Learn how to set up your project, enter tasks and assign resources (people, equipment, materials) to them. Enter costs and track your project as the work is undertaken. Manipulate and display calculated data in various views to analyze the planning and progress in order to successfully make decisions vital to your project. Communicate your progress and provide feedback to those with a stake in the project.

  • 6 hours will allow you to set up your project and look at the basics of tracking.
  • Even more Microsoft Project training course can take the total beginner beyond tracking to producing reports and analysing progress; a level where you can easily run your own project through to completion,

Tell me what you need, what topics, or mix and match topics - I will prepare a training syllabus just for you.

Project Planning and tracking (6 hours +)

  • Introduction to Microsoft Project
  • What does Microsoft Project do?
  • Starting a new project
  • Views - Gantt Chart View, Resource Chart View
  • Applying Properties and setting options
  • Base calendars and changing working time
  • Entering tasks and subtasks
  • Recurring tasks
  • Task types
  • Changing task types
  • Linking tasks
  • Dependency types
  • Setting lead and lag time
  • Milestones
  • People, Material and Equipment Resources
  • Entering resources
  • Assigning resources
  • Copying resources from Microsoft Excel/Word
  • Resource costs
  • Effort-Driven Scheduling
  • Overallocations
  • Constraints and deadlines
  • Critical Paths
  • Levelling and Contours
  • Saving a baseline
  • Tracking
  • Entering Actual
  • Viewing Progress

Closing your project/Additional topics (6 hours +)

  • Standard and custom reports
  • More Views - Calendar, table, cost, summary, critical
  • Zoom View
  • Formatting Gantt items
  • Formatting timescale
  • Formatting links
  • Customising Project
  • Hyperlinks
  • Inserting Notes
  • Headers and Footers
  • Printing
  • Filtering, sorting and Grouping
  • Network Diagram View
  • Contours
  • WBS Codes
  • Workspace
  • Resource Pools
  • Publishing the Gantt Chart
  • Publish in HTML
  • Consolidating projects/cross project linking
  • Importing tasks and resources from other programmes
  • Exporting to Microsoft Excel
  • Analysing data in Microsoft Excel
  • Global Templates
  • More Calendar settings
  • Drawing
  • Macros
  • Adding graphics and Pictures
  • Publishing your report

Please ask for a detailed Microsoft Project Course Content Sheet to select what you would like to learn.

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