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Project Introduction

Duration:  1 day | Book this course
Cost: $320.00 + GST

Course Description

 

Students in this course will learn to create a basic project schedule with tasks and task relationships, edit and organise your project, assign resources to the tasks in your project, use Project views to get information about your project, format your project, and print views, calendars, and reports.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites
Familiarity with the Windows operating system is essential.

Who Should Take This Course
Professionals who want to learn the basics of Project

Course Objectives

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will have learned how to:

 

  1. Create a basic project schedule with tasks and task relationships.
  2. Edit and organize your project.
  3. Assign resources to the tasks in your project.
  4. Use Project views to get information about your project.
  5. Format your project.
  6. Print views, calendars, and reports.

Course Outline

 

Course Outline

 

Exploring the Project Interface

  • The Microsoft Project Work Environment
  • Working with Existing Files

Creating and Scheduling a New Project

  • Project Information
  • Change the Project Working Times
  • The Gantt Chart View
  • Saving Projects

Working With Tasks 

  • Task Durations
  • Task Information
  • Priorities
  • Changing Task Priority

Working with Task Dependencies 

  • Link tasks in the Gantt Chart view
  • Lead and Lag Time

Working with Resources 

  • Understanding the Resource Sheet View
  • Adding resources to your project
  • Adding Rates
  • Assigning Units
  • deciding how resources are paid using Accrue At

Assigning Resources 

  • Understanding Task Types
  • Assigning a Resource to a Task
  • Viewing Full Resource Details

Setting the Critical Path 

  • Highlighting the critical path
  • Showing only the critical path

Overallocations 

  • Resource Usage View
  • Resource Allocation View
  • Resource Allocation Graph

Enhancing Your Project

  • Changing the colour, shape, or pattern of Gantt bars
  • Changing the Gantt bars quickly using a style
  • Creating a new type of Gantt bar
  • Adding text to Gantt bars
  • Adding Specific Gantt bar
  • Changing the height of Gantt bars
  • Changing the appearance of link lines between Gantt bars

Printing Project Reports

  • Printing a basic report
  • Adding a header, footer, or legend to a view

 

Project Intermediate

Duration:  1 day | Book this course
Cost: $320.00 + GST

Course Description

This course will help students learn to sort and find tasks or resources in a project; use views, tables, details, groups, and filters to view project information; create and edit views, tables, and filters; shorten the critical path of your project and manage your project's resources; manage and view cost information; and track the completion of tasks in your project.

Prerequisites

 

Prerequisites
Participants should have completed the Project Introduction level or have equivalent experience.

Who Should Take This Course
Professionals using Project to manage tasks and projects

Course Objectives

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will have learned how to:

  1. Filter and group items
  2. Modify project views
  3. Use the Task Inspector
  4. Split and delaying items
  5. Make tasks inactive
  6. Update progress and costs
  7. View project status
  8. Run reports

Course Outline

 

Course Outline

Working with Views, Tables, Groups, and Filters

  • Choosing a different view
  • Choosing a different table in a view
  • Inserting and rearranging columns in a table
  • Sorting tasks, assignments, and resources
  • Grouping tasks, assignments, and resources
  • Filtering tasks, assignments, and resources
  • Modifying task bar styles, text, and layout
  • Modifying text styles and text formatting
  • Using the Timeline view to summarise a project

Modifying Schedules

  • Using the Task Inspector to handle scheduling issues
  • Splitting and delaying tasks and assignments
  • Adjusting a work contour
  • Levelling resources
  • Inactivating tasks

Tracking Projects and Managing Costs

  • Understanding baseline, scheduled, and actual values
  • Saving and clearing a baseline
  • Editing tasks and adding them to a baseline
  • Updating the schedule
  • Using overtime
  • Updating Costs
  • Making global progress updates to a project

Viewing and Sharing Project Information

  • Viewing project status
  • Looking for schedule and cost problems
  • Running a text-based report
  • Generating a visual report
  • Working with the Global Template
  • Importing and exporting information

Consolidating Project Plans

  • Understanding Master Projects
  • Inserting Subprojects
  • Unlinking a Subproject from the Master Project
  • Removing a Subproject
  • Creating Task Dependencies Between Projects