Microsoft Project: Basics
This training introduces you to a project managers perspective on Microsoft Project. This set of software tools supports the management of all projects across an organization (i.e. enterprise project management). The training includes real practice in managing a project: creating a Work Breakdown Structure, estimating tasks schedules & efforts, assigning resources to tasks, monitoring the budget & work using earned value management etc.
12 hours
Online
English
PM-031
Microsoft Project: Basics
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Duration
12 hours
Location
Online
Language
English
Code
PM-031
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Microsoft Project: Basics
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Duration
12 hours
Location
Online
Language
English
Code
PM-031
Schedule and prices
Training for 7-8 or more people? Customize trainings for your specific needs

Description

This training introduces you to a project managers perspective on Microsoft Project. This set of software tools supports the management of all projects across an organization (i.e. enterprise project management). The training includes real practice in managing a project: creating a Work Breakdown Structure, estimating tasks schedules & efforts, assigning resources to tasks, monitoring the budget & work using earned value management etc.
After completing the course, a certificate
is issued on the Luxoft Training form

Objectives

Participants are expected to demonstrate correct application of the basic features of MS Project and complete tasks independently.

Target Audience

Project Managers

Prerequisites

None

Roadmap

Start a new plan
  • Create a new plan and set its start date
  • Set nonworking days in the project calendar
  • Enter the plan title and other properties

Build a task list
  • Create tasks
  • Switch task scheduling from manual to automatic
  • Enter task durations and estimates
  • Enter milestone tasks
  • Create summary tasks to outline the plan
  • Link tasks to create dependencies
  • Check a plans duration and finish date
  • Document task information

Set up resources
  • Set up work resources
  • Enter the maximum capacity for work resources
  • Enter work resource pay rates
  • Adjust working time in a resource calendar
  • Set up cost resources
  • Document resources by using notes

Assign resources to tasks
  • Assign work resources to tasks
  • Control work when adding or removing resource assignments
  • Assign cost resources to tasks
  • Check the plan after assigning resources

Format and share your plan
  • Customize a Gantt chart view
  • Add tasks to a Timeline view
  • Customize reports
  • Copy views and reports
  • Print views and reports

Track progress: Basic techniques
  • Understand progress tracking
  • Save a baseline of your plan
  • Track a plan as scheduled
  • Enter a tasks completion percentage
  • Enter actual values for tasks

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