Course Introduction

Microsoft Project is a suite for efficient project and portfolio management. Microsoft Project training course is directed for users who want to increase a strong awareness of the usage of Microsoft Project. During the training, the delegates will learn to create projects, track tasks and report results.

MS Project assists users set realistic goals for customers and project teams by managing budgets creating schedules and distributing resources. The delegates undertaking this course will master all the concepts of Microsoft Project in short period of time. They will learn about managing resources as well as cost in a project. This course enables them to track progress during project.

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Course Content

The course covers the following topics:

Module 1 – Getting Started with Microsoft Project

  • Introduction to Microsoft Project 
  • Explore the Microsoft Project Environment
  • Display an Existing Project Plan in different Views

Module 2 – Creating a Project Plan

  • Create a New Microsoft Project Plan
  • Setting Project Working Time
  • Project Information
  • Create Summary Stages or Phases
  • Editing the Task List
  • Defining the Activity List
  • Creating and Applying Task Calendars
  • Creating the Work Breakdown Structure

Module 3 – Creating the Project Schedule

  • Task Durations
  • Defining Milestones
  • Manual Scheduling and Finish to Start Relationships
  • Automatic Scheduling
  • Task Relationships
  • Adding Stages to the Timeline
  • Identifying the Critical Path
  • Working with Constraints and Deadlines
  • Recurring Activities
  • Add Notes to a Task
  • Referencing Other Files in Tasks

Module 4 – Managing Resources in a Project Plan

  • Resource Types
  • Working with Resource Calendars and Availability
  • Adding Resource Costs
  • Assigning Resources to Tasks
  • Effort Driven Scheduling
  • Resolve Resource Over allocation
  • Splitting Activities

Module 5 – Introduction to Project Tracking

  • Setting a Project Baseline
  • Entering Actuals
  • Viewing Progress in a Project Plan

Module 6 – Viewing and Reporting Project Detail

  • Filter, Group and Highlight Project Information
  • Printing Views
  • Using Standard Reports in Microsoft Project

Module 7: Introducing Constraints and Deadlines

  • What is a constraint?
  • Explain Deadline
  • How to add a constraint?
  • How to create a deadline?
  • How to schedule tasks?

Module 8 - Cost management

  • What is Project cost?
  • How to enter variable cost?
  • Daily Cost and Per Usage Cost Assignment
  • Assignment of Fixed and Material Cost
  • View Project Cost

Module 9 – An Overview of Reporting

  • What are Graphical Reports?
  • Report Data Manipulation and Filtration
  • Close a project
  • Creating and removing reports
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FAQs

What are the prerequisites for this course?

It is recommended that learners are consistent users of one or more Microsoft Packages, preferably Excel or Word.

What am I provided on the course?

The delegates will be provided with The Datrix courseware folder, Pre/Post Course Email Support and course completion certificate.

At what time I should reach at the venue?

As the training starts at 9 a.m so delegates are requested to come by 8.45 a.m at the venue.

How experienced are the instructors at Datrix?

The instructors at Datrix are certified and highly experienced.