Microsoft Project – Part 1

Planning Information

The duration of this course is 1 day.
Classes are priced from $395.00. See individual sessions for details.


Description

This course will familiarize you with the basic features and functions of Microsoft Project so that you can use it effectively and efficiently in a real-world environment. You will develop the critical knowledge and skills you need to create a project plan with Project during the planning phase. In other words, if your supervisor assigns you to lead a project, this course will enable you to draft a project plan and share it with your supervisor (and others) for review and approval.


At Completion

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.


Course Outline

1 - GETTING STARTED WITH MICROSOFT PROJECT

  • Topic A: Identify Project Management Concepts
  • Topic B: Navigate in the Microsoft Project Desktop Environment

2 - DEFINING A PROJECT

  • Topic A: Create a New Project Plan File
  • Topic B: Set Project Plan Options
  • Topic C: Assign a Project Calendar

3 - ADDING PROJECT TASKS

  • Topic A: Add Tasks to a Project Plan
  • Topic B: Enter Task Duration Estimates

4 - MANAGING TASKS

  • Topic A: Create a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Topic B: Define Task Relationships
  • Topic C: Schedule Tasks

5 - MANAGING PROJECT RESOURCES

  • Topic A: Add Resources to a Project
  • Topic B: Create a Resource Calendar
  • Topic C: Enter Costs for Resources
  • Topic D: Assign Resources to Tasks
  • Topic E: Resolve Resource Conflicts

6 - FINALIZING A PROJECT PLAN

  • Topic A: Optimize a Project Plan
  • Topic B: Set a Baseline
  • Topic C: Share a Project Plan

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