€600

Microsoft Project Level 1 and 2

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22-24 Strand Street Great, Strand House

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

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Delegates will be able to create and manage project schedules during the course and reinforce attained skills through practical applications.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Delegates should be PC literate, i.e., familiar with PC’S/Laptops and have used a mouse and keyboard; be able to launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; manage files and folders and be comfortable using Microsoft Office applications such as MS Excel, MS Word etc.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

The purpose of this course is to provide delegates with the practical skills to build and manage project schedules. It is designed to provide techniques and tips that will help users of the software apply it as a powerful tool to develop competent and unambiguous schedules - while avoiding some of the traps associated with the incorrect application of scheduling features. Techniques learned will also facilitate communicating deliverables and milestones to project stakeholders.

COURSE OUTLINE

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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https://www.nhireland.ie/training-and-certifications/course-outline/id/1021084881/c/microsoft-project-bootcamp

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