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Duration 2 days


Overview

To enable delegates to plan and control a project successfully with the use of Microsoft Project software.

Pre-requisites

It is essential that delegates are familiar with the Windows environment

Objectives

On completion of this course, delegates will be able to create a project plan and monitor progress during the projects life cycle. They will also be able to communicate to others using professional reports and documentation.

Course Content

  • Fundamentals of Project Management
  • An Overview of the Planning Process
  • Linking Tasks 
  • Task Relationships 
  • Milestones
  • The Critical Path
  • Network Diagram View 
  • Constraints
  • Creating and using Calendars
  • Using the Outline Feature
  • Entering and Assigning Resources
  • Working with Project Costs
  • Resolving Time Restrictions and Resource Conflicts
  • Resource-Driven and Fixed-Duration Scheduling
  • Lead Time, Lag Time and Leveling
  • Generating Project Reports
  • Sorting and Filtering Project Data
  • Creating a Baseline Plan
  • Tracking Project Progress
  • Adjusting Schedules and Creating Interim Plans
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