MS Project (2-day class)

Course Description: 

This 2-day Microsoft Project class is comprehensively designed to acquaint the learner to the fundamental concepts of using project management software. You will organize, schedule, manage and report on every aspect of your project from beginning to end while understanding calendars, tasks, resources and costs to balance the interactions among these items. Ultimately, when there are multiple projects at hand then additional concepts like master projects and shared resource pools can come into play. After this training, you will be ready to plan and track your projects better than ever!

Prerequisite: 
Windows or equivalent experience. Project Management experience and familiarity with terms such as Gantt chart, task organization, critical path, and resource management is helpful but not necessary.
Software Version: 
2016, 2013, 2010, 2007
Course Highlights: 

Day 1:

  • Introduction to MS Project
  • Project management concepts
  • Exploring the Project window
  • Working with project files
  • Using Help
  • Creating a task list
  • Modifying a task list
  • Creating a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Setting up task links
  • Working in Network Diagram view
  • Working with advanced task options
  • Creating base calendars
  • Working with resources and calendars
  • Working with resource costs
  • Working with views
  • Working with tables
  • Working with filters
  • Working with groups
  • Sorting tasks and resources
  • Finalizing schedules
  • Resolving resource conflicts

Day 2:

  • Managing a project
  • Updating the progress of tasks
  • Observing project progress
  • Analyzing the plan
  • Rescheduling tasks
  • Formatting a project file
  • Using drawing tools
  • Printing views and reports
  • Customizing reports
  • Visual reports
  • Creating custom views
  • Creating macros
  • Creating a toolbar and a menu
  • Creating a custom table
  • Consolidating and sharing projects
  • Sharing resources across projects
  • Communicating among a project team
  • Working with hyperlinks
  • Importing data
  • Exporting data
  • Copying data
Upcoming Classes: 
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 9:00am
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 9:00am
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 9:00am
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 9:00am
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 9:00am
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 9:00am
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 9:00am
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 9:00am
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 9:00am
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 9:00am
Two Full Days Class Only $450.00
Two full-days within the same month from 9am to 4pm. WE OFFER FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING, SO PLEASE REQUEST AN ALTERNATE CLASS DATE IF NEEDED!
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