Microsoft Project Level 1 and 2

Microsoft Project Level 1 and 2

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On Sale Oct 14 at 12:00 AM

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This course covers management practices and methodologies and an in-depth knowledge of MS Project functionality.

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1 - PROJECT MANAGEMENT OVERVIEW

Concepts of project management and scheduling

The project lifecycle and phases

Fundamental importance of defining – and agreeing – project scope

Developing a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) to define project scope

4 steps to create a schedule based on the WBS

Understanding task dependencies

Understanding the concept of the project baseline

2 - DEVELOPING A PROJECT SCHEDULE

Setting the ‘Scheduling Mode’

Creating Tasks, Recurring Tasks (e.g. progress or review meetings) and Milestones

Defining task Dependencies

Applying Lag and Lead Time

Working with the Critical Path

3 - MANAGING TASKS IN THE SCHEDULE

Add Notes and attach project documents to tasks

Setting and removing task Constraints and Deadlines

Applying the ‘Task Path’ feature to view dependencies

4 - WORKING WITH RESOURCES

Creating a Resource Pool

Working with Resource Calendars

Creating Team/Group Calendars

Understanding Effort Driven and Non-Effort Driven scheduling

Assigning Resources to tasks

Working with Project Costs

5 - MANAGING PROJECT INFORMATION

Applying Field, Tables and Views

Applying Filters and Groups

Creating custom Fields, Tables and Views (Drop-down menus, Traffic Light reports, Flag Fields)

Using the ‘Organiser’ feature for customised elements

6 - COMMUNICATING PROJECT INFORMATION

Applying formats to Views and Tables

Using the ‘Copy Picture’ command

Create and Print Project Reports

Exporting to Excel

7 - MANAGING RESOURCES

Finding Resource Overallocations

Resolving Overallocations (reassigning, splitting tasks, utilising float, changing work contours)

Applying Resource Levelling features

8 - TRACKING PROGRESS

Setting the Project Baseline

Applying the Tracking Gantt and Tracking Table

Using the ‘Mark on Track’ and ‘Update Tasks’ features

Working with Dashboards and Burndown Reports

9 - PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT

Methods to consolidate multiple Project Files

Resource sharing - setting up a Master Resource Pool

Creating and managing Master Project Files

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