Course Outline:   Microsoft Project

Duration:  2 days

Provider:  Aim Academy

This workshop is aimed at new or existing users who want to gain a clear understanding of the correct use of Microsoft Project


It is advisable that delegates are regular users of one or more Microsoft packages, ideally Excel and/or Word.

Attendance on this workshop will enable delegates to:
  • Understand the basics of Project Management methodology
  • Create realistic plans quickly and easily
  • Understand the Microsoft Project tools, i.e. Charts, Sheets & Views
  • Use Microsoft Project to identify project tasks & resources, determine task dependencies & constraints, and identify costs involved in the project
  • Output the information using the variety of reports available in Microsoft Project

The course will be delivered using demonstration and exercises.
• What is Project Management?
• Developing your Plan
• What is Microsoft Project
• Microsoft Project Tools
• Project Screen
• Start a Project
o Working with Calendars, Working Time
o Project Scheduling
• Saving the Project Information
• Working with the Schedule
o Entering & Editing Tasks
o Outlining the Project
o Task Dependencies,
o Date constraints
o Recurring Tasks, Splitting Tasks
o Critical Path
• Printing The Project
• Working with Reports
• Creating a Web Page
• Working with Views
• Designing Tables
• Working with Filters
• Resources
o Defining, Resources
o Assigning Resources
o Resource Scheduling
• Working with Costs
• Handling Resource Conflicts
• Resource Leveling
• Baseline the Project
• Tracking the Project
• Resource Pools
• Project Consolidation

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