different project views
    • Using different tables

    Building the plan
    • Updating summary information
    • Working with calendars
    • Defining the structure
    • Defining work breakdown
    • Recording tasks
    • Estimating durations
    • Managing non-working time

    Adding task dependencies
    • Quick scheduling
    • Adding constraints
    • Creating task relationships
    • Using the Gantt Wizard
    • Showing the Critical path
    • Using PERT techniques
    • Using the Task Driver pane
  • Reporting and printing
    • Printing views
    • Using the Report Gallery

    Working with tables and views
    • Global views
    • Designing tables and views
    • Formatting
    • Using and defining filters

    Using resources
    • Creating a resource list
    • Assigning resources to tasks
    • Adding costs
    • Creating cost reports
    • Updating calendars
    • Viewing work hours

    Updating actual progress
    • Saving the baseline plans
    • Project tracking
    • Change highlighting
    • Reviewing the results

    Working with multiple projects

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