Microsoft Project Training

Introduction Course

 

Overview

Objectives of this course are to give participants the skills necessary to schedule, chart and summarise tasks using MS Project.

It provides an overview of the role of MS Project in Project Management, and provides an understanding of how to apply the features of this powerful application in developing a project management plan.

   

This is best for

New users of Microsoft Project, those who have used the package a little and want to improve their skills, and those who have used it in the past and wish to refresh their skills.

   

Content

Project Management Overview

  • What is a Project? - definitions, concepts and terminology
  • Project Management and MS Project’s role
  • Introduction to the MS Project interface
  • Working with views and tables
       

Creating a Project

  • Setting project information
  • Determining the project calendar
  • Entering tasks, durations and milestones
  • Inserting, deleting, and moving tasks
  • Using summary tasks to group data
  • Manual vs. Auto scheduling
      

Establishing and Modifying Task Dependencies

  • Linking tasks
  • Changing link types
  • Working with lag and lead times
  • Managing multiple link dependencies
  • Using task notes

Working with Resources

  • Creating a resource pool
  • Assigning resources to tasks using sheet view
      

Printing Projects

  • Using print preview
  • Modifying print options

 

Learning outcomes

  • Understand MS Project role in assisting in managing a project
  • Create a Gantt Chart and assign a Calendar
  • Create and edit Tasks, Durations, and Predecessors
  • Create a Resource Pool and assign Work Resources
  • Format and Print a Gantt chart

    

Prerequisites

Experience with Spreadsheets and an understanding of Windows concepts essential. Project Management theoretical concepts highly recommended.

 

Duration

1 day

 

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Investment

$450 GST free per person

Includes:

  • Experienced facilitator
  • Interactive, practical and hands on learning
  • Comprehensive take-home training and reference manual
  • Post-course Help Desk support
  • Certificate of Attendance for participants
  • Morning & afternoon refreshments
  • Delicious cafe lunch
  • Post course follow up

 

Enjoy Real People, Real Conversations, Real Results 

 

Software versions

Available for 2010, 2013, 2016 & 365

 

Further development

MS Project Intermediate


  

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When

28 November 2018 (One day)
7 December 2018 (One day)
17 December 2018 (One day)
23 January 2019 (One day)
12 February 2019 (One day)
25 February 2019 (One day)
6 March 2019 (One day)
26 March 2019 (One day)
3 April 2019 (One day)