Introductory Level Course
- For users of Project who wish to use computerised project management techniques to improve their development, monitoring and reporting of projects.
- Please note that this course is for project managers who wish to use the application effectively, rather that just know what the commands do!
- Course Duration
- 2 Days
- None although, all delegates should be conversant with Windows and familiar with using a mouse.
- To understand project management fundamentals and how they are applied to MS Project
- To be able to plan the tasks and resources within a project
- To compare the project progress with the original plan
- To print and report on relevant project information
- To be able to create new filters, tables and views to 'control' the Project environment
- Project Management theory & terminology
- The project ‘triple constraint’
- Gantt Charts, Network Diagrams and Critical Path theory
- Understanding the Project screen
- Entering tasks and dependencies
- Using the Gantt and Network Diagram views
- Entering and assigning resources
- Duration versus work
- Using task types
- Saving your Project and saving in other file formats
- Outlining the Project
- The advantages of structured planning
- Resource Levelling
- Baselining your Project
- Feeding back actuals and tracking Project progress
- Printing views and producing reports
- Defining filters, tables and views
- Constraining tasks – setting up ‘deadlines’!
- Course review and close