Microsoft Project Level 1: Introduction

This course is designed to teach project managers how to create, update and manage project schedules with Microsoft Project.

Retail Price: $875.00

Next Date: 02/24/2020

Course Days: 2

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Course Objectives
In this course, you will be able to construct basic project plans using Microsoft Project.
You will:

  • Identify project management concepts and navigate Microsoft Project Professional.
  • Create a new project plan.
  • Add tasks to a project.
  • Manage task relationships within a project.
  • Manage project resources.
  • Finalize a project plan.
  • Update a project plan.
  • Generate project views to manage a project.
  • Create project reports to share a project's status.
  • Reuse project plan information.
  • Work with multiple projects.

Target Student
This course is designed for a person with an understanding of project management concepts, as well as general desktop computer skills, and who will be responsible for creating and maintaining project plans. This course will give you the fundamental understanding of Microsoft Project necessary to construct basic project plans.

In addition, target students will be looking to acquire the advanced knowledge and skills needed to update a project plan in Microsoft Project during the execution, monitoring, and controlling phases of a project.

To ensure your success in this course, you should have basic knowledge and skills using the Microsoft® Windows® operating system—preferably the most current version. While you do not need to be an expert, some experience and competency with Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word and Excel®, will be useful. Finally, having a foundational knowledge of project management concepts will help prepare you for working with Microsoft Project.

Course Outline

Module 1: Getting Started
1.1-Navigating Project
1.2-Creating a new project
1.3-Managing Tasks
1.4-Understanding the WBS

Module 2: Shaping the Schedule
2.1-Linking and Unlinking tasks
2.2-Enabling the Critical Path
2.3-Working with task dependencies
2.4-Using lag and lead time

Module 3: Resources, Calendars and Costs
3.1-Managing Resources
3.2-Assigning resources to tasks
3.3-Using the cost budget resource
3.4-Working with Calendars
3.5-Managing Resource rates
3.6-Learn about fixed costs

Module 4: Task Type & Allocations
4.1-Task Type Settings
4.2-Working with Fixed Units
4.3-Working with Fixed Duration
4.4-Using Fixed Work
4.5-Variable resource assignments
4.6-Contour types
4.7-Manually adjust work assignments
4.8-Resolving Overallocations
4.10-Setting Deadlines

Module 5: Tracking Project Progress
5.2-Tracking Tasks
5.3-Managing Task Updates
5.4 Comparing Actual vs Baseline

Module 6: Managing Project Information & Reporting
6.1-Use filters and groups
6.2-Modifying the Gantt Chart
6.3- Customizing the Ribbon
6.4-Dashboard Reports
6.5-Visual Reports

Course Dates Course Times (EST) Delivery Mode GTR
2/24/2020 - 2/25/2020 10:00 AM - 4:45 PM Virtual gauranteed to run course date Enroll
3/12/2020 - 3/13/2020 10:00 AM - 4:45 PM Virtual gauranteed to run course date Enroll
3/23/2020 - 3/24/2020 10:00 AM - 4:45 PM Virtual gauranteed to run course date Enroll
4/9/2020 - 4/10/2020 10:00 AM - 4:45 PM Virtual gauranteed to run course date Enroll