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Introduction to Microsoft Project
Thu 7 September 2017, 09:30 – 16:30 BST
This course is designed for those with an understanding of project management concepts, responsible for creating and modifying project plans, and who needs a tool to manage these project plans. We train on Project 2010, with reference to 2013 and 2016 where they differ.
Microsoft Project is designed to help you plan any project, large or small. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
• Identify the basic features and components of the Microsoft Project environment.
• Create a new project plan file and enter project information.
• Manage tasks by organizing tasks and setting task relationships.
• Manage resources for a project.
• Finalise a project plan.
Project Management overview and introduction to the Project 2010 interface
New features and edition comparison
The new user interface with ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar
Using the new TimeLine feature
Introduction to Project Views
Exercise: Opening and viewing a project
Using the ‘Group By’ Feature
Using the ‘Highlight Feature
Viewing and changing the Project Information
Viewing the Network Diagram
Applying a filter
Introduction to Project Management
Understanding how MS Project helps you plan and adjust your projects
Planning the Project
Defining the Project
Completing the Project Definition
Completing the Project Plan
Where to begin with MS Project
Setting the project start date
Amending the Standard Calendar
Creating a New Base Calendar
Displaying a Specific Calendar on the Gantt Chart
Saving the New Project File
Ending a Project Session
Task Entry and Task Linking
Entering tasks, milestone and summary tasks
Inserting, deleting and moving tasks
Adding a recurring task
Adding a note to a task
Understanding the new Task Mode in Project 2010
Working with task durations and relationships
Using lag time and lead time
Exercise: Creating a new project
Creating constraints for tasks in Auto Schedule Mode
Resolving scheduling conflicts
Setting a deadline on a task
Resources and Resource Entry
Using the Resource Sheet to enter resources
Assigning and amending a resource calendar
Setting Resource Availability Dates
Understanding Resource Costs
Assigning resources to tasks using Auto Schedule Mode
Using Material Resources
Exercise: Assigning resources to tasks - Manual vs Auto Schedule Mode
Exercise: Using the Task Inspector and Team Planner to view and change assigned resources
Baselining your project
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What refreshments are served at the training?
Two free rounds of tea, coffee and biscuits are served on arrival and at mid-morning. There is also a sandwich and soup lunch served as part of the ticket cost.
Is there disabled access?
The venue is fully accessible. Please let us know in advance of any access requirements.
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What can/can't I bring to the event?
No need to bring equipment or laptop unless we specifically ask in the training descriptor. Pen and paper may be handy for notes.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
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What is the refund policy?
Civicos Training requires five working days' notice of cancellation. We will always attempt to place you on a later version of the same course, or transfer your booking to another course at no extra cost. However, if you cancel with less than the required notice, we do resrve the right to charge for the full cost of the course