Managing Projects Using Microsoft Project

The overall aim of this course is to train participants on the use of MS Project software and enable them to discover all its features. Additionally, participants will be able to develop project plans and calendars, customize different charts, views and tables. The course also aims at training participants on different project related techniques such as resources assignments and leveling, tracking progress and consolidating project plans.

Awarding Body

London Institute of
Business & Technology

Duration

5 Days
25 Hours

Start Date

All Year Around

Study Mode

Classroom OR
Distance Learning

By the end of this programme, the participant will be able to:

  • Define projects and identify project constraints
  • Develop project files and calendars
  • Schedule tasks and entering recurring tasks
  • Produce resources and assign them to tasks
  • Identify critical path and apply resource leveling
  • Prepare baselines and track project progress
  • Design project status reports and customize charts
  • Create resource pools and consolidate project plans
  • Understanding projects
    • Project definition
    • Triple constraints
    • Project management processes
    • Project life cycle
  • Starting a new project
    • Create a project file
    • Setting project calendar
    • Entering and manipulating new tasks
    • Entering milestones
  • Scheduling tasks
    • Establishing tasks dependencies
    • Setting up task constraints
    • Entering recurring tasks
    • Splitting tasks
  • Managing resources
    • Adding and entering resource capacity
    • Resource calendar
    • Assigning work resources to tasks
    • Finding the right resources
    • Effort driven scheduling
  • Identifying critical path and resource allocation
    • Network diagram
    • Critical path analysis
    • Resource allocation
    • Resources leveling
  • Tracking progress
    • Saving project baseline
    • Tracking project as scheduled
    • Entering task completion percentage and actual values
    • Rescheduling incomplete work
    • Updating baseline
  • Organizing and formatting project details
    • Sorting and grouping project details
    • Filtering project details
    • Customizing tables, views and Gantt charts
    • Customizing and printing reports
    • Viewing and reporting project status
    • Spotlight report
  • Consolidating projects and resources
    • Creating resource pool
    • Linking projects to resource pool
    • Consolidating project plans
    • Creating dependencies between projects
    • Earned value calculations

Project schedulers, project planners, project coordinators, project managers, members of project office and anyone interested in project management. This course is worth 30 PDUs.

5-day training programme – 1,790 USD

How many students are there in a classroom?

It depends on how many would enroll per intake. Even if the number of students are just 1, we still continue with the training as planned. The maximum number of students we will have in a classroom is 10.

Can I request a date that is convenient for me?

Absolutely! We will arrange the training that is convenient for you. The training date is completely customizable.

Can I change the course content?

Yes, if the contents of the course needs to be changed, please let us know. We will communicate with you and get a course outline that works for you finalized.

Does it matter which industry I work at?

It really doesn’t. We take cases and discuss them to cover your industry. If you need the course to be customized and tailored to your industry, we can also do that. You’d have to let us know in advance by filling out the form below.

(The fees include coffee breaks, study materials and working lunches daily)

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