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Microsoft Project Introduction Training Course

Microsoft Project Introduction

2 Day Training Course

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Venue – Brisbane

Odyssey Training
Level 1, 60 Edward St
Brisbane QLD 4000
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Times and Dates

26 Nov - 27 Nov 2018
2 Days     9:00 am – 4:00 pm

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This course is ideal for

This Microsoft Project 2013 course is ideal for project managers, coordinators or team members who need to track projects electronically.

Course prerequisites

Participants will need to be familiar with the Windows Operating System and be able to open, close and save files. Experience using Microsoft Excel is an advantage.

What you will learn

  • Create tasks and manage task durations
  • Create relationships between tasks, set constraints and deadlines and identify tasks on the critical path
  • Effectively use resource assignment in a project and assign costs
  • Use reporting features to track and analyse a project

Topics covered in this training course

  • Navigating Microsoft Project
    • Work with the ribbon interface
    • Work with the quick access toolbar
    • Use the backstage
    • Work with views, tables and forms
    • Work with split screens
    • Navigate through existing projects
  • Creating a project plan
    • Understand your project
    • Create and save a new project
    • Set specific options
    • Set start and finish dates
    • Define time
    • Adjust standard calendars
    • Create public holidays and new calendars
  • Setting up tasks
    • Manual vs automatic scheduling
    • Summary tasks
    • Import task information
    • Insert tasks
    • Add task notes
    • Add hyperlinks
  • Task durations
    • Enter task durations
    • Estimate task durations
    • Enter milestones
    • Format text styles
  • Creating relationships
    • Create task links
    • Enter lag and lead time
    • Understand project slack
    • View the critical path
    • Format the Gantt chart
  • Task constraints
    • Add constraints
    • View constraints
    • Add a deadline
  • Printing and PDF
    • Print the Gantt chart
    • Adjust print settings
    • Filter results for print
    • Add a highlight filter
    • Save for PDF
  • Resourcing a project
    • Create a resource pool
    • Assign calendars
    • Adjust resource information
    • Change the unit display
  • Assigning resources
    • Assign work times
    • Understand task types
    • Levelling resources
    • Fix over allocated resources
  • Costs
    • Add variable resource costs
    • Cost accrual
    • Add fixed costs to tasks
    • View cost breakdowns
  • Tracking projects
    • Create and set a baseline
    • View the baseline in the tracking Gantt
    • Track actual changes
    • Update tasks and the project
    • Use the tracking table
    • Progress lines
  • Printing reports
    • View standard Project reports
    • Produce visual reports
    • Display and print the timeline

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