Microsoft Project Two Day Introduction

09/07/2017

Project Introduction (2 Days)

At the end of this training course you will be able to:

  • Identify the components of the Microsoft Project environment
  • Use views to work with a project plan
  • Create a new project plan
  • Create the project schedule
  • Manage resources in a project plan
  • Finalise a project plan
  • Track progress
  • View and report project plan information

Outline

Getting Started with Microsoft Project

  • The Role of Microsoft Project
  • Explore the Microsoft Project Environment
  • Display an Existing Project Plan in Different Views

Creating a Project Plan

  • Create a New Project Plan
  • Set Project Working Time
  • Project Information
  • Create Summary Stages
  • Edit the Task List
  • Define the Activity List
  • Create and Apply Task Calendars
  • Create the Work Breakdown Structure

Creating the Project Schedule

  • Understand Task Durations
  • Define Milestones
  • Work with Manual Scheduling and Finish Start Links
  • Automatic Scheduling and Finish Start links
  • Task Relationships – Types, Lag and Lead
  • Add Tasks to the Timeline
  • Identify the Critical Path
  • Work with Constraints and Deadlines
  • Add Recurring Activities
  • Add Notes to a Task
  • Reference Other Files in Tasks

Managing Resources in a Project Plan

  • Understand Resources Types
  • Work with Resource Calendars and Availability
  • Add Resource Costs
  • Assign Resources to Tasks
  • Effort Driven Scheduling
  • Resolve Resource Overallocation
  • Split Activities

Introduction to Project Tracking

  • Set a Project Baseline
  • Enter Actuals Against Tasks
  • View Progress Against a Baseline

Viewing and Reporting Project Detail

  • Filter and Group Project Data
  • Print Microsoft Project Views
  • Use Standard Reports in Microsoft Project
  • Print Standard Reports to XPS/PDF or output as Picture

Scheduled courses are held regularly in Glasgow & Edinburgh, on-site courses by arrangement across Scotland.

See our upcoming schedule for this course in Glasgow  or  Edinburgh