Project 2010

Overview

Work smarter, not harder. Microsoft Project is a feature rich tool that will help a project manager plan, track, and control a project and facilitate communication.

This Microsoft Project course follows a project management process of Initiation, Planning, Executing, Monitoring/Controlling and Closing.  The intent of this structure is to help make the correlation of how and when you use Microsoft Project in the various phases of a project's life.

We take a hands on approach to train you in effective use of Microsoft Project. Through practical demonstration and a project to work through, the course will help you build confidence and capability. After all, the user must know how to make the most of a tool in order to realize its true value.

Learning Outcomes

  • Master the preparatory activities require to create and configure a project.
  • Confidently execute and monitor project performance and identify where corrective actions is needed.  
  • Carry out the tasks required to close out your project.

Audience

  • From beginners to experienced users looking to brush up on VBA 
  • Accountants, bookkeeppers, teachers, salespeople, managers, graduates. The list just doesn't end with Excel.

Syllabus

Section 1: Orientation

  • Unit 1.1 - Introduction
  • Unit 1.2 - Course Structure

Section 2: Initiation

  • Unit 2.1 - Navigating Microsoft Project
  • Unit 2.2 - Defining Your Project
  • Unit 2.3 - Section 2: Plenary

Section 3: Planning

  • Unit 3.1 - Creating a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Unit 3.2 - Milestones
  • Unit 3.3 - Task Duration
  • Unit 3.4 - Task Dependencies
  • Unit 3.5 - Assigning Resources
  • Unit 3.6 - Section 3: Plenary

Section 4: Executing

  • Unit 4.1 - Project Baseline
  • Unit 4.2 - Updating Progress
  • Unit 4.3 - Section 4: Plenary

Section 5: Monitoring and Controlling

  • Unit 5.1 - Project Variances
  • Unit 5.2 - Reports
  • Unit 5.3 - Section 5: Plenary 

Section 6: Closing

  • Unit 6.1 - Closing the Project
  • Unit 6.2 - Section 6: Plenary

Duration

7.5 Hours