Presentation Style:  Tutor-led Classroom Training Course
Duration: 2 Day
Course Time: 09:30 - 16:30hrs
Course Location: Northampton
Cost: Public Courses: £480 +VAT per delegate (call for group discounts)
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What you will learn on this Microsoft Project Training Course

By the end of this course delegates will have gained skills in setting up a project plan; working with task dependencies, resources, updating actuals and printing a project plan. The course can also be taken as a 1 day course without the practical exercise sessions.

Course Content

Module One – Overview

Project Management Fundamentals, Microsoft Project Environment, Views, Tables.

Module Two – Creating a Project Plan

Create a New Plan, Setting Project Working Time, Project Information, Base Calendar, Summary Stages, Task Lists, Work Breakdown Structure, Automatic v Manual Scheduling, Constraints, Deadlines, Recurring Activities, Critical Path.

Module Three – Tasks, Milestones and Notes

Entering tasks, Subtasks, Summary Tasks, Milestones, Project Summary Task, Durations, Dependencies; Finish-to-start (fs), Startto-start (ss), Start-to-finish (sf), Leads, Lags, Task Table Types, Notes.

Module Four – Managing Resources in a Project Plan

Types, Calendars, Resource Tables, Availability, Costs, Assigning, Effort Driven Scheduling, Overallocations, Splitting Tasks.

Module Five – Using Views

Changing views, Gantt chart, Calendar, Network diagram, Task usage, Resource graph, Resource sheet, Resource usage, Split Views

Module Six – Project Tracking

Setting a Project Baseline, Updating Baseline, Entering Actuals, Viewing Progress in a Project Plan

Module Seven – Viewing and Reporting Project Information

Filter, Group and Highlight Project Information, Viewing Standard Reports in Microsoft Project.

Module Eight – Formatting and Printing

Formatting Text, Text Styles, Gantt Chart, Printing the Gantt Chart, Printing Views.

Who should take this course?

This course is designed for a person who has an understanding of Project Management concepts, who is responsible for creating and modifying project plans, and who needs a tool to manage these project plans.

Additional Information

  • Buffet lunch included and free parking (only for courses held at Paradise Training Centre, Northampton)
  • Joining instructions will be sent prior to attending the course