Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this short course, you should be able to:

  1. Use project management terminology and understand its basic principles.
  2. Develop a project plan incorporating tasks.
  3. Create and assign project resources.
  4. Resolve over-allocated project resources.
  5. Display and edit projects in various views.
  6. Update project progress.
  7. Manage and report project costs and progress.
  8. Accrue 14 PDU’s towards retaining PMP credential.

MS Project course topics:

  • Creating a project plan
  • Managing and configuring tasks in Project
  • Understanding and managing resources
  • Integrating data with other Microsoft applications
  • Tracking costs
  • Viewing project information visually

 

Day 1:

Lesson 1: Starting a Project:

  • Project Management 101
  • Navigate and Customize the Project 2013 Interface
  • Add Tasks to a Project
  • Add Resources to a Project
  • Save a Project

Lesson 2: Working with Project Calendars:

  • Manage Project Time Frames
  • Change Working Time

Lesson 3: Working with Project Tasks:

  • Manage Project Tasks
  • Add Summary Tasks and Milestones

Day 2:

Lesson 4: Working with Project Resources:

  • Manage Project Resources
  • Allocate and Level Work Resources

Lesson 5: Delivering a Project Plan:

  • Print Project Views
  • Share Projects
  • Export Projects

Ms Project Part 2

Lesson 1: Managing the Project Environment:

  • Link Projects
  • Baseline a Project
  • Work with Custom Fields

Day 3:

Lesson 2: Managing Task Structures:

  • Change a Task List
  • Create a Network Diagram
  • Manage the Critical Path
  • Use Lag and Lead
  • Analyze Earned Value

Lesson 3: Generating Project Views:

  • Use View Commands
  • Use Existing Views
  • Create Custom Views
  • Format and Share the Timeline View

Lesson 4: Producing Project Reports:

  • Use Existing Reports
  • Create Custom Reports
  • Export Visual Reports

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