MICROSOFT PROJECT INTRODUCTION

DURATION

2 Days

LOCATION

Exeter – Devon, Central London, Bristol or onsite at your premises.

COURSE BENEFITS

Project managers must work within tight schedules, manage resources across the organisation and deliver results on time and within budget. Microsoft Project is a powerful tool to help you break a project down into manageable parts, identify potential bottlenecks and keep your project on track. In this course, you learn how to solve typical project and business problems using the planning, controlling and reporting features of Microsoft Project.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Anyone who needs to use Microsoft Project to plan, manage or control a project. Familiarity with project management terminology such as tasks, resources and critical path is helpful.

SUBJECT AREAS (PLEASE NOTE, SUBJECT AREAS COVERED WILL DEPEND ON DELEGATES ABILITY AND TIME AVAILABLE)

INTRODUCING PROJECT

  • The Project Screen
  • Using the Ask a Question Box
  • Standard & Formatting Toolbar
  • Task Panes
  • Closing Microsoft Project
  • Opening an existing Microsoft Project
  • View Bar
  • Project Guide
  • Creating a new project
  • Using templates

SETTING UP A PROJECT

  • File Properties
  • Inputting Start and Finish Dates
  • Setting up a Project Calendar
  • Making a New Calendar
  • Applying a new Calendar
  • Saving a project
  • Setting Currency and Language

TASKS, NOTES & MILESTONES

  • Entering Tasks
  • Entering Subtasks
  • Entering Task Durations
  • Creating a Summary Task
  • Recurring Tasks
  • Task Notes
  • Milestones

MANIPULATING TASKS & CONSTRAINTS

  • Adding Constraints
  • Editing & deleting & moving Tasks

DEPENDENCIES

  • Finish-to-Start (FS) Dependencies
  • Start-to-Start (SS) Dependencies
  • Start-to-Finish (SF) Dependencies

RESOURCES

  • Creating a Resource List
  • Working Time
  • Rates
  • Resource Notes
  • Assigning Resources

VIEWS & SPLIT WINDOWS

  • Gantt Chart View
  • Calendar View
  • Network Diagram View
  • Task Usage View
  • Resource Graph View
  • Resource Sheet View
  • Resource Usage View
  • Splitting the Window

PRINTING & REPORTS

  • Print Preview & Page Setup
  • Print Dialog Box
  • Overview Reports
  • Current Activity Reports
  • Cost Reports
  • Assignments Reports
  • Workload Reports
  • Visual Reports

HELP DEMOS

  • Microsoft Project Help Demos

WHAT’S NEW IN PROJECT?

  • Multiple Level Undo
  • Task Drivers Pane
  • Change Highlighting
  • Visual Reports
  • Cost Resources
  • Office Assistant

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

Courseware and manual, certificate of achievement, refreshments and lunch are all included in this course.

To book

For more information or to book onto our Microsoft Project Introduction training course please contact us on 01392 824 022.

If there is a Microsoft course that is not listed on our site, that you are interested in attending then please let us know and we can arrange one to one training onsite with our Trainer.

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