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MS-Projects

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MS-Projects

[Under Our Professional-Plus Course Series]

This program is provided at Basic, Basic/Intermediate* and Advanced Levels [*Time&Cost-Saving Option]
Please see the Course Outlines
Also note the Prerequisites [Course Readiness Requirements – What Learners need to already know without struggle]

MS-Project is a powerful Project Management and Scheduling tool, designed to assist in developing a plan, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the time and budget, and analysing workloads.  This software is used in a variety of industries including construction, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, government, retail, financial services, health care, and more…

Also available: Project Fundamentals Workshop, which could be included in the Course.

  • Integration with Microsoft Office – share a familiar interface with other Microsoft products, such as MS-Excel, etc.
  • Prominence in the industry – regarded as an effective tool that every project manager should be familiar with.
  • Realistic Planning and Scheduling – charts allow for timeline visualization, the ability to link tasks or create sub tasks, and the ability to set baselines for tracking progress.
  • Assists decision making – a single data source with various integrated function categories; and variety of automated tools.

As MS-Project is providing the means to control resources, staff contributions, budget, time and progress of tasks, it is most suitable for those who need to organize and control such activities.

It is best suited for, but not limited to:  Construction Project Managers, Architects, and any Senior Personnel who deals with handling projects.

Course Outline: MS-Projects 2007/2010 /2013/2016

Prerequisites

Introduction to Microcomputers, Keyboard Skills, Ms-Word Basic, and Windows Basic/Intermediate or equivalent experience

Outline

– Introduction to Project Management
– What is a Project?
– Primary features of a Project
– Project Management
– Benefits of Project Management
– Project Life Cycle Phases
– Conceptual and Initial phase – feasibility study
– Design and Development Phase
– Project Implementation Phase
– Commissioning and hand over
– Practical application – Setting up your project
– Project schedule
– Project calendar
– Activity sequencing
– Critical path
– Project Resources
– Resource Constraints

– Getting Started with MS Projects
– Creating a New Project
– Set default options
– Introducing a GANTT chart

– Entering tasks
– Editing tasks
– Organising tasks
– Linking tasks
– To link tasks
– To unlink tasks
– To link non-continuous tasks
– To remove this link
– Changing task dependencies
– To establish a finish to finish dependency
– To establish a start to start dependency
– Understanding lag and lead times
– To specify lag times
– To specify lead times
– An alternative way to change task dependency
– Remove all links between tasks
– Re-link tasks

– Working with calendars
– Creating a Resource Pool
– Assigning Resources
– To assign Resources to these five tasks
– Remove all assigned Resources
– Level Resources

– Automatic levelling
– Manual levelling
– Checking your schedule
– Views – Tables and Charts
– Critical Path
– Slack time
– Finalising your project schedule
– Saving a baseline
– Review Shortcut menus

– Tracking progress of a project
– Reports
– Creating Headers and Footers

– Applying constraints
– Recurring tasks
– Customise GANTT chart
– Creating a custom table
– Creating a custom toolbar
– The organiser button

Download Basic Course Outline

Course Outline: MS-Projects 2007/2010 /2013/2016 Basic/Intermediate (i/ii)

Prerequisites

Full Computer Literacy Basic/Intermediate or at least Professional Knowledge/Skills off Introduction to Microcomputers, MS-Word Basic, Powerpoint & Windows 7 Basic/Intermediate

Outline

– Defining the project
– Activities and dependencies
– Project scheduling
– Project change control
– Financial issues
– Project performance
– Project management concepts
– The Project window
– Project files
– The Help window

– Creating and modifying a task list
– The Work Breakdown Structure
– Task links
– Task relationships
– Task options

– The base calculator
– Resources and calendars
– Project costs

– Working with views
– Working with tables

– Filters
– Groups
– Sorting tasks and resources

– Finalizing schedules
– Handling resource conflicts
– Sorting tasks and resources

Download Intermediate Course Outline