PrintDURATION: 1 day
|TIME: 09:00 to 16:00 GMT|
Microsoft Project is a powerful scheduling tool used to support project teams on small, medium and large projects. The course is designed to give you confidence in setting up, managing, tracking and reporting your project schedule.
Planning, Scheduling, Monitoring and Control are comprehensive requirements for project managers using Microsoft Project. This course has been developed to be accessible to all levels – from student to senior project managers – it gives practical guidance on all planning aspects of preparing to undertake a project, executing a project, controlling its delivery to budget, time and quality, and delivering it safely. This is a structured but informal course with opportunities to ask questions relating to your projects.
This one day course is aimed at: project administrators, project co-ordinators, project planners, project managers, programme managers and pmo managers, or anyone else interested in managing dynamic schedules, tracking resources and monitoring costs.
Join this scheduled course at our training centre at Lancaster Court near Fareham, Portsmouth and Southampton.
Or, consider onsite training for groups: four delegates: £800 | six delegates: £900 | eight delegates: £1,000+VAT.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
Set up Options – Key options – Set up project calendar
Tasks – Insert and edit tasks
Enter task duration and associated work
Structuring Tasks – Link tasks using dependencies- Identify the critical path – Display task relationships – Lead and lag links – Edit and delete dependencies
Manage calendars – enter none working time and closure periods
Set up project milestones
Create the Gantt Chart – Manage the scheduled start/finish dates – Display and format the data – Show slack on non-critical tasks
Create the Resource Sheet [Resource Pool] – Name resources and assign costs
Set a Project Baseline – Identify resource over-allocation
Analyse and Track a Project – Enter actual work, cost and duration – Display planned vs. actual data – Use standard reports
React to changing conditions
Communicate with your project team and client
Integrate with Microsoft Excel to report costs and progress