This course is designed for business owners, team members and project managers. Discover how to effectively plan, implement, and control projects using Microsoft Project. In this course you'll learn how to think through and organize your project details, plan a schedule, sequence tasks, produce a baseline, assign resources and costs, and revise your project plan. Particularly suited for current and past Project Management students who need to apply their knowledge in a specific work environment who wish to take their skills and practical application to the next level.
- Understand the concepts of project scheduling and management, the project lifecycle, triple constraints and explanation of terms.
- Understand Microsoft Project screen and default view (Gantt Chart)
- Define task relationships, specifying lead and lag time
- Save a project – definition of the project baseline
- Navigate through a project – editing tasks using task information, entering constraints, assigning notes, attaching documents and drawings to Tasks
- Understand the concept and development of a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
- Create summary tasks – outlining the project based on a WBS
- Create resource sheets, assigning resources: - use of standard and resource calendars, creating new/group calendars
- Creating a Project Plan File
- Creating a Work Breakdown Structure
- Creating and Assigning Resources
- Finalizing the Project Plan
Participants who want to learn to use Microsoft Project as a tool for planning, scheduling and tracking their projects - recommended for students studying project management as it is assumed that participants will have a basic understanding of Project Management process, tools and techniques.